Competence of Human Capital for Digital Printing
2001 (English)In: IS and T's International Conference on Digital Production Printing and Industrial Applications, 2001, 386-391 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
The introduction and integration of Digital Printing technology into the traditional Graphic Arts enterprises has brought about considerable changes into the printed media production, and workflow management. At the same time, the new technical possibilities and characteristics of the digitally printed documents require the development of new marketing strategies for the thorough information of the customers. One important aspect within Digital Printing Production concerning its further development is the competence and skills that are required from the Human capital in order to gain the highest possible added value from the establishment and application of this new printing technology. Aim of this paper is to explore the competence of the human capital for Digital Printing Production in the main areas described below: Qualifications and skills for digital printing technology (machine operator level) Integration within the traditional Graphic Arts working environment and production work flow Managing and marketing digitally printed documents into the printed media market Within these areas, are examined the skills and knowledge that are required by the human capital for the efficient employment with in digital printing production. Within the paper it is also discussed the importance of the Graphic Arts qualifications and their combination with other new skills that are necessary for the human capital that is employed into the digital printing production.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2001. 386-391 p.
Engineering and Technology Psychology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-5230ISBN: 089208233XOAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-5230DiVA: diva2:8092
Final Program and Proceedings; Is and T's International Conference on Digital Production Printing and Industrial Applications; Antwerp; 13 May 2001 through 16 May 2001