Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer is research director with IDC's Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions team. He is responsible for written research, forecasts and analysis in multiple practice areas, covering managed print services, document solutions, business workflow automation and optimization and hard copy transformation. Mr. Palmer has led multiple research practice areas covering a diverse range of topics, including office technology, channel strategy, managed document services and document workflow. He is active in a variety of imaging industry forums and currently serves on the board of directors for the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA).
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Feb. 29 2016
Organizations are scrutinizing virtually every area of business operations in an effort to reduce costs, increase operational efficiencies and drive worker productivity. In recent years, businesses have...
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Oct. 28 2014
Would you characterize yourself as a mobile worker? It is a question that you likely would not have considered just a few short years ago. Historically, the mobile worker was defined based on specific...
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Oct. 2 2014
Like everything else, today’s office printing market is heavily influenced by ongoing changes in workforce behavior and advancements in mobile technologies. The continued focus on mobile printing...
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Aug. 28 2014
Technology is changing the way we work and, more specifically, changing when and how much we print. Office printing today has been impacted not only by changing business processes but also by a significant...
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July 29 2014
Despite advancements in mobile technology and an ongoing transition to digital technologies, many businesses today continue to work in traditional paper-based workflows that are extremely inefficient and...
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June 25 2014
Information is the lifeblood of any organization, which is why so many businesses invest significant time, money and resources around content management systems. Understanding how information moves throughout...
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May 22 2014
So much attention is paid to the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon and trends around mobile device deployment and adoption in the workplace. Mobile devices are already changing the way we work—and...

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