The staff reduction and additional cost-saving measures are essential responses to economic conditions, particularly a decline in advertising expenditures, which have adversely impacted the demand for new printing and print finishing...
4 INDUSTRY NEWS MPS Benchmarking Study DocuSource’s Cowan Honored Available Later this Month As One of ‘40 Under 40’ The Photizo Group recently adoption, and then maps vendor Gregg Cowan of DocuSource of marketing; DocuSource’s board of announced the MPS Program programs against this standard. N.C. LLC (www.docusourceofnc.com), directors appointed him a partner Benchmarking Study to provide a full-service resource for printing in 2006. During his career, Cowan dealers with objective assessments of The dealer’s stage of MPS adoption is and communication materials, was has been focused on growing the competing managed print programs evaluated based upon the proprietary recognized by the Triangle Business company’s revenue, instrumental in offered by vendors and infrastruc- “Hybrid Dealer Adoption Model” Journal with the 40 Under 40 developing initiatives to improve the ture providers. This helps dealers developed by the Photizo Group. Leadership Award. client experience and influential in make good business choices and The evaluation establishes a base- landing five major contracts. promotes profitable, long-term MPS line by matching the dealer’s stage The award honors the brightest, relationships. The of MPS adoption most promising young business Cowan is committed to serving the Photizo Group spe- against the MPS people in the Triangle under the age community. He has a passion for cializes in analysis capabilities that of 40. supporting area children’s programs, of the printing and are required based specifically the Tammy Lynn Center imaging industry, on the typical “Gregg has shown exceptional skill for Developmental Disabilities, the and is the market’s expected customer and ability growing from a manager Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County, main source for ongoing business engagements. The customer needs of one to a mentor and leader of and the UNC Children’s Hospital. intelligence about the burgeoning criteria are based on the life cycle many,” said Kathy Murchison, presi- Managed Print Services opportunity. of the MPS engagement, according dent and CEO of DocuSource of N.C. More than 350 winners and guests to the popular MPS Adoption Cycle joined Cowan as he was honored at “Dealers are often at the forefront developed by the Photizo Group. Cowan began with DocuSource in the TBJ’s 9th annual award luncheon of MPS engagements and relation- 2002, and in 2005 he assumed the held May 1 at the Crabtree Valley ships, and they are confronted with Program evaluation criteria include role of vice president of sales and Marriott in Raleigh, N.C. an increasing number and variety items such as infrastructure assess- of program offerings. While there ments, hardware break/fix service, are a number of excellent MPS programs available from vendors, remote device monitoring, and integrating device monitoring into Mohawk To Try and Plant 16,000 the dealer community has no clear guidance on which programs are a billing system. The evaluations for each item are positioned on a Trees in the Next Year right for them based on their spe- sliding-scale analysis. Mohawk Fine Papers, cific needs. Inc. is sponsoring a
Pages to are hidden for
"Goss Reduces U.S. Staff"Please download to view full document