Mobile access is reaching an inflection point, but publisher solutions to mobile access are still lagging.
Real-time video is soon to be ubiquitous, creating a new platform for publishers to consider as they develop their new product plans.
The text of a presentation delivered at the recent NFAIS national conference, covering various scenarios for the future of publishing. The argument is that these future scenarios are already evident in the world of the present day, though in embryonic form, and that by studying the “embryos,” we can make reasonable predictions as to where things are headed.
Mobile integration with plants, carpets, and shoes? Yes, they are increasingly being used, as the centrality of mobile devices increases.
Publishers and librarians are creatures of the Information Age. How can they cope with the coming Systems Age?
We’re accustomed to a digital world of asynchrony. But as bandwidth becomes the norm and communication becomes more real-time, can we design the human-centric systems to buffer the effects?
Think email’s a thing of the past? Think again.