Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.
Published: October 27, 2015
Kathy Popovich, Dscoop's new North American Director, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about how Dscoop is shifting its strategies to take the organization to the next level as it enters its second decade -- including featuring Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, as a keynote speaker at the April conference.
Published: October 26, 2015
Cary Sherburne talks to John Berthelsen of PGSF about what's new with their program centered around attracting more students to our industry.
Published: October 23, 2015
Those chicken people at KFC have placed a Bluetooth Polaroid printer at the bottom of a bucket of legs, thighs, and breasts. Frank shows his 30-year old antique Polaroid and tries to plug a Firewire cable into a….You don’t want to know.
Published: October 22, 2015
David Steinhardt, President & CEO of IDEAlliance, speaks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about Idealliance's 50 years of serving the media supply chain by helping to increase efficiency of the supply chain, including the continuing importance of print and the marriage of print and digital. He also explains why it was important to recently hold a PRIMEX conference in San Francisco.
Published: October 21, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Eric Vessels talks to Mark Serbin, President of Serbin Print Marketing and Publishing. Mark talks about his business, new areas of growth in marketing, and his recent attendance at the Xerox Forum as Xerox Premier Partner member.
Published: October 20, 2015
Dan Thompson of Toronto-based DT Print Solutions tells the story of how his business was founded on an HP Indigo press, delivering high quality, fast turn work. The model has worked, and another HP Indigo press and wide format printing were recently added in a high touch, high quality service provider.
Published: October 19, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Cary Sherburne talked to Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke during Graph Expo 2015 to find out what's new at Kodak, growth in its Sonora process free plates business, and what Kodak is working on in the area of functional printing for touchscreen panel manufacturing.
Published: October 16, 2015
Frank talks about Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters of E. Aurora, NY. Hubbard began the American arts and crafts movement and sold printed material via mail order at the turn of the last century.
Published: October 15, 2015
Jennifer Matt speaks about the dramatic transition we find ourselves in the middle of today, from physical communication mediums to digital devices. This transition is impacting all aspects of your business and your customer’s businesses. The per-page business model that print has been anchored to starts to look awkwardly dated in this connected, mobile, marketplace.
Published: October 15, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Adam Dewitz talks to Jeroen van Druenen CEO of Jubels in the Netherlands and president of the XMPie Users Group about the upcoming XMPie Users Group Conference from Oct. 25-28 in Miami, FL. Topics at the conference: Print, Personalization, Multi-channel marketing, Marketing automation, and Digital media.
Published: October 14, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Patrick Henry talks to Mark Abramson CEO at PrintForm about creating complex packaging product with run-lengths of one. PrintForm was recently involved in the team that created a printed virtual reality headset and talks about building teams to do this type of work.
Published: October 13, 2015
Pitney Bowes's Ben Matarese talks about multichannel document production using the Pitney Bowes EngageOne platform.
Published: October 9, 2015
Frank collects printed material from and about the day he was born. He has never gotten over it. Frank likes the printed record that follows all of us through life.
Published: October 8, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Adam Dewitz talks to Crit Driessen, VP Strategy and Alliances at Canon's Océ Printing Systems about the continous feed production inkjet strategy Canon has put in place to go after the commercial printing market.
Published: October 6, 2015
Michael Byrne of Fulfillment America joins Senior Editor Cary Sherburne to talk about how HP SmartStream Production Center has helped the company manage its very complex business, ranging from traditional print on demand to B2C wedding invitations.
Published: October 5, 2015
John Kline, VP of Global Solutions at Pitney Bowes previews the Epic Inserting Solution. The Epic Inserting Solution is a high speed letter processing solution for complex transactional processing.
Published: October 5, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Adam Dewitz talks with Christian Unterberger, Executive Vice President at Océ Printing Systems, a Canon Company, about the recent Commercial Printing Business Days held in Poing, Germany. Printers from around the world took part in the 3 day event to see the latest in continuous feed solutions from Canon Océ.
Published: October 2, 2015
Frank comments on printing out the gazillion pages of Wikipedia, which you can buy for $500,000. You would need an equal amount for the building to house it. He also comments on “printing errors” and amateur forgery.
Published: October 1, 2015
Mike Herold, Director of Product Marketing for Inkjet for Ricoh, looks ahead to drupa 2016. Inkjet is mainstream, not promises and hope, and drupa will be the stage for new business drivers and business development on that will drive the technology forward.
Published: September 29, 2015
Degory Valentine, Vice-President and OpenSoft, explains the OpenSoft solutions that were recipients of the prestigious Must See 'em award at Graph Expo 2015. This included DaVinci in the order and sales entry category, and Scissorhands, automation for guillotine cutters. You may have seen the scary Scissorhands ladies at the show!