Editor’s Desk: Integrating New Technologies7 Mar, 2013 By: Sand Sinclair, Editor
We continue to see major shifts on how businesses, IT departments, multiple markets and the office channel will need to adapt or change a lot of their focus in order to remain competitive today. According to research data from InfoTrends, integration into existing workflows and IT infrastructures will be key in successfully merging three technologies: mobile, cloud and app capabilities - together through business process automation. These will eventually become standard functionalities across all types of business processes and solutions, whether it is mobile print, document storage, device management, or capture/workflow. It is becoming apparent to most in the office/document technology space that we need to embrace these areas and learn how to bridge together the paper and paperless world in a more relevant way.
Yes, it is always good to review researched results from industry analysts, gather information form leading publications such as imageSource, become involved in planned training and education, partner with those who can help you evolve your business. And, while we're at it, seek out good trade expos such as ITEX, to learn what’s trending on the horizon and what you can do about it today. The tools are out there for the taking. Our March digital edition has some key answers on these initiatives and other relevant methodologies (and companies) that can readily affect your “office solutions” business.