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  • The annual celebration of International Women’s Day reminds us of the profound influence and contributions women have made to our society, our industry and our organization. The day shines a light on the challenges women face in the workplace, including bias, stereotyping and discrimination, all of which are counter to Konica Minolta’s core values (open, honest, inclusive, collaborative, innovative, passionate, customer-centric and accountable).

    It was recently brought to our attention just how many female leaders exist among our print production and industrial print customers. Through Konica Minolta’s International Women’s Day Campaign, we asked some of these women to share their stories. Read on as these individuals reflect on their journeys and in doing so provide powerful insights as leaders.

    Get ready to be inspired as we introduce you to some strong, show-stopping women leaders of our industry.and help us celebrate the experiences and wisdom of these women leaders.


    From Our Experts, Leadership, Technology

    Hello, fellow unofficial researchers! Are you often the go-to person among your peers for the latest industry updates? Do your colleagues dub you the in-house ‘numbers whiz’ or the ‘human Google?’ Well, this time of the year, you must be on a mission – to uncover the key focus areas your organization should track in 2024. Whether it’s to stay ahead of the game, steer your clients right or attract the crème de la crème talent, let’s dive in and explore together.

    You’re in the right place to learn everything you need to know about 2024 trends for organizations of all sizes.

    Let’s dive right in and discover everything 2024 has in store for all of us.

    Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) here to stay? 


    From Our Experts, Technology

    Ransomware has quickly become the cybercriminal’s favorite form of malware. As a reminder, ransomware is malware that hackers use to enter a network or device, encrypts files, hold them hostage, and then demand a ransom to return those files back to the victims. In recent years, universitiesmunicipal governmentssmall businesses, and even large corporations like Honda have been victims of ransomware. More recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided the perfect environment of uncertainty and disruption for ransomware to thrive. (more…)

    Security, Technology

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    The massive shift towards a work-from-home model in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic brings up the critical concern of home network security. A simple home network lacks the sophisticated security protocols that would be present within organizational networks and opens more endpoints for cybercriminals to exploit as your employees work from home.

    Here are some security tips to consider that can help strengthen your organization’s security posture in this new normal of remote work. (more…)

    Security, Technology, Workplace of the Future

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    Many organizations have recently found themselves scrambling to keep business running as usual while ensuring their staff and clients stay safe. COVID-19 has been testing the planning and preparation of IT Departments around the world.

    Below are 5 measures that all business leaders should implement to keep their users productive in the face of disruption: (more…)

    Technology, Workplace of the Future

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a fair share of negativity in the business world, yet many technology companies are taking part in a global effort to support our economy during this period of disruption. Below are several examples of major technology partners providing free offers or lower cost solutions due to the COVID-19 crisis.

    Microsoft: 6-month Office 365 E1 Trial

    Microsoft created this trial as a direct response to COVID-19. Office 365, and more specifically Microsoft Teams, is a great solution for helping remote employees stay productive, connected, and collaborative. This trial can easily be upgraded to a paid subscription after the 6 month trial period. (more…)

    Technology, Workplace of the Future