For a large educational publisher, implemented systems and processes to capture assets to be used in a product and drive them through rights research, clearance and payment activities for new editions. Modified the existing rights systems to capture a broader range of rights information that is now used for reporting and remediation of potential term … Continue reading Rights Management System for Educational Publisher
For a small trade publisher, developed a web-based cookbook application enabling a consumer to select among a database of more than 2000 recipes, enter his/her own recipes and other personalizing material, and receive a printed cookbook within 5 business days. The project involved developing a recipe DTD, converting the recipes from various hardcopy and electronic … Continue reading Custom Cookbook Application
For a large consumer electronics company, developed and implemented content strategy for the launch of a highly successful consumer eBook reading device.
For a large educational publisher, implemented organization, process and technology changes to allow simultaneous publishing of print and digital products, enabling re-use and reducing costs. The project involved CMS, DAM, production tools, standards-based formats, and universal stylesheets implemented across multiple organization departments, requiring technology development and integration, change management and significant workflow changes.
For a large educational publisher, developed an integrated, capabilities-based architecture to guide process and systems development. The architecture involved a services-based approach to promote scalability, allow for incremental investment in systems enhancement, and avoid "big bang" expenditure requirements.
For a large book retailer, directed a feasibility study of an in-store print-on-demand and kiosk-based book delivery system. The study demonstrated that insufficient content existed in appropriate format at the time to make such a system sufficiently appealing to customers to be viable.
For a higher education publisher, evaluated the economics to publisher, retailer, student, and used book wholesaler of traditional buy/sell, consignment, rental and other business models. Identified key decision criteria and developed recommended approach forward