Your people are your most important assets as ultimately, they will determine the success or failure of your business. However, in order to both excel in their roles and adapt quickly to unexpected changes, they need access to tools and technology that enable them to work more flexibly.
Take the impact the pandemic has had on retail, for example. When required to quickly adapt to constantly changing regulations, helping customers navigate stores to find essentials quickly and easily, or simply reassuring customers the store is Covid-secure, retailers using OKI’s HD Colour Printers can readily print banners, floor and window stickers, posters, and waterproof and pre-cut media to help communicate effectively to customers and meet those requirements such as keeping a safe distance.
The objective of becoming agile is to be able to learn, adapt and optimise your business to find possible outcomes to what sometimes feel like impossible situations. This requires a strong sense of the changing business landscape, tools that enable flexibility, and ditching decision making that is based on past events. Combined with a strong dose of optimism, these steps can help to protect your business from the unexpected.
Print can be instrumental in helping businesses adapt quickly and effectively in rapidly changing circumstances. Throughout 2020, OKI Europe has empowered over 700 businesses and organisations across a number of sectors including retail, hospitality, education, government, transportation and beyond. From providing social distancing signage to keep shoppers, healthcare workers, commuters and students safe, to ensuring food reached vulnerable families quickly with our in-house label and packaging printing solutions. Furthermore, with new laws introduced in many countries on the mandatory wearing of face masks, OKI’s Transfer Media and White Toner Printing solutions provided the opportunity to customise face masks and safety clothing quickly and cost effectively on-demand to help encourage people to wear them.