FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, April 27, 2018) -- Ken Brooks, Bill Kasdorf, Thad McIlroy, Bill Rosenblatt, and Bill Trippe announce the formation of Publishing Technology Partners (pubtechpartners.com), a new consulting partnership that will offer a broad range of experience and expertise from a single source to clients in all segments of the publishing industry … Continue reading Publishing Technology Partners Launch
For HADOPI, an agency of the French Ministry of Culture and Tourism, created a summary of the market for e-book DRM technologies in France; then performed a study of a proposal for legislation that would require e-books distributed with DRM to be interoperable across distributors, DRM technologies, and e-reading systems. Made recommendations for an alternative … Continue reading Study on E-Book Interoperability for French Government Agency
For the Section 108 Study Group, a group convened by the Library of Congress to address the provision in U.S. copyright law granting additional rights to libraries and archives, advised on current industry practices and technologies for library ebook lending to inform potential changes to the law.
For a consortium of educational publishers, developed the business plan for an industry collective designed to digitally distribute higher education learning materials. The entity has grown from a domestic U.S. operation servicing the sampling needs of five publishers to an international presence providing digital textbooks and interactive course materials representing over 90% of the core … Continue reading Digital Business Plan for Educational Publishing Consortium
For a large educational publisher, using the Creating Mutual Value framework of Synthesis, LLC., inspired by the work of Fernando Flores, initiated a process of cultural change within the production and manufacturing staff from reactive order-takers to partners in innovation with the editorial and technology teams.
For a large educational publisher, integrated a combined K12 and ELT publishing company into existing operations with substantial headcount, operating cost, PPB and plant savings.
For a large educational publisher, integrated an approximately $300mm acquired higher education division into existing operations with substantial headcount, operating cost, manufacturing and plant savings. Used best practices from each organization to improve the effectiveness of the combined entity.