Operational Excellence is No Longer Optional

Operational Excellence is No Longer Optional One of the highlights from Print 17 were a number of excellent presentations by leading companies who have demonstrated operational excellence. One example was presented during the Print 17 Luncheon by the managers of the Blue Valley Schools' in-plant. In the presentation video, staff explain the benefits of a

In-Plant Primer 201: Value Proposition- In-plant Manager VS the C-Suite

In-Plant Primer 201: Article #4- In-plant manager VS Administration View of the In-plant Benefits & Value Proposition This article is part of our dealer and vendor in-plant education initiative called “In-Plant Primer: From Operations Basics to Advanced Sales Concepts.” Divided into six basic (101) and six advanced topics, this is the fourth post of the advanced in-plant

In-Plant Primer 201: In-plant Language, Terms to Use and Avoid

In-Plant Primer 201: Article #3- Specific In-plant and Commercial Printer Terms and Language to Use and Avoid This article is part of our dealer and vendor in-plant education initiative called “In-Plant Primer: From Operations Basics to Advanced Sales Concepts.” Divided into six basic (101) and six advanced topics, this is the third post of the advanced

In-Plant Primer 201: Operational & Financial Concerns- In-plants by Vertical & Why it Matters

In-Plant Primer 201: Article #2- In-plants by Vertical Impact Size, Concerns and What is Printed This article is part of our initiative to educate dealers and vendors about in-plants, called “In-Plant Primer: From Operations Basics to Advanced Sales Concepts.” Divided into basic (101) and advanced topics, this is the second post of the advanced in-plant primer series,

Bold Moves for the Future Print 17 Panelist Closeup- Sacramento State

Sacramento State To Discuss Outdoor Wide Format and Workflow Software Initiative in Print 17 Session This article is the second of a series introducing each of the three in-plant panelists on the Print 17 panel I’ll be moderating September 11th titled “In-Plant Panel: Bold Moves for the Future.” The session features in-plant leaders in Healthcare,

Bold Moves for the Future Print 17 Panelist Closeup- UPMC

UPMC to Discuss Handling Growth Through New Equipment, Workflow and Standardization This article is the first of a series introducing each of the three in-plant panelists on the Print 17 panel I’ll be moderating September 11th titled “In-Plant Panel: Bold Moves for the Future.” The session features in-plant leaders in Healthcare, Higher Education and non-profit.

In-Plant Primer 201: Operational & Financial Concerns- Financial Models

In-Plant Primer 201: Article #1- In-plant Financial Models and Their Impact on Decisions If you are a regular reader, you may already know that we working with industry consultant, Howie Fenton, to create information for dealers, reps and owners and print equipment vendors to help them better understand the in-plant market. Comprised of two six-article series

Justifying Your Existence 3-Part Series: #3- Investing in Non-Print Technology or Services

Justifying Your Existence: Part 3- Non-Print Technology or Services This is the third and last in a series of blogs that addresses how to create a strategy to justify your in-plant’s existence. In the first blog, we talked about measuring performance. In the second, how to use benchmarking to prove your value, and in this

In-Plant Primer 101: Trends and Challenges- 8 Probing Questions to Sell Workflow Solutions

In-Plant Primer 101: Article #6- 8 In-plant Questions that Identify Workflow Solution Opportunities This in-plant primer article is the sixth in a 12-article series designed to help dealers and print vendors understand in-plants called “In-Plant Primer: From Operations Basics to Advanced Sales Concepts.” All topics were announced in our first post. This last article in the

Justifying Your Existence 3-Part Series: #2- Benchmark Your In-plant

Justifying Your Existence: Part Two- Benchmark Your In-plant This is the second of three blogs that address how to create a strategy to justify your existence and prove the value of the in-plant, corporate or in-house print center. In the first blog, we talked about measuring performance. In this blog, we are discussing bench-marking performance.