A review of the 2013 London Book Fair by Simon Bestbier24 April 2013 0 Comments
It’s our first week back since the London Book Fair that was held at Earl’s Court from the 15th to the 17th of April, and already we’re gearing up to incorporate some of the insights and developments we encountered while leaning over the shoulders of the some of the largest Publishing Houses internationally and meeting with the other technology leaders in digital publishing.
Making a business case for mobility by Wesley Lynch18 April 2013 0 Comments
Mobility enjoys such acceptance in the market that many new enterprise applications are now built for mobile access first and for other devices only as additional channels. In addition, there is large-scale mobile re-engineering of enterprise applications taking place.
Making the digital subscription model work for you by Suhaifa Naidoo20 March 2013 0 Comments
The way in which consumers are consuming content is rapidly changing, print publications are becoming digital and video shops are slowly shutting their downs. We are moving forward and businesses are adopting an online model; providing their customers with access to content online, content they can access from pretty much any device and from any location with an internet connection. We saw the wave with print publications and accessing our favourite magazine on our tablet has now become the norm. But printed content is not the only form of media embracing the digital model. Music, movies, and TV series have jumped on the bandwagon too.
Developing Developers by Clint Lynch13 March 2013 1 Comments
In terms of technology South African IT companies are on par with the global benchmark, our tech is good and we are a definite force to be reckoned with in the global market. But there is the notion, a false perception, that because we are ‘classed’ as a third world country that we are as far behind in our tech.
Bridging the Online Book Discoverability Gap – Part One by Linda Jooste08 March 2013 0 Comments
A hot topic doing the conference rounds for the last year has been Discoverability of eBooks on online retail stores. Online bookstores just don’t have the same conversion rate as their brick and mortar counterpart. My theory is that online bookstores have not been set up in a way to speak to the reader, and are still not able to replicate the bookshop ‘browsing experience’.