EPUB+WEB: A Convergence in Offline and Online Reading

Posted on: August 4, 2015 by kylie@deanta

One of the discussion topics at the IDPF conference at this year’s BEA event pertained to the notion of a format that allows for integrated online and offline reading – a convergence of web and EPUB. In this blog post, we will look at some of the key ideas discussed, the potential underlying benefits, and some of the possible issues or considerations that may arise should this situation come to pass.

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A New Paradigm for Pricing Digital Content

Posted on: June 5, 2015 by kylie@deanta

Current and Future Pricing Models

Recent developments within the publishing industry have resulted in change on a wide scale, with a progressive shift from traditional publishing to content development. However, despite the changes in the industry, the area of pricing models for the provision of services remains based on a cost per page, labour-centric structure. Should we not now be looking at alternative methods of purchase to suit the ever changing requirements of the modern-day publisher? If so, what are the key considerations?

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IDPF Conference 2015: Making Information Pay

Posted on: May 7, 2015 by kylie@deanta

How Standards Empower Innovators

Deanta will be attending the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) conference held at BEA this May 27th-28th. The conference is the flagship digital event in the publishing industry, and the longest running one too. The entire conference includes a variety of seminars over the two day period; however, our focus for IDPF this year will be on the half-day Making Information Pay stream on the Thursday afternoon.

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Deanta Joins EDitEUR

Posted on: April 30, 2015 by kylie@deanta

Industry Leaders in Global Standards for Book and Journal Publishing

Deanta are the first Irish-based company to join EDitEUR, the acknowledged leader in establishing global standards for the exchange of bibliographic information and e-commerce messages in book and journal publishing. Our membership reflects our continuing interest in exploring better ways to manage and incorporate enhanced metadata within the production process to improve publishing efficiency.

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Deanta Featured in The Sunday Times

Posted on: March 30, 2015 by kylie@deanta

Passage to India Paved Way for Publishing Empire

Deanta CEO, Darren Ryan, features in a piece in The Sunday Times, in which he discusses how Deanta came to be, the challenge of setting up an operation in India, and the key focuses for the company moving forward.
The article addresses the company’s focus on developing high calibre content professionals within the Chennai based operations facility though cross functional training programmes based on technical and soft skills, and the importance of driving a varied global marketing strategy.

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5 Key Merits of Digital Asset Management for Small to Medium Sized Publishers

Posted on: March 25, 2015 by kylie@deanta

Making the Most of Your Assets

Digital Asset Management systems have many underlying benefits for businesses in general, and publishers in particular, yet despite the huge volume of content and assets produced by publishers, many do not yet utilise a DAM solution. So what is Digital Asset Management and what does it look like? We take a closer look at five of the major reasons why it can improve the overall management of assets for publishers.

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What’s Happening at LBF 2015?

Posted on: March 23, 2015 by kylie@deanta

Key Events to Look Out For

It’s that time of year again when the publishing industry come together from all corners of the globe for London Book Fair to share ideas, trade rights and discuss new innovations in publishing. This year the location has moved to the Olympia Conference Centre in London and the fair runs from April 14th to 16th.

Take a look at some of the highlights not to be missed during this year’s fair.

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London Book Fair 2015

Posted on: February 25, 2015 by kylie@deanta

The End of the PDF Proof: The Future of XML Based Workflows

Despite the digitisation and availability of content in different electronic formats, for many publishers the traditional PDF file remains at the heart of the proofing process. Darren Ryan, CEO of Deanta Global, will explore how utilising a true XML production workflow, at all stages of production, results in greater transparency, accuracy and, more importantly, a significant reduction in production times and corresponding costs.

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BEA 2014

Posted on: May 22, 2014 by darren@deanta

Thursday 29th to 31st May 2014. Javits Center NYC

Deanta Global Publishing Services will at BEA this year. To celebrate, you could win a Kindle Fire by entering your details here, or by visiting us at RC32.

Deanta Global provides publishing services to some of the world’s leading academic, professional and legal publishers. Customers include Bloomsbury, Informa Professional and Thomson Reuters.

We manage production and post-production services more efficiently than competitors because of our unique combination of people, methodology and technology.

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