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So what exactly does Simpson Group hope to achieve by becoming Silver Investors in People accredited?

Does this sound familiar? “Hello, I’d like a quote for 20 posters needed by Friday.” “No problem, I’ll email your quote over. You would have to have your artwork with us by Wednesday…” Wednesday arrives, but no artwork.

Frans Johansson, author of the ‘The Medici Effect’ and founder of The Medici Group, took the Drupa Cube by storm with his keynote on strategic innovation. Here’s what he had to say…

Chris Boyd-Leslie, head of creative development at Oasis Graphics, devotes his time to exploring new inkjet print possibilities. His work is starting to pay off. Here’s how.

SMP is working with a number of manufacturers to find water-based UV-curable inks for the billboard sector. It’s just one of a number of innovative moves being made by the company as Mark Turner, director of digital print, and sales director Nick Stagg explain.

As more PSPs move into the textile print, Northern Flags is looking to grow business by going the other way – by moving into the more ‘traditional’ large-format print spaces.

This month we kick off a series of ‘Innovators’ features with a look at how Mal McGowan is putting his company’s motto into practice.

There are almost as many theories about how to run a company as there are companies. These theories go in and out of fashion so often because management is actually incredibly situation specific. A stroke of genius in one context can be a strategic blunder in another. That’s why many business leaders don’t read tomes on management theory, they devour biographies (often of Napoleon), newspapers (Warren Buffett still reads the Wall Street Journal from cover to cover everyday) and ask questions.