Louella Fernandes Blog
With over 20 years' experience in the print industry, Louella Fernandes is a respected and globally recognised analyst with a particular interest in the impact of digital technologies. She is currently Associate Director for Print Services and Solutions at Quocirca.
Recent Blog Posts
Quocirca MPS Landscape, 2016
The new world of managed print services is defined by changing customer ambitions, new priorities and a different set of challenges. As a consequence, organisations are looking for more flexibility...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 29th July '16
HP: Reinvention for the digital future
HP Inc. faces challenging times in revitalising both its PC and printer business. Amidst declining sales and tighter margins, HP's pillars of growth in office printing will be driven by...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 29th June '16
Samsung pushes print boundaries with software innovation
Samsung is leap-frogging competitors with an IoT led strategy and expanding open software ecosystem
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 14th June '16
Exploiting the “Printernet” of Things
Internet of Things: Opportunities for printer manufacturers Within the next five years, the Internet of Things (IoT) market landscape is set for exponential growth. Today's era of connected...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 26th May '16
Can Xerox step up its game?
Xerox seeks to extend its lead in the managed print services (MPS) market and enhance its credentials in workflow automation.
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 19th May '16
Digital Transformation: Bridging The Paper And Digital Gap
Recent Quocirca research highlights that the top business imperatives are focused on strengthening customer relationships, improving productivity and driving down costs. With the increasing adoption...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 25th April '16
Is MPS facing an identity crisis?
It seems that the managed print services market is going through a bit of an identity crisis. Is it managed document services, managed content services or managed workflow services? With print...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 18th April '16
A managed services model for the collaborative workplace
Embracing the digital workplace An information managed service (IMS) is emerging as a key approach to enable digital transformation. Such providers are building on their traditional print heritage...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 17th March '16
Can MPS providers become strategic partners beyond print?
Managed Print Services (MPS) has for some time been a misnomer - meaning far more than just printers - entering the realms of information and document management, along with business process improvement.
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 8th December '15
Digital Disruption: Future Opportunities for the Print Industry
Printer vendors are having to make major changes to their business models to sustain their leadership and relevance. Long term survival will depend on their ability to adapt to market disruption...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 12th November '15