For a mid-sized educational publisher, assisted with transition to XML-based authoring and production for print and digital textbooks. Designed high-level content architecture, oversaw the detailed XML design, wrote the RFP, and supported the publisher in choosing a new primary vendor for their print production and digital production. The result is a significantly improved editorial and … Continue reading Transition to XML Workflow for Educational Publisher
For Harvard Business Publishing, developed an innovative HTML-based XML model as well as a highly automated workflow by which thousands of business cases, authored in Word by a large number of faculty members and other authors, are transformed to the new XML model and published as PDF, EPUB, and online. Most recently, he provided an … Continue reading XML Model and Workflow for Harvard Business Publishing
For Cambridge Global Education, created a rich, semantic, standards-based XML infrastructure and Word-based content development environment to unite the previously siloed workflows and integrate the diverse publishing programs of their branches in the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, accommodating complex, design-intensive educational content for primary, secondary, and higher education and that aligned with their … Continue reading XML Infrastructure and Workflow for Cambridge Global Education
For SAGE Publications, created an HTML-based XML model to serve as a hub between the TEI XML used by one book division and the DocBook XML used by another book division, enabling them to have a consistent master editorial and production model and workflow that feeds those two distinct delivery environments.
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 digital publishing services company, created technology architecture for digital custom publishing of educational and professional content, including DRM selection and production process design.