For a leading standards development organization seeking to monetize its development platform, conducted primary research among other SDOs and similar providers of technical reference documents, to determine their level of interest, key requirements, pricing sensitivities, and key success factors, guiding further product development and market entry.
Category: Standards Bodies
Study of ORCID Implementation for Books
For ORCID, the organization that maintains the system of unique and persistent identifiers and associated metadata used by researchers and contributors to document their identities along with their publications, conference presentations, professional histories, education, and other professional metadata, conducted a set of interviews with academic book publishers, service providers, and funders to gain insight into … Continue reading Study of ORCID Implementation for Books
Rights Expression Language Standards Development
For the Association of American Publishers, gathered requirements from member companies for digital rights management and represented them to the MPEG Rights Expression Language (MPEG REL) standards initiative.
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