Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
Porter Anderson’s roundup of Web buzz looks at the deluge of data coming out of confabs in Italy, B&Ns battle with S&S, Sebastian Posth’s German analytics, and much more.
The Content Blockchain project, a collaborative effort among three companies, includes the development of the ISCC, an identifier of content in a decentralized ledger environment.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
This February, GLOBALOCAL 2015 will host publishing executives from around the world for high-level discussions and workshops in New Delhi.
Self-publishing, despite its community’s diversity of style and material, may need awards and other ‘gatekeeping’ devices for coherence in the marketplace.
Porter Anderson looks at the Frankfurt Book Fair, at Sprint Beyond the Book and Book Sprints, at pen names, and more in Ether for Authors this week.
Porter Anderson looks at the new season’s publishing conferences and notes that they all, intentionally or not, may end up focused on writers.
« Back to CONTEC 2013 Conference Program Time & Place Session Description Speakers 8:40–9:10 Platinum I+II Keynote: Persevering in the Middle Faced with rapidly evolving customer preferences and price expectations, changes in the balance of power between publishers and intermediaries, the commoditization of content and an explosion in new business models, our industry has embarked on an epic journey in …
Premiering on Tuesday, 8 October 2013, CONTEC Frankfurt features a global roster of speakers and attendees from over 20 countries, and a programme that integrates the interests of the entire international publishing industry — trade and educational publishers, agents, techies, authors, librarians, and more. That’s what makes CONTEC the perfect pre-Frankfurt event. CONTEC goes far beyond the talking head lectures …