Business Management - Operations

5 Questions Leaders Should Ask Their Team Members
January 15, 2021 at 9:44 am

As we move away from the uncertainty and disruption of 2020, there is tepid optimism that somehow 2021 will be better. As business leaders look to increase the level of clarity and confidence in their organization, getting a better understanding of internal obstacles is a good place to start.

BlueCrest Acquires BCC Software
January 8, 2021 at 9:39 am

By acquiring BCC Software, BlueCrest will now be able to deliver complete end-to-end solutions for data quality, design/composition, presort and logistics, printing, sorting, inserting, and more.

5 Reasons to Automate Your Print Production Workflow
January 6, 2021 at 8:52 am

According to a recent report, automation improves results and broader adoption is essential for the industry to take full advantage of all the benefits workflow automation offers. The survey results identify five key reasons to invest in tools to automate workflow.

Christopher Donlon is IPMA President-Elect
December 2, 2020 at 9:48 am

Christopher Donlon is a long-time In-plant Printing and Mailing Association member and currently serves on IPMA's board of directors as member-at-large.

The Worst Data Problem in the Industry: Manual Collection
November 20, 2020 at 10:17 am

Measuring your in-plant’s performance and analyzing how you can improve productivity are vital to your survival. But for those in-plants trying to do this manually, there are a host of problems that are hindering their efforts.

124 Production Workers to Lose Jobs as KC Newspaper Outsources Printing
November 18, 2020 at 10:38 am

The iconic glass and copper glass building stretching two blocks that houses the Kansas City Star newspaper — which attendees of the IPMA 2012 conference toured when the conference was held in Kansas City — has been sold. Printing of the daily newspaper will be outsourced to the Des Moines Register Star.

Heidelberg Premieres Productivity Advancements for Commercial Printing
October 22, 2020 at 8:11 pm

Which solutions do printers need to be competitive and profitable in the market? Which processes and interfaces offer potential to be leveraged, and how can print shop staff be even better supported? These are the questions the experts at Heidelberg asked themselves when developing the latest innovations.

GPO Moves Ahead With Modernization Efforts
October 16, 2020 at 10:11 am

Using a user-friendly layout that includes color, graphics, images, and modern fonts, the U.S. Government Publishing Office has produced the final report and recommendations for the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. It will be printed on GPO’s new digital inkjet presses.