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A global technical podcast featuring guests from around the world, GAMUT is focused on bringing the industry highly informative, technical leading practices and initiatives on: brand management, measurable supply chain management programs, global print standards, design intent, measurement and evaluation, communicating across a global supply chain, proof-to-print alignment, workflow and process control standardization, color management and control, design thinking, hardware-instruments-tools and software advancing the industry, leading industry technical initiatives and stories of transformation from extraordinary minds within the print and packaging supply chain. Idealliance is a global non-profit think tank with 12 strategically located offices around the world, the largest certifying body in the world for industry competencies, systems, materials, and facilities and one of the world’s leading contributor to ISO standards, as a Liaison “A” to the International Organization for Standardization.

A global technical podcast featuring guests from around the world, GAMUT is focused on bringing the industry highly informative, technical leading practices and initiatives on: brand management, measurable supply chain management programs, global print standards, design intent, measurement and evaluation, communicating across a global supply chain, proof-to-print alignment, workflow and process control standardization, color management and control, design thinking, hardware-instruments-tools and software advancing the industry, leading industry technical initiatives and stories of transformation from extraordinary minds within the print and packaging supply chain. Idealliance is a global non-profit think tank with 12 strategically located offices around the world, the largest certifying body in the world for industry competencies, systems, materials, and facilities and one of the world’s leading contributor to ISO standards, as a Liaison “A” to the International Organization for Standardization.
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United States

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A global technical podcast featuring guests from around the world, GAMUT is focused on bringing the industry highly informative, technical leading practices and initiatives on: brand management, measurable supply chain management programs, global print standards, design intent, measurement and evaluation, communicating across a global supply chain, proof-to-print alignment, workflow and process control standardization, color management and control, design thinking, hardware-instruments-tools and software advancing the industry, leading industry technical initiatives and stories of transformation from extraordinary minds within the print and packaging supply chain. Idealliance is a global non-profit think tank with 12 strategically located offices around the world, the largest certifying body in the world for industry competencies, systems, materials, and facilities and one of the world’s leading contributor to ISO standards, as a Liaison “A” to the International Organization for Standardization.

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English

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Episodes

31: The Extended Color Gamut (ECG) Revolution is Going Mainstream

9/17/2019
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Dr. Kiran Deshpande, a world-renowned color scientist for Siegwerk, authoritatively clarifies the current state of Extended Color Gamut printing. As well, he discusses conjecture and reality surrounding color gamut comparisons in the first episode of a two-part series with one of the brightest minds in the print and packaging supply chain. Guest: Dr. Kiran Deshpande, Siegwerk. GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join us in creating the future of our...

Duration:00:29:46

30: "Inside The Brand" With Walgreens Boots Alliance

9/10/2019
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Walgreens Boots Alliance is the world's largest pharmacy and retail health destination, employing more than 415,000 people in 25 countries around the globe. Andrew Horn, Lead Color Scientist, shares this incredible brand's story from their side of the consumer goods packaging industry, walking through how design-to-print processes ensure efficiency and keep WBA on the cutting edge using innovative solutions like Extended Color Gamut (ECG) printing and consumer behavior analytics...

Duration:00:33:00

29: The Good, Bad, & Ugly of PANTONE® & Adobe Creative Suite

9/3/2019
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Mark Gundlach, X-Rite Solution Architect, shares a dose of reality on exchanging PANTONE® colors in the design-to-print supply chain. He expertly covers the good, the bad, and the ugly when converting PANTONE® solid colors to process in design applications like Adobe Creative Suite, as well as insight into the printing processes behind PANTONE® Solid formula guides, Color Bridge, Extended Color Gamut guides, and more. Guest: Mark Gundlach, Solution Architect, X-Rite PANTONE®. GAMUT is...

Duration:00:46:08

28: Cog: Driving Faster, Smarter Packaging Development

8/27/2019
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In one of our most intriguing episodes to date, we go inside the creative mind of David Lukshus, President and CEO of Cog, a CPG development company with a fascinating background from studying forensics to working with the biggest names in the creative world. David talks about his path in life and how it shaped his creative mind, along with a never-stop-learning approach and how his company works with brands on front-end packaging innovation, design-to-print optimization, and acceleration to...

Duration:00:43:40

27: MeasureColor: Measuring & Scoring Brand Color in the Cloud

8/20/2019
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Dan Uress, CEO of Colorware products and MeasureColor software, a joint venture between Colorware B.V. and Colorware U.S.A. with offices in the Netherlands and the United States, discusses putting customers first in the end product, overcoming color communication standards and metrics, and the exchange of color data for the collection of results to meet customer’s standards in the most seamless way. Serving thousands of companies worldwide, Colorware solutions bring increased usability,...

Duration:00:36:49

26: Courage to Step Outside the Echo Chamber

8/13/2019
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Tim Baechle, CEO of Idealliance, passionately discusses the importance of stepping outside of the echo chamber in order to do what you do amazingly well. One must choose courage over comfort. You have to step outside of the echo chamber and realize that courage is the inner resolution to go forward despite obstacles. Life can be very metaphoric. Choose your “swim lane”, jump off the blocks, and swim, swim, swim, but don’t forget to breathe. The dedication, focus and discipline required to...

Duration:00:33:37

25: The Bernard Group: Creating Exceptional Big Brand Retail Experiences

8/6/2019
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Diego Diaz, VP of Manufacturing at The Bernard Group, outlines the mindset of their extraordinary staff to create incredible work for monster brands such as Adidas, Patagonia, Sephora, Behr, New Balance, and many more. They tirelessly work to create partnerships and open communication in everything from design-to-color management to end product in order to bring every element of their expertise to their customers. This has created massive growth through the years while maintaining a start-up...

Duration:00:36:42

24: IWCO Direct: The Benchmark of a Process Control Culture

7/30/2019
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Mike Todryk elegantly walks through what anyone would describe as THE absolute benchmark process control company - across (3) facilities, (13) Continuous Web Litho Presses, (10) Continuous Web Inkjet Presses, (10) Flexo Presses, (3) Digital EP Presses, (2) Sheetfed Offset Presses, (3) Contract Proofers - all maintained by (4) in-house G7® Experts. On top of this, all technologies are G7 Master Qualified to the highest tier of G7 Qualification-Colorspace and IWCO Direct maintains a staggering...

Duration:00:23:34

23: MindFire: Quality is Not a Race to the Bottom

7/23/2019
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David Rosendahl, Co-Founder and President of MindFire, a two-time Inc. 500 award-winning omni-channel marketing software company, based on change thinking and how the curious and cognitive human brain works, emphasizes that companies must have a paramount focus on quality. If your focus is on price to your consumer, you are in a race to the bottom. David’s personal story and anecdotes are fascinating and this company was built on passion and principles. His authenticity is electric and is...

Duration:00:46:13

22. Why Don’t My PANTONE® Colors Match?

7/16/2019
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Jason Campbell of X-Rite-PANTONE® answers this question as well as how to make sure they do. Jason came into print at a time when conventional analog processes began the migration to digital and was among the early adopters of DTP. His career began at a print manufacturer where he spent 16 years managing the modernization and automation of the entire production workflow from design to print. Jason joined X-Rite in 2015 as a Solution Architect focused on packaging and has a unique background...

Duration:00:42:04

21. Cospecto: Streamlining Global Brand Consistency

7/9/2019
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Mark Verbist, entrepreneur, educator, innovator, color management expert, brand consultant, and packaging designer delivers streamlined color consistency, standardization, communication, process control, and all the elements and tools necessary for an incredible partnership between brands and service providers through their unique software and market approach. Cospecto: driving quality, consistency, and profitability around the world. Guest: Mark Verbist, Director of Business Development at...

Duration:01:03:57

20: WestRock MPS: $14B, 320 Global Facilities & 1 Global Standard

7/2/2019
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Jack Frank, Color Process Manager N.A. and member of the Idealliance Board of Directors, masterfully articulates brand and brand service provider collaboration and how this process works through the WestRock MPS Global Color Excellence Program, which is founded on global standardization, communication, collaboration, GRACoL®, G7®, lean manufacturing, and the brilliant minds around the world that make this possible. Excellence is the benchmark. Color management is the bedrock of their quality...

Duration:00:33:33

19: A Professor's Insight: Adobe PDF 2.0 & Teaching G7® at Ryerson University

6/25/2019
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Chris Smythe, Assistant Professor at the Ryerson University School of Graphic Communications Management in Toronto, joins to discuss Adobe PDF/X 6 & PDF 2.0 ISO standards, supporting student scholarships through the Idealliance Foundation, and the importance of G7® methodology in color reproduction, gray balance, and printing device calibration. Guest: Chris Smythe, Assistant Professor, Ryerson University School of Graphic Communications Management. GAMUT is produced and published by...

Duration:00:44:37

18: Starprint Vietnam: A Remarkable Story of Fate & Service

6/18/2019
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Thane Taithongchai, Vice President of Starprint Vietnam, will leave you speechless with the fascinating tale of an encounter 60 years ago that built Starprint into serving the largest brands in the world such as: Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle, Diageo, Crayola, Unilever, and countless others. Topics include: certifications as a prerequisite to earning business, respecting human rights, giving back, and the power of education. The foundation of quality and integrity starts with being in the...

Duration:00:47:45

17: Sgsco: Evangelizing the Brand Story Omni-Channel, Weaving Consumer Relationships

6/11/2019
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Michael Grady, Global Marketing Director of sgsco - a global collective with offices around the world, working with the largest brands, retailers, and printers globally - lays the foundation of sgsco’s success across the omni-channel, bringing ideas to market and creating relationships between brands and consumers through every medium. Michael also shares his fascinating personal story: one of servant leadership, giving back, starting a nonprofit, serving on the Board of Idealliance, and the...

Duration:00:33:17

16: Idealliance PPC: Global Collaboration Where Standards Are Born

6/4/2019
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Ron Ellis, Chair of Idealliance Print Properties & Colorimetric Council and leading global brand consultant joins Idealliance CEO Tim Baechle to talk passionately about Idealliance’s focus on global collaboration and service to others as the critical cornerstones of our work around the world. Continuing with the work that has come out of PPC that is utilized across the globe, the work that is currently being done within PPC, the tremendously brilliant global contributors who give their time...

Duration:00:33:04

15: The Importance & “How To” of Updating PANTONE® Libraries in Adobe Creative Cloud

5/28/2019
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Iain Pike, x-rite PANTONE®, breaks out the color palette and emphasizes the importance and “how to” of maintaining and updating PANTONE® color libraries in Adobe Creative Cloud. Guest: Iain Pike, x-rite PANTONE®. GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join us in creating the future of our industry. Learn more about Idealliance Certification Programs such as: G7®, BrandQ®, Color Management Professional® and Print Planning & Estimating...

Duration:00:23:54

14: Inside the Press Room: A Journeyman’s Memoir of Brand Printing

5/21/2019
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Ron Prevost, master pressman at Taylor Corporation - a global brand service provider with facilities in 11 countries around the world, serving 275 of the Fortune 500 - turns the ink keys on process control, color management, chemistry, on-site brand checks, and what it takes to deliver reproduction excellence run-to-run for brand after brand. Guest: Ron Prevost, Taylor Corporation. GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join us in creating the future of...

Duration:00:25:24

13: Process Control Automation & Brand Expectations

5/14/2019
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Techkon’s Devin Abramowitz outlines the significant and most critical component of color management: process control. Instrumentation and software are critical to meeting and measuring expectations day in and day out of any operation. Creating a process control culture pivots on automation control and the ability to measure and manage the “money” being manufactured, which is: print. Guest: Devin Abramowitz, Techkon. GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and...

Duration:00:54:18

12: AI in Print: Distributive Manufacturing

5/7/2019
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From Tilia Labs, Tyler Thompson extols on the magnificent disruptive technology of artificial intelligence and their innovative approach to the industry: built with a start-up mentality, information at your fingertips, and how the younger generation of the industry defines “normal”, where automation is everyday life. Tyler holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Clemson University in Graphics Communications, Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and a M.Sc. in Information and Communication...

Duration:00:45:39