Worked with the book divisions of Taylor and Francis (in both the UK and US) to assess their complex and diverse workflows, models, and systems and to advise them as to an appropriate content management system development strategy, as well as recommending systems, software, and partners best suited to their needs. In a separate engagement, worked closely … Continue reading CMS Strategy and Technology Recommendations for Taylor and Francis
For an academic publisher, led the development of four major new websites using the Drupal open source platform. Two were launched as subscription platforms for licensing books and journals to research libraries. The platforms included integrations with business systems, back-end content management systems, and eCommerce and authentication platforms.
For the University of Toronto Press, developed an integrated XML-based infrastructure comprising digital asset management, XML modeling, Word template development, eXtyles integration, XML-based composition with InDesign, EPUB generation, and creation of a master XML repository. The result is their PShift system, which UTP uses for its scholarly book, journal, reference, and textbook publishing divisions and provides … Continue reading XML Infrastructure and Workflow for University of Toronto Press
For a leading editorial and workflow technology company, provided competitive analysis in the content management and workflow system markets.
For a Fortune 50 information technology company, created a strategy for new business opportunities in the publishing market centered on next-generation editorial and content management systems. The strategy brought together the company's existing products, lab R&D technology, and professional services as well as acquisition opportunities. It targeted educational, news, trade book, and consumer magazine publishing, and envisioned … Continue reading Publishing Industry Strategy for Global IT Vendor