‘Publishers can gain a better understanding of their customers and embrace data-driven decision-making,’ writes Tracey Armstrong.
Shared ‘open data’ is becoming more important and widely used in academic research, according to a new report from open data platform Figshare.
From data-charged business to a library centered on a community’s needs, BISG’s ‘Making Information Pay’ event looks at the data driving us all.
Chris Lavergne, publisher of Thought Catalog Books, knows what his social data is saying: Create ‘an experience that isn’t efficient—that’s anti-efficient.’
At San Francisco’s Books in Browsers VII, a presentation from the UK offers a Brexit example of the power of storytelling and what ‘data-driven lies’ can do.
From ‘the push and pull’ of screen time to millennial parents, Nielsen’s children’s books summit promises to interweave data and discussion.
‘Twenty-eight percent told us they don’t know if they’re ready’ for digital publishing in the next two years, says Mark Gross, whose Data Conversion Laboratory sponsor the ‘dynamic publishing’ study.
A reluctant industry? At Publishers’ Forum in Berlin, a first day of sessions has exposed what some see to be a surprisingly entrenched reluctance to embrace data’s centricity in a new and critical relationship with consumers.
‘The “data dilemma” is what to do with the data,” as was noted at #LBF16’s seminar in the final hours of the fair.
Digital Book World and Author Earnings may have transformed an industry standoff into a cooperative trade-and-indie exploration going forward.