What Are Your Digital Priorities for the Remainder of 2011?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

Upgrading your rights database? Streamlining your XML workflow? Introducing an innovative new product? Let us know what’s on your “to do” list. By Edward Nawotka Today’s feature story by Roger Tagholm outlines eight lessons or “takeaways” from the World e-Reading Congress, held earlier this week in London. Yesterday, we also covered the discussion at last week’s BISG “Making Information Pay” …

TOC 2011: Toward an All-digital Workflow

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The publishing industry is often criticized for slow adoption of digital tools and processes, but Steve Kotrch, Director of Publishing Technology at Simon & Schuster, had fantastic examples at TOC today of the strides that big publishers have already made in this area and how these changes are not always visible to those outside the organization. Kotrch …

What Are the Hot Publishing Jobs of the Future?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story recounts three stores from publishing professionals who were fired during the ongoing economic recession. All three have subsequently found jobs, but only two of them in publishing. Judging by the number of names and jobs titles that have been changed in my own contact list/address book, I would guess the number of people employed …