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Listen to our industry experts help you cut through the noise of data, offering unbiased insights in imaging, printing, and communications.

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Listen to our industry experts help you cut through the noise of data, offering unbiased insights in imaging, printing, and communications.

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English

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Episodes
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HP and EdTech Addressing the Worldwide Teacher Crisis

5/23/2024
Keypoint Intelligence’s Mark Davis is joined by Charlie Radman, HP’s Global Head of Education, for a candid discussion on the teacher shortage and how HP works with stakeholders to find desired solutions. If you work in print, education, or both, this episode is right up your alley as they also look at how EdTech and artificial intelligence (AI) can be a dynamic pairing in today’s ever-changing world.

Duration:00:19:16

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An Overview of the Tungsten Automation Summit

5/15/2024
Lee Davis and Keith Haas, Analysts in Keypoint Intelligence’s Workplace Group, attended the Tungsten Automation Summit in Manhattan in early May. Listen now as they discuss the reasoning behind the company’s rebrand, their views on the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in helping people tackle work, and how Tungsten Automation (formally Kofax) is implementing AI tools in new and existing offerings.

Duration:00:21:16

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Innovations Unleashed - Keypoint Intelligence Previews drupa

5/8/2024
Greg Cholmondeley, German Sacristan, and Eric Zimmerman, all from Keypoint Intelligence’s Production Group, sit down for a discussion on what to expect at drupa—that once-every-four-year event that’s a must attend for so many in print. From artificial intelligence (AI) integration to robotics process automation (RPA) to sustainable print technologies, the 2024 edition should provide attendees with a comprehensive look into our future.

Duration:00:28:25

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Insights from an AI Readiness Assessment Expert

5/1/2024
As more businesses seek to leverage the power of artificial intelligence (AI), understanding the key factors that contribute to successful AI implementation has become that much more important. Learn all about it as Keypoint Intelligence’s Anne Valaitis sits down with West McDonald of GoWest.ai, a seasoned assessment consultant, to explore why gaining a baseline of understanding with AI can only help an organization in the future.

Duration:00:26:25

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Exploring Sustainable Practices in the Printing Industry

4/24/2024
Greg Cholmondeley, Keypoint Intelligence’s Principal Analyst of Production Workflow Software, explores pioneering sustainability practices in the UK commercial printing industry with a pair of guests, Philip Dodd of Healey’s Printers and Anthony Rowell of Tradeprint. Listen as they discuss their approaches to reducing environmental impact while maintaining high quality and customer satisfaction through innovative practices and software solutions. This episode is appropriate for anyone in the printing industry or interested in sustainable business practices.

Duration:00:11:52

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CARTS Team Discuss Paper and Particulates and Kneecaps and Rose-Tinted Glasses

3/20/2024
Keypoint Intelligence’s Cartridge Analysts Ruminating about Toner and Supplies (CARTS) team, comprised of Peter Mayhew and Kris Alvarez, raise awareness of new particulate emission limits from the US EPA and the possible impact on the paper industry. They then get into fresh data from CEPI, the Belgium-based Confederation of European Paper Industries, with some startlingly good and bad shipment numbers before considering the outcomes of a UK Parliamentary debate hosted by the Two Sides organization.

Duration:00:30:21

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CARTS Team Kick Around Highlights from Ambiente and RemanExpo - and Thoughts About Soccer

3/13/2024
Keypoint Intelligence’s Peter Mayhew and Kris Alvarez (our Cartridge Analysts Ruminating about Toner and Supplies) are never at a loss for things to discuss, especially when there’s fresh educational content from tradeshows to dissect. The pair also talk in depth about recent news from no fewer than five vendors, while still finding time to touch on artificial intelligence (AI), remanufacturing in the US and Europe, and soccer sponsorships.

Duration:00:23:00

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AI Insights and Managed IT Services Trends

2/28/2024
In the fifth episode of their podcast series, Keypoint Intelligence’s Anne Valaitis and Carl Schell build on last year’s discussions about artificial intelligence (AI) and managed IT services. Whether you’re a frequent listener or a newbie, it’s easy to just jump right in here as the conversation around cutting-edge research and technology continues, giving you a strategic leg up with data analytics, cybersecurity, or anything under the IT umbrella.

Duration:00:20:41

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Coding with Generative AI and the Rise of the Prompt Engineer

2/14/2024
Lee Davis and Keith Haas of Keypoint Intelligence’s Workplace Group dive into how generative artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to help users develop code. Listen as they discuss how it can be beneficial with document imaging tasks, how roles and workflows in all industries can be improved by creating code using modern technology, and potential issues to be wary of when implementing AI-generated code.

Duration:00:14:57

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Perceiving Artificial Intelligence Through the Lens of a Commercial Printer

2/7/2024
Al Kennickell of the Kennickell Group, a successful commercial printer in Savannah, GA, has been actively exploring the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance printing operations. Keypoint Intelligence's Greg Cholmondeley and German Sacristan sit down with him to learn about the journey, his participation in conferences and meetings, as well as his expectations and requirements from vendor partners to help him advance business using AI.

Duration:00:24:49

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Taming the Beast - Making AI Governance a Success

1/3/2024
Join Keith Haas and Mark Davis, Analysts in Keypoint Intelligence’s Workplace Group, as they discuss artificial intelligence (AI) governance as well as what could happen with possible technology developments in the coming year. Their conversation touches on highlights of the recent AI summit in the UK, what areas of AI might be affected by governance, and whether successful governance is achievable considering the nature of the technology.

Duration:00:24:29

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CARTS Team and David Connett Connect on Consumables and Sustainability and Marketing

12/28/2023
Keypoint Intelligence’s Peter Mayhew and Kris Alvarez, our Cartridge Analysts Ruminating about Toner and Supplies, once again speak with David Connett of Connett & Unland GbR. They share opinions on the latest developments in the Ninestar story, they put the European Commission’s timeline to regulation under the microscope, and they riff on HP’s new “Made to Be Less Hated” advertising campaign, all in another riveting CARTS episode!

Duration:00:32:23

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CARTS Team Discuss Upcoming Ambiente Show and Remanexpo Academy

12/20/2023
Keypoint Intelligence’s Peter Mayhew and Kris Alvarez (our Cartridge Analysts Ruminating about Toner and Supplies) speak with David Connett of Connett & Unland GbR about what to expect at the Ambiente event and the Remanexpo Academy. With both slated to happen at the end of January 2024 in Frankfurt, the trio also find some time to ponder rush hour at Euston Station in London and the Messe Frankfurt moving walkway!

Duration:00:11:59

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Why the Death of the Password Is Nigh

12/13/2023
Lee Davis, Senior Analyst in Keypoint Intelligence’s Workplace Group, speaks with TraitWare CEO Heath Spencer about the problems with passwords and what the future of “logging in” will look like, as well as a little on TraitWare’s monthly livestreams. Will your clients be using passwords in the not-so-distant future? Tune in to this episode of The Key Point Podcast to find out!

Duration:00:27:39

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Keypoint Intelligence Guide to Cybersecurity - Protecting Yourself from AI-Powered Hacking in a Regulated World

11/21/2023
As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly sophisticated, so do the methods and tactics used by hackers to exploit it. Join Anne Valaitis, Keypoint Intelligence’s Principal Analyst of Managed IT Services, as she mines the topic of AI-powered hacking with Carlos Fernandes and Steve Britt of Agile Cybersecurity Solutions (ACS), exploring the latest trends and discussing how organizations can remain secure and compliant.

Duration:00:18:41

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CARTS Team Confronts the Boogeyman of the Paper Industry - Digital Transformation

11/20/2023
Recorded on the spookiest day of the year, Peter Mayhew and Kris Alvarez (Keypoint Intelligence’s Cartridge Analysts Ruminating about Toner and Supplies) share insights on the office paper market as 2023 concludes, from digitization to persistent printing. They plug some of our recent primary research surveys, spotlight several upcoming industry events, and unpack the impact of the European Commission Joint Research Council’s recent preliminary industry study.

Duration:00:28:21

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Why the Failure of WeWork Has Not Doomed Coworking

11/15/2023
Join Keypoint Intelligence’s Keith Haas and Mark Davis as they discuss WeWork’s downfall, the impact of coworking across the globe, and the importance of the gig economy for coworking. Their conversation touches on why WeWork failed in the US, what constitutes a successful coworking business model, important features for coworking providers to consider moving forward, and where they think the gig economy will grow over the next few years.

Duration:00:22:51

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Managed IT Services Should Always Be Top of Mind

11/8/2023
For their quarterly discussion of all things managed IT services, Keypoint Intelligence’s Anne Valaitis and Carl Schell catch up on recent developments and what dealers need to know about the space as 2023 comes to a close. Their conversation potpourri touches on Unified Communications-as-a-Service, cybersecurity, what happened at our Office Document Technologies conference, and a teaser of some of the IT research we have planned into early 2024.

Duration:00:20:32

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Keypoint Intelligence Guide to Cybersecurity - Best Practices for Asset and Endpoint Management

10/24/2023
Join Keypoint Intelligence’s Anne Valaitis as she sits down with Chris Perry of Agile Cybersecurity Solutions (ACS) for this second podcast in our ongoing series around cybersecurity. With a multitude of endpoints to manage and monitor, organizations need to know why asset management is so important and how it’s critical to protecting an entire digital ecosystem—and Perry has the answers to the questions you’re already thinking of.

Duration:00:15:21

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Modernizing Print Infrastructure with an Emphasis on Sustainable Solutions

10/4/2023
Deborah Hawkins, Group Director of Keypoint Intelligence’s Workplace Group, speaks with Kousuke Ito and Angie Tinto Hamood of Ricoh USA about how print infrastructure can be modernized to become more sustainable. Their discussion spans rising consumer awareness, Ricoh USA’s dealer and education program, recycling, post-consumer recycled (PCR), and many other innovations in the company’s portfolio.

Duration:00:23:44