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GAMUT: Idealliance Printing & Packaging Podcast

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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

7038371070


Episodes

75: The Enormous Potential of On-Demand Print and Multimedia Engagement

12/8/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, our guest John Parson explains the enormous potential of technology that combines the printed page's educational value with digital media to solve education challenges in a COVID environment. John is the Principal of the Seattle-based consulting firm Intuideas. He is an independent writer, editor, and business analyst in the printing and publishing sectors. John, along with Dr. Harvey Levenson, co-authored the book, "Introduction to...

Duration:00:38:11

74: Why Should the Supply Chain Adopt Universal Requirements like GRACoL 2013?

11/24/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, our guest Steve Smiley of Smiley Color & Associates, an international expert in the field of flexo printing, brand color management, and ISO standards, shares valuable insight on global adoption of G7®, GRACoL® 2013, and universal datasets like ISO/PAS 15339 by brands and print manufacturers. Steve also dives into quality scoring and new improvements like Print Quality Exchange (PQX) and Print Requirements Exchange (PRX)...

Duration:00:20:13

73: The Forefront of Research, Education, and Diversity

11/10/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, Dr. Reem El Asaleh, an academic leader in graphic communication research, development, and education, talks about her diverse background and current work critical to the print and packaging industry. Dr. El Asaleh shares details on research projects covering Extended Color Gamut technology, ICC Max, artificial intelligence's impact in print, and the Dimension's Pilot program, an initiative to study equity and diversity, and inclusion in...

Duration:00:33:38

72: In 2020, is Flexographic Printing the Superior Technology?

10/27/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, our guest Steve Smiley of Smiley Color & Associates, an international expert in the field of flexo printing, brand color management, and ISO standards, makes an excellent case for why flexo is the best and most versatile option for the print and packaging supply chain. Steve Smiley is a 40+year veteran of print manufacturing and pre-media and world-leading advocate and technical expert for some of the largest consumer product companies,...

Duration:00:20:58

71: How Pantone® Formula Guides are Made and How to Use Them

10/13/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, our guest Jason Campbell of X-Rite-PANTONE®, explores how they manufacture the Pantone Formula guides used by millions of designers and producers worldwide to help define, communicate and control color from inspiration to realization. Jason is a critical member of the Idealliance Print Properties Committee (PPC). His career began as a print manufacturer where he spent 16 years managing the modernization and automation of the entire...

Duration:00:50:14

70: Discovering the Future of Color – Part Two

9/29/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, Don Carli, co-founder and President of Nima Hunter eloquently discusses the future of color management by first describing the beginning of innovative solutions like stochastic screening and expanded gamut technology. Don also shares the key findings of the research study, “Discovering a New World of Color and Appearance Management Solutions.” Don Carli has been a management consultant and senior advisor to advertisers, publishers, and...

Duration:00:23:30

69: Discovering the Future of Color – Part One

9/15/2020
In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, Don Carli, co-founder and President of Nima Hunter eloquently discusses the future of color management by first describing the beginning of innovative solutions like stochastic screening and expanded gamut technology. Don also shares the key findings of the research study, “Discovering a New World of Color and Appearance Management Solutions.” Don Carli has been a management consultant and senior advisor to advertisers, publishers, and...

Duration:00:55:06

68: Sweden’s Unique Print and Packaging Education

9/1/2020
In this episode, Tommy Bonte' discusses how Brobygrafiska's vocational education supports the print and packaging supply chain with cutting-edge equipment and solutions. Brobygrafiska is the meeting place and educational center within the graphic area: graphic design, packaging design, web, prepress, and flexographic printing. Brobygrafiska educates within Advanced Vocational Education. For companies, they offer training courses based on request, facilities for testing and prototypes,...

Duration:00:26:25

67: A New Standard for Communicating Print Quality (Part II)

8/18/2020
For years poor communication of quality expectations between brands, buyers, and suppliers has plagued the supply chain causing waste, frustration, and customer dissatisfaction. Idealliance's Dianne Kennedy discusses the latest innovation, Print Quality Exchange Format (PQX) or ISO 20616-2, which defines a standard XML report designed to enable the exchange of print quality data reports from printers to brands and print buyers. Part two of a two-part series. Dianne Kennedy Bio Dianne...

Duration:00:29:37

66: A New Standard for Communicating Print Quality (Part I)

8/4/2020
For years poor communication of quality expectations between brands, buyers, and suppliers has plagued the supply chain causing waste, frustration, and customer dissatisfaction. Idealliance's Dianne Kennedy discusses the latest innovation, Print Quality Exchange Format (PQX) or ISO 20616-2, which defines a standard XML report designed to enable the exchange of print quality data reports from printers to brands and print buyers. Part one of a two-part series. Dianne Kennedy Bio Dianne...

Duration:00:27:11

65: The Color Genius of ColorLogic

7/7/2020
Barbara Braun-Metz, Owner and CEO, and Thorsten Braun CTO of ColorLogic GmbH discuss current innovations in color transformation algorithms, automation, and standardizing Extended Color Gamut printing. We also get an inside view of some of their essential products. ColorLogic GmbH is an award-winning, global company committed to providing the most advanced software technology in color management. Their suite of products includes ColorAnt, CoPrA, and ZePrA, which offer an unparalleled range...

Duration:00:41:07

64: Google's Marco Ugolini - A Journey from the Dark Room to Perfecting Brand Color in the Digital Age

6/23/2020
Google's Marco Ugolini discusses the digital transformation of brand photography in advertising, print, and packaging. Marco's career began in photography at the world-famous Lexington Labs in Manhattan, collaborating with legendary photographers like Bruce Weber to produce iconic ad campaigns for clients like Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren. A certified Idealliance G7® Expert, Marco takes us on a historical journey from black and white photography, to his early adoption of Photoshop, to why...

Duration:01:01:47

63: Innovation and the Human Component - An Inside Look at Legendary Heidelberg

6/17/2020
Jim Tillery, Sheetfed Product Manager at Heidelberg USA, discusses core values, strategies, and authentic partnerships that ultimately improve quality, efficiency, and ROI for Heidelberg users. Jim's years of manufacturing experience and wisdom is at the heart of this discussion. Heidelberg's mission is to supply the best end-to-end solutions for industrial print production – from the prepress stage right through to a product that is ready for dispatch. At Heidelberg, they focus on products...

Duration:00:35:47

62: Raising the Bar in Color Measurement

6/2/2020
Jay Kelbley, i1Product Manager, X-Rite PANTONE®, discusses the growth in new printing materials like textiles, glass, backlit displays, and how the new family of i1Pro 3 products support them. Jay holds a master's degree in fine arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has decades of experience working on color, printer, and camera systems for Kodak, Sony, & Samsung. X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With Pantone,...

Duration:00:25:18

61: The Amazing Story of Automation and Innovation at Konica Minolta

5/19/2020
Dr. Mark Bohan, Director Color Solutions at Konica Minolta, discusses advanced automation of the Accurio Press with IQ-501 technology and how these inventions interact seamlessly with cloud-based color management products like AccurioPro CloudEye. Mark describes how Konica Minolta’s latest solutions fit perfectly within Industry 4.0 and the closed-loop attributes of automated color alignment to G7® target conditions. --- GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member...

Duration:00:37:46

60: The State of Graphic Arts Standards Developments—Part II

4/21/2020
Ray Cheydleur, Printing and Imaging Product Portfolio Manager, X-Rite PANTONE®, discusses the current state of specifications and standards like: ISO 20616-2Part II of our discussion covers standards development and why it matters to the global print and packaging supply chain. Cheydleur is also the Chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (USTAG) to ISO Technical Committee 130 (ISO TC130) that develops standards for the graphic arts industry, Chairman of ANSI/CGATS and Vice-Chair of the...

Duration:00:31:18

59: The State of Graphic Arts Standards Developments—Part I

4/14/2020
Ray Cheydleur, Printing and Imaging Product Portfolio Manager, X-Rite PANTONE®, discusses the current state of specifications and standards like: CxFX4 Part I of our discussion covers standards development of G7®, ISO 12647-2, ECG, and why it matters to the global print and packaging supply chain. Cheydleur is also the Chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (USTAG) to ISO Technical Committee 130 (ISO TC130) that develops standards for the graphic arts industry, Chairman of ANSI/CGATS...

Duration:00:31:01

58: Coming out of the Dark – Leaving TVI behind for G7®

4/7/2020
In this episode, four international industry veterans of digital and analog print technologies like offset, inkjet, screen, flexo, and gravure discuss the tremendous difference in value between G7® and litho-centric TVI specifications like Fogra. Guests: --- 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...

Duration:00:20:21

57: Realistic and Objective Expectations for Buyer and Brand Color Acceptance

3/31/2020
David Hunter, the co-founder and principal at ChromaChecker discusses a critical and often overlooked metric used to predict and quantify print buyers' expectations for color. David has pioneered a process that quantifies a person's expectation of color match acceptance and carries it through the complete manufacturing workflow, ensuring success for manufacturers and their customers. David was one of Apple Computers' first three ColorSync Profilers. He is also one of the early G7 Experts,...

Duration:00:38:06

56: What’s Inside & the Importance of the New Idealliance Guide to Print Production

3/24/2020
Ron Ellis, Chair of Idealliance Print Properties & Colorimetric Council and leading global brand consultant, is back to discuss the value of latest Idealliance's Guide to Print Production v20. This is a free publication that addresses new ISO standards, new characterization datasets, new specifications in printing and packaging, lighting, viewing, measurement and a tremendous amount of new leading practices. Idealliance's Guide to Print Production is an insight into our work at...

Duration:00:24:47