Headline Rollups for May 24, 2018

The Problem with Predictive Policing The term ‘predictive policing’ conjures a wide range of emotions. For police a powerful new tool like predictive analytics can give them a sense of hope that they will be able to take more preventative measures in their fight against crime. HP’s Long Game And The Cities Of The Future…

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Headline Rollup for May 22, 2018

Epson Introduces Next Generation WorkForce Pro WF-C8000 A3 Printer Series Powered by PrecisionCore Technology LONG BEACH, Calif., May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of printing solutions, today announced the new WorkForce® Pro WF-C8000 A3 Printer Series. Fujifilm to take legal action over thwarted Xerox merger deal Fujifilm has declared its intention to sue Xerox…

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Headline Rollups for May 15, 2018

Xerox: Fujifilm deal is canned, CEO resigns Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason have emerged victorious in the war over control of Xerox – the proposed takeover deal with Fujifilm is now off and Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson will be replaced by John Visentin. However, Fujifilm has disputed the decision and is reviewing its legal position.…

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Headline Rollups for May 10, 2018

Xerox Sets the Record Straight in Board of Directors Letter to All Shareholders NORWALK, Conn. —  Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today issued the following letter from its Board of Directors to its shareholders. Xerox profit slumps after CEO and board pushed to resign Xerox, battling shareholder disapproval over its US$6.1 billion deal with Fujifilm Holdings, reported on…

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Headline Rollup for May 4, 2018

Xerox CEO quits in win for Carl Icahn The CEO of Xerox is quitting and the company’s plan to be taken over by Japan’s Fujifilm has been thrown into doubt. Fujifilm weighs next move on Xerox after foes of merger take over TOKYO — Fujifilm Holdings is ready to fight for its planned acquisition of Xerox after…

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Headline Rollups for May 1, 2018

Judge puts block on Xerox-Fujifilm deal Darwin Deason’s lawsuit has resulted in a US court order putting a temporary block on Xerox’s sale to Fujifilm. Costco embraces RIS InkCenter Costco’s branch in Gypsum, Colorado has become the latest to install an RIS InkCenter in store. Retail Inkjet Solutions’ offers a refill service on OEM inkjet…

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Headline Rollups for April 26, 2018

Xerox Channel Partner Program Adds More Dealers Xerox continues to add multi-brand dealers to its channel partner program, most recently inking UBEO in Austin, Texas, and Seattle-based Kelley Imaging Systems. 8 Printer Market Trends To Watch In 2018 While the long-predicted end of office printing has yet to arrive, the print industry is going through massive…

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Headline Rollups for April 24, 2018

Xerox retains leadership in market report for channel managed print services Xerox continues to hold a leadership position for channel managed print services (MPS) for its broad and accessible portfolio, according to the latest European-focused, worldwide market landscape report by analyst research group Quocirc. 10 Multifunction Printer Vendors To Watch The office printer market is…

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Headline Rollups for April 19, 2018

Predictive Maintenance – Impact on the Imaging Industry Most, if not all of us, in the imaging industry realize that our industry is declining and will continue to decline.   Realizing that their printer revenue, margins, and operating profits will be shrinking, printer manufacturers and resellers are looking at ways to reduce costs and to improve…

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Headline Rollups for April 17, 2018

Konica Minolta, Memjet and SuperWeb – A Partnership for Success Under this three-way partnership, Konica Minolta will add the Memjet-powered WEBjet 200D and WEBjet100D continuous feed inkjet presses to its long line of market-leading production printing devices. Three Toshiba presidents paved road to near-ruin TOKYO — Toshiba on April 1 handed its reins to an outsider for…

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Headline Rollups for April 12, 2018

HP and ImageNet Partner to Accelerate A3 Innovation and Growth LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today at its most important partner event in the Americas region – Executive Forum 2018 – HP Inc. revealed how it is partnering with ImageNet Consulting, LLC to drive growth in A3 with Smart Device Services (SDS)…

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Headline Rollups for April 10, 2018

How Toner and supplies are wasting your bottom line Office Products and Imaging Technology Providers who support users are going crazy trying to balance profitability with customer service decisions related to replacing supplies at customer locations. Speakeasy: Value In the Space Between Analog and Digital Q&A With Tuan Tran, HP The Imaging Channel has been…

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Headline Rollups for April 5, 2018

Canon U.S.A. names new president Yuichi Ishizuka, Canon U.S.A.’s president and chief operating officer, has taken a new position as president and chief executive officer of Canon’s Europe, Middle East and Africa division. Kazuto Ogawa has been appointed president and C.O.O. of Canon U.S.A. as of April 1. IBM’s Watson, known for AI, takes on…

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Headline Rollups for April 3, 2018

New to Image Recognition? Start with Interesting Face Recognition with Python! Image recognition now is a hot topic in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data analysis. But what is Image recognition? Ricoh appoints new President and Chief Executive Officer in the Americas 30+ year Ricoh leader, Joji Tokunaga, takes the helm of Ricoh in the…

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Headline Rollups for March 29, 2018

Why greener, safer printing will be big on the technology reseller agenda in 2018 The technology distribution market accounts for over 40% of overall end-user IT spending in Europe and is still growing year-on-year, according to a recent study by Bain & Company and the Technology Channels Alliance (TCA)[1]. Technology resellers are a force to…

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Headline Rollups for March 27, 2018

Why We Aren’t an Advanced Analytics Firm, and Why We Don’t Want to Be One! Advanced analytics is in vogue now and a lot of companies are calling themselves advanced analytics companies. From consulting firms to software companies, by calling themselves advanced analytics firms, companies hope to position themselves as being able to add value…

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Headline Rollups for March 22, 2018

What does intelligence taste like? Raspberries, of course As technology improves, more and more devices are being built ‘smart’. Refrigerators are receiving weekly software updates, ovens are sending text message alerts, and even garbage cans require a Wi-Fi connection. Thanks to the internet of things (IoT), the newest generation of devices are not just efficient…

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What does intelligence taste like? Raspberries, of course.

As technology improves, more and more devices are being built ‘smart’. Refrigerators are receiving weekly software updates, ovens are sending text message alerts, and even garbage cans require a Wi-Fi connection. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), the newest generation of devices are not just efficient but also intelligent. As these smart devices start…

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Headline Rollups for March 20, 2018

HP Introduces World’s Smallest Laser Printer in its Class to Fit Any Personal Workspace PALO ALTO, Calif., March 20, 2018 — HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), the global leader in printing, today unveiled the new HP LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 series, the world’s smallest laser in its class1designed to give micro and small business owners…

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Headline Rollups for March 16, 2018

CRISP-DM the Scrum Agile way. Why not! Do you often find yourself in the middle of an infinite data preparation, modeling and testing loop? How about utilizing the rapid-delivery agile software development methodology for your analytics projects? IBM’s Way Out? Sell Itself! I admit I was a little hurt when no one called about what…

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Headline Rollups for March 14, 2018

Will the Real Predictive Analytics Please Stand Up  As an entrepreneur that focuses on utilizing leading edge technology to improve my clients’ businesses, I am often faced with people and companies using buzzwords carelessly, with little to no substance behind their claims. Predictive analytics along with big data, IoT, etc. are all the rage, but…

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Headline Rollups for March 8, 2018

Digital Copiers are Computers, Too – The Importance of Securing Physical Documents The U.S. Federal Trade Commission doesn’t mince words when it comes multifunction printers (MFPs): “Digital copiers are computers,” they say, complete with hard drives, embedded firmware, and the ability to communicate with other network systems. Without the proper security measures in place, MFPs…

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Headline Rollups for March 6, 2018

Nuance Communications Announces Healthcare Workflows Combined Print, Capture and Conversion Solutions Enable Healthcare Organizations to Increase Productivity, Enhance Efficiency and Drive Document Security Emerging Technologies That Will Transform Experiences We’re all aware of the immense impact that technology has had on the ways in which consumers interact with brands. How Your Business Can Take Mobile Print…

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Headline Rollup for March 1, 2018

Deason seeks to nominate new Xerox board Despite missing a deadline for putting forth directors, Darwin Deason is looking to nominate a full slate to Xerox’s board (NYSE:XRX). Digital Transformation Gets Easier with New Knowledge Platform CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Transformation is one of the hottest technology trends but many organizational leaders find digital…

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Headline Rollups for February 27, 2018

HP Sees Double-Digit PC, Printer Sales Growth; CEO Touts High-Margin 3-D Printer Business Model Substantial growth in personal systems and printing hardware and supplies gave HP a 14 percent jump in revenues during its first fiscal quarter of 2018. HP continues the redefinition of inkjet’s potential with High Definition Nozzle Architecture (HDNA) Inkjet technology is…

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Headline Rollups for February 22, 2018

2018 One Canon Event Three members of the Virtulytix team were privileged to attend the One Canon 2018 Press / Analyst event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The team included Ron Iversen, VP Market Intelligence Services; Mario Diaz, VP Consulting and Channel Research, and Ed Crowley, Chief Thought Leader for Virtulytix. It was a wonderful venue…

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2018 One Canon Event

Three members of the Virtulytix team were privileged to attend the One Canon 2018 Press / Analyst event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The team included Ron Iversen, VP Market Intelligence Services; Mario Diaz, VP Consulting and Channel Research, and Ed Crowley, Chief Thought Leader for Virtulytix. It was a wonderful venue and a nice respite…

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Headline Rollup for February 20, 2018

Canon Discusses Strong 2017 Growth, Future Plans During Press Event Earlier this week in Hollywood, Fla., Canon brought together dozens of industry press and analysts for its annual One Canon Event, where they had the chance to talk with Canon executives, customers and partners, hear about upcoming Canon technology introductions and get an update on…

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Headline Rollups for February 15, 2018

Xerox investor files lawsuit in attempt to stymie deal Billionaire Deason sold his Affiliated Computer Services business to Xerox in 2010 for $6.4bn (£4.6bn) and is Xerox’s third-largest shareholder. Together with Xerox’s biggest individual shareholder Carl Icahn, he had already penned an open letter to Xerox shareholders urging them to reject the takeover deal. Canon Solutions America and Agile Cybersecurity Solutions Join Forces…

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Headline Rollup for February 13, 2018

Xerox Responds to Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason Open Letter NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today issued the following letter from its Board of Directors to its shareholders in response to the February 12, 2018 letter from Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason Xerox Enhances Channel Partner Productivity with New MPS Essentials Suite Xerox channel partners now…

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