For an educational and reference publisher, assessed the reference unit's strategic fit with its parent in light of its market position and the impacts of alternative futures for the public, K-12 and academic library markets.
For a scientific society, conducted a strategic review of its publishing businesses including restructuring its information products portfolio, improving cross-business-unit collaboration, and prioritizing new product investments.
For a multimedia B2B publisher, developed an organizational strategy that balanced individual business units' unique needs with the benefits of a more centralized online platform.
For a multi-million-circulation consumer magazine publisher, created a strategy for reorganization of editorial and product management functions to support cross-media content development; this included redesign of organization, processes, and technology. Results were mentioned in Folio magazine cover story, October 2007.
For an association publisher, supported their decision to move from bespoke content production and hosting to standard tools for production and a hosted solution for content distribution. Researched vendor choices, worked with the association leadership on staffing and outsourcing models, and wrote RFPs for pieces of the eventual solution. The result was a more streamlined … Continue reading Transition from Custom to Standard Toolset for Association Publisher
For a medical publisher, created a multi-year strategy to transform the organization from print-centric to XML-based cross-media editorial and product development, encompassing processes, skills, organization structure, and technology.