In this Executive Briefing report, Quocirca looks at the opportunities and challenges that embracing an IoT open platform-based economy offers the print industry. The report assesses the shift to cloud based operating models and reviews the impact of AI. The report contains recommendations to help OEMs and MPS providers to unlock new revenue streams and continue to maintain relevance to customers.
Businesses are reliant on technology suppliers providing them with data-driven insights, as well as value added services, as they prioritise improving productivity and efficiency. The number of connected devices throughout offices and workspaces has grown exponentially, as the Internet of Things (IoT) is maturing.
Mastering the IoT should be a priority for vendors and channel partners. The opportunity for vendors and channel partners lies within the vast quantity of data that is collected by these connected devices, which can be used to drive insights into how to make the print ecosystem more cost effective.