Study on E-Book Interoperability for French Government Agency

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

Rights Management System for Educational Publisher

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

Design of Open Standard DRM for E-Books

For the IDPF, Readium Foundation and European Digital Reading Lab (EDRLab), helped design Readium LCP, an open standard digital rights management (DRM) technology for e-books. Readium LCP is the first commercially successful DRM based on open source software, making it possible to dramatically lower the implementation cost of DRM while maintaining security that is acceptable to … Continue reading Design of Open Standard DRM for E-Books

IT Audit and Scorecard for Trade Publisher

For a global publisher of trade books and consumer magazines, performed an audit of content technologies used at the company and scored them according to industry best practices.  Gathered future product and new business plans and derived required technology capabilities.  Created technology architecture roadmap and high-level implementation plan.