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This is not a complete overview of “OL Connect”, just my first impressions as I’m trying it out. 20 years back I was so excited, when OL first launched their PlanetPress software, I just couldn’t hide it. PlanetPress gave customers the ease to migrate from “Line Printer” technology to laser and later on to electronic […]

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Our many uses for PlanetPress

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Guest Post by Ken Stulce from Essex Industries Inc. I was first introduced to PlanetPress around 2002, when I worked for a reseller and designing PlanetPress solutions became one of my primary focuses.  Forward about nine years later, I went to work for one of my main customers in their IT department and we continue […]

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Objectif Lune breaks the world record for longest print run

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Lots of our products are known for their printing capabilities and we wanted to capitalize on that with our attempt at the Guinness World Record of the longest print run. In 1998, Legendary Print in Mumbai, India printed for 120 hours consecutively but we were determined to break the record. Set out with our printer […]

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PlanetPress for life: My Web-based Process Launcher

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Necessity is the mother of invention, as they say. I could add that repetitiveness is the mother of automation, and laziness its father. But I don’t want to start a battle of the sexes, so let me just say that repetitiveness and laziness are the parents of automation! The reality is that anytime I have […]

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A story of a traveling Lunie: Jerk Chicken, Banks & PlanetPress

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Fatoumata Traoré or Fatou for short is part of the solution development team in the  Professional Services department. They’re the ones helping you do things you can’t or rather not do. In this article, she shares with us her Objectif Lune experience. Nancy: So what exactly do you do? Fatou: I am part of the […]

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The End of an Era… – Hello Manchester

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I sit and write this to you in an empty, cold Milton Keynes Office, known locally as The Hobble.  As some of you may be aware we have taken the decision to close this Office and relocate to a brand new Suite in Manchester. For those of you who have been in the Objectif Lune […]

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Hitting a payroll home run

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Contrary to popular belief, programmers do have a life outside of writing code and doing arcane magic to make computers work. Mine happens to include managing the umpires for the local little league baseball organization. As such, I am responsible for assigning umpires to games, dealing with angry coaches, teaching parents why the umpire’s call […]

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PlanetPress and the Great Manufacturing Process Improvement

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Guest Post by Mike Diarmid from Diarmid Lucey PlanetPress: I’ve got a million stories about it. Well okay, probably only several dozen, actually, and many of them are of the standard “PlanetPress takes ugly mainframe output and makes it look good and be really useful” variety.  Or perhaps the “PlanetPress takes database information and generates […]

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PlanetPress in bite-sizes

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Everyone who has heard about PlanetPress knows that it’s good at printing. Take any document, make it look and work better and then print a ton of it, fast. That’s a given. But for us, working at OL, we know that PlanetPress is so much more than that. The pickle is, PlanetPress does almost too […]

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An Objectif Lune greeting: Your votes are in

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Happy New Year! I hate saying that so late in January but in the Chinese culture, it just started. So “gung hay fat choy” ! Starting this new year, I would like to share something we did at the end of last year. We took a bit of an unconventional approach to our holiday greetings […]

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