What can print shops do to stay relevant and competitive in today’s evolving commercial print market?
During these challenging times the print industry has not stood still. Customer needs have changed and we are inundated with messages that we need protect our businesses in this ‘new normal’ by automating manual processes, integrating disparate systems, and transforming our offset shops by switching to digital technologies, but we’re not told how to.
While important headlines, they’re by no means a blueprint to future success without first understanding where your starting point is and by defining how to move from being tactical towards meeting your strategic goals.
Join our Ricoh Global Product Managers Andy Young and Lisa Oakleaf for an interactive discussion on the actions and technologies you can implement to maintain your competitive edge, including:
- How to grow through maximizing your existing investments and new applications
- Understanding the importance of your ecosystem: implementation partners, outsourcing, and 3rd party integration
- Reviewing success stories and the steps other commercial printers have taken to maintain relevance and profitability
As spots are limited, secure yours today!
Meet the Presenters
As the Global Software Product Manager for RICOH ProcessDirector, Andy specializes in critical communications and transactional workflows, providing product and business development leadership for both customers and Ricoh teams around the world. An entrepreneur at heart, Andy grew up with strong roots in the industry being raised in the family printing business. Later starting his own electronic publishing services company specializing in early applications of Adobe Acrobat and PDF technology, his business was acquired by IKON Office Solutions, now Ricoh USA. With a print career spanning 25+ years, Andy continues to drive high-value customer-centric workflow solutions for the Ricoh Global Production WorkFlow Software and Solutions division.
Lisa is a Colorado native who has always had a passion for print. Before beginning in product marketing at Ricoh, she worked in the commercial print segment for more than 20 years. Her experience encompasses all aspects of the print workflow: production management, scheduling, planning and advanced prepress integration from Kodak, Agfa, Screen and many more. Her fluency in offset and digital technologies has served her well in the product marketing landscape where Lisa manages commercial print software solutions. Always a customer advocate, Lisa applies their feedback to help develop better products for their business success.