The Promise of Subscription Services: Remarks to the AAUP

The following is a transcript of remarks delivered by Andrew Brenneman of Finitiv, at the annual meeting of the Chief Financial Officers of the American Association of University Presses, Spring 2011, in San Francisco.
Control Your Digital Destiny:
Subscription Services as a Model to Increase Publisher Revenue and Relevance

 Summary of Remarks
Digital Content Delivery Challenge
The mobile era of digital content delivery is a […]

What the Cloud Really Means for Publishers

Cloud computing refers to the delivery of applications, data storage and other computing resources over a network. In other words, the applications and data are sitting on a server somewhere, not on your desktop. This is the polar opposite of the “personal computer” model that most are familiar with, in which everything is sitting right there on your PC: the […]

6 Tools for Digital Success 
That Won’t Break the Bank

Publishers have long understood that the successful transition to a digital media organization requires sweeping changes: changes to product models; changes to distribution strategies; changes to technology platforms; and changes to the skills needed inside the organization. The question often seemed not “What needs to change?” but rather “What doesn’t?”

Over the past two years, the industry’s learning curve has been […]

The Semantic Web

Tim Berners-Lee, director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), outlined a strategy for the future of the Web in a series of papers and articles published between 1998 and 2001. He observed that while there was a wealth of information available for people to explore on the Web, computers had difficulty extracting information from it. The Web consists largely […]