Integrated Systems Architecture for Educational Publisher

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.

Transition from Custom to Standard Toolset for Association Publisher

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

Digital Facsimile Edition for Daily Newspaper

For a national daily newspaper, helped design an Internet-delivered digital facsimile edition of the paper, including product format, production workflow, distribution channel, e-commerce strategy, and integration with the print circulation system. This helped boost circulation and ad rates while lowering costs of distribution.

Cross-Media Content Management for News Publisher

For a global news provider, led a requirements gathering effort for content management and enterprise content integration across text, image, audio, and video production organizations. Created business requirements for a new type of newsgathering workflow system that increases cross-divisional and cross-geographical visibility into story coverage while enabling more efficient production and distribution of multimedia news feeds.

Digital Transformation Strategy for Aviation Publisher

For a publisher of aviation industry technical documents, developed a plan for transitioning from optical disc-based PDF publishing to XML-based online content distribution; defined technology architecture and new processes; created implementation RFP for systems integrators.