An essential part of any modern business is keeping up with the latest and greatest trends. However, the breadth of the Internet is vast, so finding actual news sources and associations worth following is tough. Here are some sources that our In Time Tec Managed Print Services (MPS) experts keep up with:
Imaging Channelhas both an online blog and a print magazine that offers the latest Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), dealer, vendor, and reseller articles. Keep up with the publication as a central hub on the latest news, trends, and people to watch.
Industry Analysts feature up-to-date MPS news from all the major OEMs. IA tags stories by company, so you can easily find what industry news you are specifically searching for. Plus, the IA email newsletter brings all the latest MPS news straight to your inbox.
ENX Magazine is a monthly office technology and document imaging news magazine. The online site also offers webinars and job postings for the print industry.
The CANNATA Report
The CANNATA Report is a magazine and online news service aimed at business technology, managed services, and imaging executives. The publication has all the major social media channels and also offers an email newsletter.
West McDonaldis the current president of the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA), the founder of the Flat Rate Academy, and hosts Flat Rate World Live and West Wonders on YouTube. His feed and shows offer news and perspectives from both important MPS organizations.
The MPSAis an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to creating collaboration within the MPS industry. The organization offers regular webinars with MPS leaders, offering a chance to ask questions of the experts.
TheBusiness Technology Association(BTA) focuses on office technology, specifically dealerships, resellers, manufacturers, distributors, and service companies. The yearly BTA National Conference offers a chance for learning from presenters and networking with dealers.
The Copier Dealers Association (CDA) offers a chance for dealers to network with events and meetings. The association hosts yearly events and provides strategic support.
The ITEX show offers Managed IT, Managed Print, Document Management, Smart Office, and Reseller Automation a chance to mingle. The trade show provides a hub for office technology and a chance to see the pride and joy of many companies. ITEX also publishes ITEX 365, an online news outlet and newsletter for office technology.
The Independent Suppliers Group(ISG) is an organization of office products dealers since 1977. ISG hosts yearly events to promote collaboration and education of its members.
Did we miss your favorite MPS news source or organization? Let us know in the comments.