MPSA Podcasts are designed for you to stay up to date with the industry, trends and your peers. Easy to listen to right away or downloaded for later, these podcasts are another way the MPSA is helping inform and educate our members.
Episode 16: Marketing Committee Overview
Members of the Marketing committee join the Podcast to discuss what they do for the MPSA and why they feel it is important to be members.
Episode 15: Standards and Best Practices Committee Overview
Members of the committee overview what they focus on, why they chose to work with the MPSA, and how to connect with them. Standards and Best Practices have created some great collateral on subjects such as security in the output space.
Episode 14: Business Intelligence in the Office Products Industry
Exciting discussion with Wes McArtor from Nexera and Gary Peterson from GAP Intelligence on how Business Intelligence could be utilized in selling and supporting Office Products.
Episode 13: OEM Series – Dealing with the Pandemic – Xerox w/ Jim Joyce
With all of the difficulties created by Covid 19, the Education committee interviews various OEM’s to see how they are dealing with this unprecedented situation. In this episode we sit down to talk with Jim Joyce from Xerox.
Episode 12: OEM Series – Dealing with the Pandemic – Brother w/ Dan Waldinger: Sept 28, 2020
With all of the difficulties created by Covid 19, the Education committee interviews various OEM’s to see how they are dealing with this unprecedented situation. In this episode we sit down to talk with Dan Waldinger from Brother.
Episode 11: MPSA Home Office Security Podcast: July 24, 2020
Discussion with Eric Crump and Paul Pedersen from the MPSA Best Practices Committee on securing the home office output devices. Timely subject with current work from home initiatives. MPSA has created a white paper regarding security that is available to all at yourmpsa.org.
Episode 10: Quocirca MPS Study 2019 – Louella Fernandes
Louella Fernandes joins the MPSA Education committee to discuss her findings from her 2019 MPSA study. This was a global study with some fascinating information derived from it.
Episode 9: Meet the 2019 Award Winners
In this episode, we talk with the2019 MPSA award winners. Was it a lot of work to submit the award documents? Was it a company-wide effort? Did it pay off in a commercial way? Why are you a member of the MPSA and what does this membership bring to you and your company? Get answers to all these questions and ask yourself, will you be a 2020 MPSA award winner?
Episode 8: Training
MPSA moderator: Aldo Spensieri; experts: Melissa Whitaker & Rick Lambert. In this episode, we talk with these two experts. What is the importance of training? What options are available? What to consider when selecting a training model or trainer? What counts for a Return on Investment? Along the way, they provide answers and insight into the future.
Episode 7: MPSA – Marketing, Smarketing? Why you need a solid sales and marketing strategy
Join the MPSA Education Committee discussing the importance of marketing, sales and marketing alignment, content strategy and more, with sales and marketing experts Edwin Jongsma; Josie Heskje, Great America Financial Services; and Darrel Amy, CIO Convergo.
Episode 6: MPSA – Security: What & Why
Printing, office, documents, communication and more are part of a leading security strategy. Whether you are a customer, dealership or just yourself, find out what our experts have to say. Join Ron Alphin, Vice President Sales Operation, ABM Federal; Paul Pedersen, Director of Business Intelligence and Managed Services, Guy Brown; Bill Macvicar, Technical Support Manager, American Printware Inc.; Ed Mosteller, CEO perform IT US, LLC and Petra Diener, CEO & Communication Specialist, 3 Across The Sea.
Episode 5: Billing Models
Together with West McDonald and Bud Karakey, we will explore billing models: What’s new, what was, what will be.
Listen to this lively discussion with industry specialists Laurie McLevish, Tawnya Stone, Aldo Spensieri, Bill MacVicar, Ed Mosteller, Edwin Jongsma, Mitchell Filby, and guests Bud Karakey, VP Sales and Marketing, BEI Services, Inc., and West McDonald, VP of Business Development Tigerpaw Software Inc.
Episode 4: Mergers, Acquisitions and the Impact on the MPS Vendor Landscape
Listen to what MPSA members and special guest Patricia Ames, BPO Media, have to say about mergers, acquisitions and the impact on the software/hardware vendor landscape.
Episode 3: Mergers, Acquisitions and the Impact on the MPS Dealership Landscape
Listen to what MPSA members and special guest Andy Slawetsky of Industry Analysts have to say about mergers, acquisitions, and the impact on the office imaging dealership landscape.
Episode 2: MPS “International”
In this episode, we look at the international aspects of Managed Print Services.
Are there differences? What do they have in common?
Your MPSA specialists today: Tawnya Stone, President MSPA; Laurie McLevish (co-chair); Mitchell Filby and Petra Diener, Chair of the Education Committee.
Episode 1: What is “Managed Print Services”?
In our first podcast we look at where Managed Print Services are coming from, what the current state is and what’s coming up in the near future.
We’ll hear whether there’s a right or wrong, how complex MPS can be and much more.
Join our MPSA Education Committee specialists Laurie McLevish (co-Chair), Aldo Spensieri, Bill Macvicar, Ed Mosteller, Mitchell Filby, and their host Petra Diener, Chair of the Education Committee.