There is always a new tool, method, or model, but no organization can do it all. This month we asked the Chefs about methods for prioritizing choices.
Ann Michael is CEO of Delta Think, a business and technology consulting and advisory firm focused on strategy and innovation in scholarly communications. Ann is an ardent believer in data informed decision-making and was instrumental in the 2017 launch of the Delta Think Open Access Data & Analytics Tool (OA DAT), a comprehensive, interactive, regularly updated data set with diverse visualizations and extensive analysis. OA DAT enables publishers, librarians, and funders to track and assess the impact of open access uptake and policies on the scholarly communications market and ecosystem.
Ann is a Past President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), a Board Director for the National Federation for Advanced Information Services (NFAIS), a Board Director at Joule (a Canadian Medical Association company), a frequent organizer and speaker at industry conferences, and a member of the Learned Publishing Editorial Board. She is currently pursuing her second master’s degree, in Business Analytics, at the NYU Stern School.