March 16, 2012

CrawfordTech’s Weekly Reading List: March 16, 2012

Are you ready for the AIIM Conference 2012 in San Francisco? If you are, we hope to see you at the conference in between the many educational sessions, the opening reception and at our table in the solutions lounge. Be on the lookout for news coming right from the show floor of the AIIM Conference.


Speaking of news, this week your must reads include a 244 year old encyclopaedia stopping the presses, Digital Mailboxes popping up in Australia, the USPS to change Postal for Parcel and print that plays music.

In addition, we have our latest announcement in the Multi-channel and customer preference management space and an invitation to our April 4 webinar where you can learn all the significant savings and features of a Digital Mailbox Service.

Would you like to read all your mail from your tablet on your sofa?

Have other links we should feature? Tell us about them in the comments section below.

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses (via The New York Times)—some people probably never thought it would happen, but after almost two and half centuries Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print. Find out why and how the company will continue to lead the encyclopaedia and education market.

Zumbox forms JV to set up Australian digital mail platform (via Post & Parcel)—the digital mailbox service topic is heating up in the U.S. and with this article it seems down under as well. Find out how Salmat, Computershare and Zumbox are coming together to create a digital post box for every person who has an address in Australia.

The U.S. Postal Parcel Service (via DC Velocity)—it is no secret that the USPS is looking to reinvent their business or at the very lease change their value proposition to consumers. Find out how parcel service might play a significant role in the turn around.

Playing pop music via paper posters with conductive ink (via BBC News)—what if you could play music directly from your paper poster? In this article from across the pond, the BBC looks at a Liverpool-based uniform agency that helped co-ordinate the execution of the idea.

Crawford Technologies Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Technology PRO Channel Manager — PRO Channel Manager to bring billions of dollars in savings to U.S. print and mail industry. With the interest in multi-channel communications and customer preference management really starting to simmer, see how Crawford Technologies is helping the industry and consumers adopt the technology.

FREE Webinar: Digital Mailbox Services: Potential Big Savings and Why You Should Adopt Now (via CrawfordTech)— Crawford Technologies invites you to join us and learn about the latest innovation we are offering to the print and mail industry. New Digital Mailbox Services alternatives to costly print and mail distribution are hot topics when it comes to executing your e-delivery strategies—especially the way the consumer wants it. Sign up today by clicking here.


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