Trusty printers and scanners are so much more than just office equipment. They have become a critical link in office networks, as they connect us to shared drives, laptops, mobile phones and tablet devices.
If your goal is to capture more work from today’s print-embracing marketers, your current sheet-fed digital press might not be up to the quest. Brands and businesses want direct mail, invitations, packaging and other pieces that earn maximum impact for their marketing spend, and when you bring these value-add capabilities to the table, you benefit handsomely. Print service providers’ profit margins on digital print enhancement can be high (50% to 400%), resulting in a quick return on investment (ROI)1 — for printers with the right equipment.
In a recent post I wrote about how a couple of trends in the automotive industry are driving the need for manufacturers to invest in industrial edge data centers. But an additional pair of trends promises to bring additional players into the equation, namely infrastructure providers including local and state governments and utilities.
With cosmetic procedures and surgery gaining popularity around the world, there is a lot of curiosity about the process. However, the downside of this is that there is a lot of false and inaccurate information that is being spread. Dr Maher Alahdab addresses some of the major misconceptions that people have when it comes to cosmetic procedures:
Historically, the healthcare industry has been paper intensive, but in this digital age, document scanning and archiving will help speed up patient care, improve records management, ensure regulatory compliance and provide significant cost savings. Medical scanning and data capture technologies are now becoming an integral part of the industry.
Robots, looking as we usually imagine them or see in movies – androids or other humanlike robots –still are on their way to a wide use in our business and private life. For now, they are mostly engaged in promotion and entertainment at public events and conferences. Needless to say, they get the wow effect, but still are of little use to business.
As we celebrate World Entrepreneurs’ Day this week (21 August), the spotlight is on the brave souls who venture out into the unknown and realise their ambitions of starting their own businesses. Small businesses are capable of powering the UAE economy, reinvesting into the community and driving innovation at an unprecedented pace.
With businesses of all sizes undergoing digital transformation, the role of printed documents has changed. Many businesses are transitioning documents to digital by using document scanners as well as document management systems. This represents a change in workflow as well as technology. As businesses change their processes to integrate more digital documents, the role and process of print will continue to evolve.