Consumers have demonstrated a willingness to pay for targeted, virtual goods and services. Why are publishers still trying to foist low-value generalized content off to them?
Campaign financing, corporations, unions, the Supreme Court, political action committees, large corporate interests, and technology companies with deep pockets and a hunger for data — what more could you ask for?
Transitioning from an information provision industry to an information experience industry will require change. How can we achieve this large-scale shift to meet emerging customer expectations?
As Web 2.0 matures, new entrants are starting to find ways to extract value in innovative ways.
Open data initiatives by many governments will change balance sheets for publishers who have shifted toward this revenue source. Will the social benefits emerge?
Creating a complete view of your customer as publishing changes to include variant distribution models and service levels will be vital. Getting it done requires new skills and abilities.
Trends in mobile, cloud, and personal computing all point to a redefinition of privacy, with convenience and value competing effectively for preeminence.
I recently read a paper from Los Alamos National Labs (LANL), “Using Architectures for Semantic Interoperability to Create Journal Clubs for Emergency Response.” Without diving too deeply into the technical weeds, what the paper describes is: [A] process for leveraging emerging […]
Image by jdlasica via Flickr For scholarly publishers, librarians, and readers, the article remains the coin of the realm — a text-based narrative that strips data of all but its most superficial aspects and doesn’t integrate itself into the body […]
Mobile computing is the norm, but it also creates easy trading ground for our privacy. Is this just the new normal?