With ‘a lot of anxiety to many businesses as they grapple with the full implications’ of the European Union’s new data privacy regulations, the UK’s Publishers Association launches a special toolkit for its member publishers.
Digitally Transforming Publishing: Business Process, Content and Data for Future Value
‘Publishers can gain a better understanding of their customers and embrace data-driven decision-making,’ writes Tracey Armstrong.
The State of Open Data 2017: Academic Research and Publishing
Shared ‘open data’ is becoming more important and widely used in academic research, according to a new report from open data platform Figshare.
BISG’s ‘Evolution of Delivery’ Conference: Making Data Pay
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.
How Thought Catalog Uses Social Media Data To Drive Book Publishing
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.’
Books in Browsers: Visualization and ‘Responsible Data’ in Time of Elections
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.
Nielsen Children’s Book Summit Preview: Conversation Over Charts
From ‘the push and pull’ of screen time to millennial parents, Nielsen’s children’s books summit promises to interweave data and discussion.
How Dynamic Is Your Publishing? A Cloudy Moment in Content Management
‘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.
Germany’s Publishers’ Forum: Bedeviled by Data
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.
Big Data (and Big Metaphors) at London Book Fair
‘The “data dilemma” is what to do with the data,” as was noted at #LBF16’s seminar in the final hours of the fair.