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
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
Samsung Means Business: A Strategy Shaped by the Internet of Things
At its recent Samsung FutureScape event in London, Samsung emphasised its commitment to deliver printing solutions that address the needs for today's mobile, collaborative and connected workplace....
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 27th October '15
Sharp Unveils New Strategy for the Interconnected Office
At its recent Inspire Expo event in Malta, Sharp Europe unveiled a new strategy and vision for broadening its portfolio of products and services to address the needs of the interconnected office
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 19th October '15
Managed Print Services: 5 Ways To Enable Digital Transformation
Digital transformation can help enterprises streamline processes, increase productivity, improve services and reduce operational costs. Today many organisations are turning to managed print services (MPS)
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 12th October '15
Can Sharp catch-up in the MPS market?
Sharp has stepped up its managed print services (MPS) initiatives as it looks to capture more mindshare in a highly competitive market. At its UK launch of its new Optimised Managed Services (OMS) on...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 7th October '15
HP Multi Jet Fusion: A Game Changer for the 3D Printing Market?
Following its split into separate businesses, HP is pinning its hopes on 3D printing. By exploiting its PageWide array technology with the impending 2016 release of its first commercial, full colour,...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 29th September '15
HP: Putting Print Security on the CISO Agenda
Amidst a rapidly evolving threat landscape, where malware and exploits continue to proliferate, endpoint security often fails to adequately protect networked printer and multifunction printer (MFP)...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 24th September '15
MPS: Why SMBs need a trusted advisor
MPS is proving hard nut to crack in the SMB market. Not only do most vendors have an array of offerings targeted at this diverse market, Quocirca research shows that SMBs are yet to embrace a...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 15th September '15
Automated supplies management: Improving SMB Productivity
Automated supplies replenishment can provide the ideal opportunity for SMBs to minimise downtime and reduce the administrative burden of manual supplies management. Managed Supplies Service offerings...
Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 14th September '15