You may have seen coverage like this of another printer hack job. The hacker’s program scoured the Internet for printers that were online, but didn’t have basic security controls enabled. Over 150,000 networked printers were compromised, but this hacker appeared to want to alert people to the risks, rather than do actual harm.
Everywhere I look, companies are introducing new digital services and re-engineering business processes to capture the value of technology innovation. But with the challenges of this transformation, it’s also easy to see how opportunities get missed – even when you think you’ve got every base covered. One critical factor I frequently see overlooked is the value of document analytics in transformation programs.
When it comes to saving money and boosting productivity, most small and medium businesses (SMBs) tend to think big. Their focus goes to large equipment, workflows, and concerns about overhead costs. Suddenly cost cutting seems complex and challenging. What if there was one small, simple change that could add up to big savings? There is.
At the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Annual Convention and EXPO – dubbed “Retail’s BIG Show” – January 15-17, Xerox will demonstrate to retailers from around the globe how print innovations and analytics can springboard more memorable, personalized retail experiences in-store, online and on mobile devices.
If I’ve learned one thing, it’s that real, lasting transformation is not going to come from four to five big ideas spearheaded by management; it’s a thousand decisions made differently every day by thousands of our colleagues — their ideas, their passion, and their leadership. My job is to enable that.
Document Technology – specifically print –is one of the most established industries with a story of innovation that is as long as the history itself. Nowhere is that truer than at Xerox where innovation is core to the company’s belief system.