Showing posts with label SMT-Publishing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SMT-Publishing. Show all posts

Monday, April 24, 2017

From David Worlock: Consolidating into a new Industry 2017

David Worlock at the UKSG 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition - IET.tv
 

With a closed-by presentation David delivered the opening address at the Publishers' Forum 2017, Berlin: A Strategic Outlook to Publishing in 2017

Note:
Before David sold Electronic Publishing Services Ltd. (EPS) to Outsell in 2006, he was our UK partner of eMartin.net. David Worlock chairs Outsell’s Global Leadership Councils and adviser to information and media industry.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The Luxid Community Platform for Collaborative Semantics

TEMIS Group has introduced a new collaborative platform for the Semantic Community, called 'Luxid Community'. It is a much needed home for collaboration in building, using, exchanging resources for Semantic Content Enrichment, Tagging and Linking.

During the APE 2013 Conference, Berlin, TEMIS Chief Innovation Officer and Managing Director of TEMIS Germany, Stefan Geißler explained the needs, wants, function and benefits of the new platform to the participants of the Academic Publishing Europe conference.



With the Luxid community platform TEMIS conveys the concept of "app stores" in the realm of semantics and bring specialized provider of semantic services / components together on one side and users / customers on the other side.

Developer and provider can address a wide spread market and hard to find potential customers. And enquirer will find out, that a lot of questions and tasks are already addressed by components available on the platform.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

7th APE 2012 Conference Semantic Web, Data and Publishing - Day 2 - live -

Yesterday on #APE2012 we heared a lot about the new golden age of academic / scholar / educational publishers. Golden Publishing and if the world wants it, Golden Open Access. As the Internet was the last innovation and interruption publisher had / have to deal with and publishers should go back into the publishing business with Golden Content (Access for publishers). Some thin voices on the conference argued that is a good (high) time to prepare for the Silver Age of Publishing with Silber bells and whistles, and if the payer insists on, also prepare some Silver services ...

Lets see what the conference speakers and discussions today will add to the picture, change the picture, e.g. Green Open Access on the Blue Planet. Todays program starts with



Wake-up Discussion: The End of the Semantic Web? The Internet of Things & Services 

The real weak-up call by Richard Padley (Semantico)
Linked Open web vs semantic web Stefan Gradmann (ibi-HU)
Comments from Denny Vandrecic (KIT, Wikimedia)
Calming down Felix Sasaki (DFKI / W3C)
Michael Dreusicke (PAUX Technologies)
Sven Fund (De Gruyter) - this discussion is irrelevant to us

Next:
Transforming the Way we publish Research by Daniel Mietchen @EvoMRI

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

7th APE 2012 Conference Semantic Web, Data and Publishing 1 Day - live -




Opening remarks: Arnoud de Kemp, APE 2012 Organizer
Greetings: Christian Sprang, German Association of Publishers and Booksellers
Opening: Michael Mabe, International Association of STM Publishers

Derk Haank,  Springer Science+Business Media
The Past, the Present and the Future of STM Publishing (PDF)

"The past "sucks", The present is "quite alright", and the future "will be even brighter"

Past - The Internet was the revolution
- Fear and excitement
- It was successful (continuing growth, always profitable)
- There will be no more revolutions
- Let's get back to work

Let the technological innovation do the technology industry, innovate your (publishing) business model 

Monday, January 23, 2012

7th APE 2012 Pre-Conference Semantic Web, Data and Publishing

The Perfect Storm: Google, social media, mobile devices, data, e-books, power browsing and disintermediation

David Nicholas (CIBER Research): Nothing has changed in academic publishing, but all
• Search shows, people spend only a few minutes, read only short article (or just the abstract) download (and forget) Online the read horizontal not vertical. It is about finding, not about reading.
• People cut and past, everyone does it (only outside the academic world?), you don't know, where it originated.
• Search, checking, light reading will move largely to the mobile and user pay for it

Why mobile access really interesting (quote from the presentation)

• Massively popular: mobile devices used more and more for accessing the Web for information and forecasted to be the platform of choice in a few years, so the tail could wag the dog.
• Cool and social. So extend the reach of websites and draw in a wider range of people
• Considerably widens access to weekends and outside of traditional office hours.
• No boundaries. Search on the move, virtually anywhere and at any time – and in the social space
• People pay to use them. Mobile consumers used to paying to access information
• Restricted functionality. Mobile user presented with a simplified ‘lite’ interface, without some of the search functionality available to the PC user
• Not all the same. Big difference between tablets, smart phones and BlackBerrys
• The big question. Clearly then web use via mobile phone & tablet offers a different user experience from the desk-bound PC so will have an impact on information use and seeking behaviour.
• Ask a young person about their library and they will point to their phone
• And then there is iPhone 4S!

Big issues for publishers

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Im Interview: Michael Dreusicke, Gründer, CEO PAUX Technologies, Berlin

Täglich entstehen an fast allen Flecken der Erde und in den Wolken jede Menge von Informationen / liegen Myriaden von Text, Grafiken, Bilder, etc. herum und wer diese braucht, wem sie nutzen /würden) findet sie dann und dort wo er sie gerade braucht nicht [und kann damit auch den Urheber / Provider nicht entlohnen]. Tagging allein bringt es irgendwie nicht und so stellt sich die Frage, könnte ein (mehr) semantisch organisiertes Web Abhilfe schaffen (bzw. vorbereiten könnte)?

Michael Dreusicke
(43), Gründer und Geschäftsführer von PAUX Technologies, Berlin ist davon überzeugt. Deshalb haben wir für Sie nachgefragt. Hier sind seine Antworten (per eMail):


Können Sie sich unseren Lesern kurz persönlich vorstellen?


In meinem ersten Leben habe ich Schlagzeug studiert (Jazz, Nebenfach Klavier) und danach ein Tonstudio für Werbung und Musikproduktion betrieben.

In meinem zweiten Leben habe ich Jura studiert (Schwerpunkt Steuerrecht) und kurz vor dem Ersten Examen im Jahr 2000 einen Verlag gegründet, mit dem ich eine Lernplattform entwickelte und Autoren verschiedener Disziplinen zur Verfügung stellte. Ergänzend absolvierte ich noch eine Psychotherapie-Ausbildung, in der es schwerpunktmäßig um Lösungsorientierung, Systemik und NLP ging.

Mein drittes und aktuelles Leben begann, als ich 2009 nach Berlin zog und Anfang 2010 die PAUX Technologies GmbH als Software-Produktionsfirma aus dem Verlag ausgründete. Hier geht es im Kern um Publikationstechnologie, die die wechselseitige Kommunikation zwischen Autoren und Lesern unterstützt.

Womit genau beschäftigt sich Ihr Unternehmen PAUX Technologies?

Wir entwickeln und vertreiben eine Software zur intelligenten Produktionsumgebung für Texte und Multimedia in der Cloud, also ein neuartiges Content Management System namens PAUX, das auf personalisierte Online-Publikation ausgerichtet ist.

PAUX verbessert die Qualität, Auffindbarkeit, Zitier- und Annotationsmöglichkeit ihres Texts durch geschickt verknüpfte Hintergrund-Informationen für unterschiedliche Nutzergruppen, Facebook-Anbindung mit Rückkanal bis hin zu Trainings- und Lernmöglichkeiten durch E-Learning.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Event: APE 2012 - [Smarter] Academic Publishing in Europe 'Pre-Conference' Jan 22, 2012

The APE organizing committee is expecting more than 200 participants from more than 20 countries for the 7th APE conference January 23 - 24, 2012, Berlin - waverer, latecomers, it is time to register now!

More ... APE 2012: Semantic Web, Data & Publishing, Berlin, Jan 24/25


On January 22, 2012 the APE organizing committee offers again an APE Pre-Conference Day with educational presentations and panels

The Perfect Storm: Google, social media, mobile devices, data, e-books, power browsing and disintermediation 
David Nicholas - CIBER Research Ltd., Newbury, UK
Anthony Watkinson - Department of Information Studies, University College London

Changing Formats - faster, shorter, open Science publishing in flux
Panel organized by
Joachim Engelland - Publishing Consultant, Berlin
Michael Huter - Huter & Roth, Vienna

East meets West and West meets East. Intercultural Matchmaking between European and Chinese Academic Presses
Xu Jie - School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan City, P.R. China
Matthias Wahls - M. Wahl Publishing Consultant, The Hague

Semantic Publishing: Just a buzzword? The current state of the Semantic Web and a hands-on example of multidimensional micro-content
Michael Dreusicke - PAUX Technologies, Berlin
Felix Sasaki - DFKI / W3C Germany/Austria, Berlin

"All Things Considered? Successful Publishing amidst eBooks, Apps and Social Reading"
Round table organised by
Monika Kolb-Klausch and Judith Hoffmann - mediacampus frankfurt

For more information and full program 'Pre-Conference Day', click here  For registration, here

Hashtag  #APE2012

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

APE 2012: Semantic Web, Data & Publishing, Berlin, Jan 24/25


The 7th Academic Publishing in Europe Conference is near, dealing with subjects and concepts crucial for successful academic publishing in today’s and tomorrows media landscape. According to the organizer Arnoud de Kemp, the APE conference is getting more and more international. Participants from Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, UK and USA have already registered for 2012.

If you have not yet decided whether you will participate, now is the time!

Speakers and program (excerpt)

Keynotes

The Past, the Present and the Future of STM Publishing
Derk Haank (Springer Science+Business Media)

One Publisher's Journey through the Open Access Debate
Fred Dylla (AIP)

Overviews and Lectures

Friday, July 31, 2009

Michael Nielsen: Is Scientific Publishing About To Be Disrupted?

not only for publishers in the SMT arena

Why / How Industries Fail
Why online news is killing the newspapers
Organizational immune systems get fooled
What are the signs of impending disruption?
Disruption in Scientific Publishing

Diligent and insightful article and great discussion. Must read!

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft kündigt Rahmen-Lizenzvertrag mit Springer Verlag

Der bisherige Lizenzvertrag stellte den unbeschränkten Zugang aller MPG Institute zu den rund 1.200 Zeitschriften des Springer Verlages (Springer-Link) sicher. Der geforderterte Preis liegt jedoch wesentlich über den Vorstellungen der MPG - die sich auf die Auswertung der Nutzerstatistiken und den Angeboten anderer Wissenschaftsverlage stützen.

Das Hauptproblem ist m.E. jedoch, dass die Ergebnisse wissenschaftlicher Arbeit, oft gefördert mit öffentlichen Mitteln, von den wissenschaftlichen Verlagen (SMT Publisher) "abgefischt" werden und dann für teuer Geld wieder an die Wissenschaft und Bibliotheken verkauft werden (und oft wieder mit öffentlichen Geldern bezahlt werden).

Übrigens, die MPG gehört zu den Initiatoren der "Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and the Humanities", die den freien Zugang zu den Ergebnissen der öffentlich geförderten Forschung fordert.

via / mehr Heise Online

Ich denke, das bisherige Vermarkter(Take-It-All)-Modell ist nicht mehr lange zu halten, die Karten werden neu gemischt!

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