Software - MIS
Gavin Jordan-Smith of Ricoh sat down with Patrick Bolan of Avanti to talk about Avanti Slingshot.
Implementing major new software, such as a Print MIS, within an environment where people already feel stretched on a day-to-day basis can sometimes feel like a daunting task. To combat potential issues, it is important that preparation and communication occur before decisions are made.
How well do you know your own business? You might know what products and services sell well, but do you know your margins? You may have added new services in response to requests from customers or perceived market opportunities, but are you charging the right price for them? Should you even be offering those services?
The SpencerMetrics CONNECT system was installed in a busy pressroom, running two to three shifts depending on demand.
Moeller Printing, a family-owned business in Indianapolis since 1931, can capture and collect real-time information to make adjustments on press and even in prepress, identify ways to be more consistently efficient, catch issues before they become problems, and track trends over time, which ultimately reduces costs.
One of the more comprehensive printIQ builds undertaken recently was for CPC Colorado, which recently expanded through the acquisition of a new company specializing in wide-format and flexo. With the acquisition of the new company wanted to bring everything into its existing MIS system.
Würk from OmniPrint International is the first-ever print business management software on the market that manages print production with a simple barcode that automates the entire order process, winning the award for SGIA’s “Product of the Year - Software, Automation” for 2018 and 2019.
As the print industry continues its technological evolution, and as new generations of tech-savvy younger employees enter the workforce, we can continue to expect a change in the landscape of print production. Thaddeus Stevens College in Lancaster, Pa., and the people behind the Print MIS PressWise have joined forces.
The Touch7 Photo NEON plugin enables brands, designers, and printers to utilize these neon colors in their images.