Interviewer: Hi, I’m Gail Nichol-Kailing, Senior Editor at WhatTheyThink.com and I'm here today with Moe Farsheed, who is the President and CEO of Mind Fire. Moe, I want to congratulate you on your tenth anniversary.
Moe Farsheed: Thank you very much. It’s very exciting in these difficult times to be around 10 years.
Interviewer: Exactly. Exactly. And make it through the ten years. But that’s not the only recognition that we’ve got to give you. You’ve won an award recently. The Inc. 500?
Moe Farsheed: Yes. We were -- actually due to our customers, the success of our clients we were very excited to hear for the second year in a row that we were recipients of the Inc. 500, fastest growing companies. And again, I can’t reiterate the importance our clients, that’s how we make our money, our client success is our success.
Interviewer: Right. Right. Now award though really gives you credibility in the industry as well; doesn’t it?
Moe Farsheed: I think that’s an important point, because we are in difficult times, financial times, and I think name recognition, making sure that you don’t make a mistake, getting it right the first time is critical to service providers, printers that are doing their best to thrive in this very difficult time. And so I think the right name recognition, the fact that we have been able to grow is -- clients have been able to grow, it really gives us credibility that I think is required in this space.
Interviewer: Absolutely. Thank you.
Guy Gecht on the State of the Inkjet Business
Published: March 27, 2017
Guy Gecht, EFI's CEO, discusses the state of the inkjet business, from signs and displays to packaging, building materials and textiles. He outlines the opportunities for printing businesses these emerging applications present. He points out that inkjet printers are opening the door to a plethora of specialty applications that can fuel business growth.
Global Graphics: Working to Support Industry Efficiency
Published: March 27, 2017
Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics, shares information the initiatives the company has underway to better support manufacturers of inkjet presses during the development process, as well as the company's role in conducting interoperability events around the launch of PDF 2.0 to ease its entry into the market.
The Importance of a Good Web-to-Print Demo Site
Published: March 23, 2017
Demonstrating your web-to-print solution is critical to your sales process. Use your demonstration site to configure all the bells and whistles of your solution so you never have to say, "we support that feature but its not configured on this site."
The Future Of Customer Communications In The Financial Services Industry
Published: March 22, 2017
Matt Swain, Senior Director at InfoTrends, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about the latest trends in customer communications, some of which is driven by financial technology that is enabling more voice-driven communications. Consumers have increasingly demanding expectations about how they interact with financial services providers, including optimized print communications.
Ghent Workgroup PDF Study aims to Identify Gaps in the Standard
Published: March 21, 2017
David Zwang, WhatTheyThink's Technology Editor and Chairman of the Ghent Workgroup, explains why the organization is conducting a landmark PDF study. The last study was conducted in 2008 and is not representative of todays workflow demands. They want to understand how people are using PDF and identify gaps in the standard that the Ghent Workgroup can help address for better process integration in commercial print and packaging production. Visit http://www.gwg.org/gwg-2017-pdf-survey/