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How to unleash the personal assistant value of AI
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How to unleash the personal assistant value of AI

AI assistants have evolved in a short time. We take a look at how they're impacting print businesses and how they can help you.

22-02-2024
How to secure funding in difficult economic times
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How to secure funding in difficult economic times

Small businesses need new strategies to secure funding when faced by economic challenges, from government initiatives to alternative sources and collaborations.

25-11-2023
How to navigate the impact of generative AI
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How to navigate the impact of generative AI

What are the implications of generative artificial intelligence and large language models for the print industry?

24-11-2023
How to stop fakes entering your supply chain
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How to stop fakes entering your supply chain

Counterfeit garments take profits from producers, but technology can help avoid this and differentiate fakes from authentic items.

24-04-2023
How to avoid infringing copyright
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How to avoid infringing copyright

Why breaking copyright law can be an easy mistake to make, and how to avoid reputational damage.

24-04-2023
 How to dye sub onto rigid products
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How to dye sub onto rigid products

Blanks provider and dye sublimation expert Adventa discusses the pros and cons of the process.

28-03-2023
How to defend your business against cyber attack
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How to defend your business against cyber attack

Printers should not be complacent about the systemic threats to their business from cyber criminals.

17-02-2023
How to conduct a PESTLE analysis to get the global picture
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How to conduct a PESTLE analysis to get the global picture

This wide-ranging analytical tool looks at deep global trends to develop a long-term business strategy.

20-01-2023
How to use a SWOT analysis to stay competitive
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How to use a SWOT analysis to stay competitive

The simple but powerful way to gain in-depth knowledge of your business, the market and your competitors.

20-01-2023
How to optimise imposition with automated technology
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How to optimise imposition with automated technology

We spoke to Tilia Labs about how artificial intelligence can lead to the most cost-effective imposition by reducing human input.

28-11-2022
How to use 4D printing to create smart textile products
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How to use 4D printing to create smart textile products

Katarina Winands of ITA Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University explains how fused deposition modelling can create ‘smart’ textiles.

21-10-2022
How to prove your sustainability credentials with an EcoVadis scorecard
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How to prove your sustainability credentials with an EcoVadis scorecard

The EcoVadis scorecard is helping companies join the dots between suppliers, customers and partners who want sustainable values embedded throughout the value chain.

23-09-2022
How to be a more efficient and productive printer with automation software
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How to be a more efficient and productive printer with automation software

We spoke to Certified Enfocus Partner XChange UK about the best applications of PitStop Pro in wide format printing.

22-07-2022
How to not waste waste: creative ways to repurpose single-use plastic
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How to not waste waste: creative ways to repurpose single-use plastic

Apphia Ferguson at Smile Plastics shows how to transform plastic and other waste into beautiful solid panels.

19-05-2022
How to use certified lifecycle analyses in PVC-free signage
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How to use certified lifecycle analyses in PVC-free signage

Nova Abbott, Head of Marketing at Taya, manufacturer of Kavalan, on using lifecycle analyses (LCAs), avoiding greenwashing and continuing to improve sustainability.

25-04-2022
How to leverage wide format energy use for business efficiency
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How to leverage wide format energy use for business efficiency

HP’s Worldwide Large Format Environmental Lead, Noëlle Peutat, on assessing energy use in Latex technology.

23-03-2022
How to recruit and retain talent in the print industry: the view from the FESPA Board
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How to recruit and retain talent in the print industry: the view from the FESPA Board

Attracting and retaining talent in the large format print industry, and being progressive by stimulating diversity, is a challenge we must all meet, say three of FESPA’s Board members.

18-02-2022
How to find your niche and compete with web-to-print
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How to find your niche and compete with web-to-print

All printers recognise the power of web-to-print businesses and must reflect on them in order to identify and own their niche, says Graeme Richardson-Locke, Technical Lead at FESPA.

24-01-2022