Fresh print links
These are the links we consider worth your attentention. It is our latest harvest in all matters printing.
- Jennifer Matt writes about print software projects and prefers the minimum viable product approach instead of the comprehensive approach to print software projects. This sounds sensible. 37signals advocated a similiar approach a couple of years ago in Rework (Excerpt | PDF).
- InfoTrends published a new study on Production Print Services in North America: Understanding Industry Transformation. From the diagram attached to the press release there seems to be a correlation between declining revenue and offset printing.
- Remember our special on food label printing and a new EU directive last week? Outputmagazine warns that smaller businesses will struggle to comply in time for the December 2014 implementation date.
- With the Frankfurt Book Fair starting in Germany next week we found quite a few contributions arguing that printed books will stay. Mashable explains Why Printed Books Will Never Die.
- And here is a nice infographic why some people still prefer printed books.
- We prefer printed books because we do like to actually own a book instead of using a licence (Care to remember 1984 back in 2009?). Even worse the eBook is reading you when you read it. No proper printed book can or will do that.
- This may or may not be wishful thinking but printmonthly reports that sales of eBooks and readers is stalling in the US.
- New brooms sweep clean! That's the message we received from Konica Minolta HR in Australia. Good luck and careful around said brooms: