Knowledge

November 14, 2022

The poetry of Dorothy Parker

American author Dorothy Parker might be best known for her wisecracking remarks, but to remember her for only that does a great disservice to her remarkable […]
October 20, 2022
Navigator

Happy Birthday to Navigator Paper!

The European paper specialist turns thirty this month. And we’re celebrating three decades of the firm producing paper products of the highest quality and marketing them […]
October 3, 2022
newspapers

The history of newspaper

We continue to love reading newspapers. Studies show that people prefer print media titles – both for reading enjoyment and as a trusted news source. Perhaps […]
September 21, 2022
local newspapers

What is going to happen to local news?

What is the future of the printed newspaper? The future of local newspapers, in particular, has looked uncertain in recent years as increasing numbers of people […]
August 31, 2022

Happy centenary to the A4 paper standard!

Did you know that the A-series of standard paper sizes has an ISO standard against it? First registered under the German DIN standard system, the standard […]
August 9, 2022
History of business cards

A brief history of business cards [Infographic]

Business cards are rooted in 15th century China, where it was common to make small bamboo cards bearing a person’s name. The tradition then crawled into […]
July 13, 2022
Chess' history and popularity

The story of chess: history and popularity

Chess has a long and checkered history! The game dates back more than fifteen centuries and has its origins in India. Since then, it has been […]
July 7, 2022
High quality paper production secrets

The production secrets that affect the quality of paper

A new video released by paper manufacturer Navigator sheds light on what goes into making office paper – and the differences that decisively affect the quality […]
June 27, 2022
George Orwell's 1984

What lessons can we learn from George Orwell’s 1984?

1984, the classic dystopian novel by George Orwell, has enjoyed a resurgence in sales over the six years. Why? And do the themes of the book […]
June 14, 2022
Teacher interview

Teacher interview with Cristina Chau

Maria Cristina Baltazar Chau is a Visual Education (drawing) teacher in Lousã, Portugal. She is known for teaching her classes in museums, libraries and outdoors. Cristina […]
May 22, 2022
Portuguese author day

Eight books to read on Portuguese Author Day

This year, Dia do Autor Português – Portuguese author day – is celebrated on Sunday May 22, 2022. The Business Optimizer team makes a few suggestions […]
May 12, 2022
war in Ukraine

How war in Ukraine is impacting your printer’s security

Governmental agencies around the western world are recommending that organizations place renewed focus on cyber security following unprecedented cyber activity linked to the war in Ukraine. […]
May 3, 2022
International workers day

Why is Labor Day celebrated in May outside the USA?

People around the world will be enjoying an extra day’s vacation this month, thanks to the May Day public holiday. In many countries, May Day is […]