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Have you found the right balance between shop floor staff and those front of house? And do you need to think long and hard about your investment strategy in relation to that? Matic Media managing director Richard McCombe thinks it’s an area that needs proper consideration.

Data Image has embarked on a Value Stream Mapping journey with Esko to make its business more efficient. Should you be applying this type of lean process?

Fancy working three days a week, from home much of the time, and still turning over £250,000? That’s what Justin Murray is doing, having swapped the grind of running Pyramid Visuals to become a specialist large-format creative print co-ordinator.

Do you feel your bank works for you, or against you? Here Rod Whitehead and Helen Sallis of Independent Banking Professionals suggest how you can get more from what can be a vexed relationship.

Martyn Eustace of Two Sides - the initiative that promotes the attractiveness and sustainability of print and paper - was recently awarded the Gold Medal by the Paper Industry Gold Medal Association for his longstanding contribution to the industry. Should you be joining him on the quest to make print’s environmental credentials better understood? Here’s his take on the situation…

Automation is impacting finishing as it is the rest of the production process. But that’s not the only development focus when it comes to the end game as Richard Stuart-Turner explains.

When mixed reality becomes, well, reality, how will you know what’s true and what isn’t? And how will that impact on visual experiences, including print? Walter Hale investigates.

Given this is a milestone year for the Image Reports Widthwise project, we thought we’d use Fespa 2017 for a live debate on some of the key findings of the poll - which though UK based, no doubt touches upon topics and trends impacting PSPs in the sector across Europe and beyond. Here’s what our PSP panel had to say…

It’s a decade since Image Reports embarked on what was to become an annual ‘state-of-the-sector’ investigation and analysis of the UK and Ireland’s large-format digital print sector. The Widthwise Report 2017 is just out - here are the key findings.