A day in the life of a Ricoh Resourcer [infographic] Featured

Finding the right external resources to help you deal with your most important IT challenges can sometimes seem like a challenge in itself. External resourcing, provided by a trusted partner, should be an essential part of every manager’s toolkit. Whether you are facing a looming deadline, an IT project that requires some additional resourcing, or you just need some highly-skilled talent to fill a gap in your headcount, Ricoh Resource…

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Are UK businesses equipped to deal with the ‘digital dexterity crisis’?

The ability to survive and thrive in an increasingly complex world of digital disruption presents colossal challenges to businesses and their employees. For businesses preparing to dominate the digital marketplace, improving workforce digital dexterity is now a major priority. This means creating an office culture fit for sharing ideas and skills across social, video and digital platforms. A new report called Digital Dexterity: Denied, conducted by Censuswide and sponsored by…

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How professional printers can avoid stagnating volumes in tough trading conditions

The post-recession print business cannot rely on print alone to bring in the revenues. Over the course of the last half-dozen years, the SME print customer has learned about websites, discovered email marketing and become a believer in social media, whether it’s through ‘likes’ on Facebook or conversations on Twitter. Print has lost its primary place in the marketing toolkit. But print is still needed, just not in the volumes…

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How do we add simplicity to shopping off-line?

A guest blog by Matt Claydon, UK Brand Director at True Religion. I am the UK Brand Director for a premium denim line. We have a handful of retail stores in London, work with the best wholesale accounts in the country and have double-digit growth on our recently localised E-Com. Life in the rag trade seems to be increasingly challenging. I often find myself wishing for the simple life. Wishing retail…

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The futile gulf between Technology and the Business

A guest blog from Aman Sood, a passionate and driven Technology Manager, with 20+ years’ experience gained primarily within the Financial Services sector.  In both small and medium-sized enterprises, and sometimes even the larger corporates, the run the business (RTB) and change the business (CTB) functions are often merged and managed by the same small team. In the current economic climate, this is not uncommon; most IT departments have been running…

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Three predictions for the future of print service providers

Very happy New Year. Like many others, the Christmas break gave me a chance to reflect on what went on in 2016 and what 2017 holds in store for us. We all know how wrong predictions have been recently, but nonetheless that won’t stop me making a few!  So, and specifically on what’s in store for print service providers (PSPs) in 2017, here goes: 1) Service providers embrace data-driven intelligence…

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