Part 1: Process Automation: How, Why and When
Life's too short, and customer SLAs are too demanding to waste time manually performing design and production operations that could be automated. Topics in this 3-hour in-depth workshop will include:
1. What can be automated
2. What are the key challenges
3. Do I select a packaged system, develop in house or….
Part 2: Process Automation: Tools I Can’t Live Without; 7 minutes with a Developer!
There are a collection of target products that facilitate the automation of design and print production workflows. Product developers with exciting and relevant products to offer will be given seven minutes to present their unique and valuable solutions.
Who should attend:
This session is for content originators and service providers charged with print management operations and profitability.
About the Instructor:
David Zwang, Principal Consultant, Zwang & Company, travels around the globe helping companies increase their productivity, margins, and market reach. With over 40 years of industry experience, David specializes in process analysis, and strategic development of firms in the fields of publishing, design, pre-media, and printing across the globe.
He began in the graphic arts as a commercial photographer, and has since founded and sold several prepress and printing operations. His experience includes expertise pre-media and cross media publishing, with an extensive background in digital, offset, and flexographic printing processes. His expertise in production optimization, strategic business planning, market analysis, and related services to companies in the vertical media communications market has transformed many businesses.
He has developed many industry training courses, author of books on technology within the printing industry, and written countless articles for trade publications. David is also the Chairman of the Ghent Workgroup (GWG) and sits on the board of many foundations, non-profits, associations, technical advisory councils, and University boards around the world.
Specialties: Process efficiency, data driven publishing technology, printing technology and processes, expert witness services.