Digital Business Plan for Educational Publishing Consortium

For a consortium of educational publishers, developed the business plan for an industry collective designed to digitally distribute higher education learning materials. The entity has grown from a domestic U.S. operation servicing the sampling needs of five publishers to an international presence providing digital textbooks and interactive course materials representing over 90% of the core … Continue reading Digital Business Plan for Educational Publishing Consortium

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

Content Management Re-engineering for Educational Publisher

For a large educational publisher, implemented organization, process and technology changes to allow simultaneous publishing of print and digital products, enabling re-use and reducing costs. The project involved CMS, DAM, production tools, standards-based formats, and universal stylesheets implemented across multiple organization departments, requiring technology development and integration, change management and significant workflow changes.

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.