consumer magazine publisher, created a
strategy for reorganization of editorial and product
management functions to support cross-media content
development; this included redesign of organization,
processes, and technology. Results were mentioned in
Folio magazine cover story, October 2007.
- For a global
news provider, led a requirements gathering effort for content
management and enterprise content integration across text, image, audio,
and video production organizations. Created business requirements for a new
type of newsgathering workflow system that increases cross-divisional and
cross-geographical visibility into story coverage while enabling more efficient
production of multimedia news feeds.
publisher of legal
defined a strategy to improve competitive positioning and
disrupt market dynamics based on a new open standard for
legal citations and crowdsourcing of metadata.
national radio broadcast
delivered Cross-Media Transformation Strategy for sharing
and repurposing content efficiently across divisions.
Gathered information about existing content technology and
future business goals across the company; created gap
analysis showing required capabilities, roadmap for
technology architecture and content/metadata workflow
processes, and implementation plan with suggested vendor
major music company,
provided input on digital rights technologies and business
models for negotiations with a global online music
major music company,
analyzed the technology and feature set of a "brand name"
digital music service provider with a view toward
determining potential copyright liability.
a global entertainment company, helped develop
a B-to-B rights management strategy, including
an enterprise-wide unique asset identifier scheme,
improve the company's ability to manage and track intellectual property
throughout production processes.
- For a diversified
publishing company, surveyed several publishing divisions
and defined requirements for enterprise-wide digital asset management architecture
and metadata standardization; developed RFP and business case for asset management
and business rights management implementation; participated in vendor selection
- For a global consumer publisher,
performed an audit of content technologies and scored
them according to industry best practices.
Gathered future product and new business plans and
derived required technology capabilities. Created
technology architecture roadmap and high-level
global consumer publisher,
created an RFP for digital asset management; managed the
vendor response process, and provided input to the final
an educational and professional
gathered cross-divisional requirements for digital
rights management (DRM) for online educational materials
and performed a vendor selection process.
global diversified publishing company,
created an architecture and implementation plan for
content identification as part of enterprise digital asset
created a survey of current DRM
technologies, performed a detailed feature and function-level evaluation
of a selected few,
and made recommendations on a DRM technology and implementation plan
for a pilot project.
provided input on digital copyright, DRM, and network
technologies to a public policy initiative.
consumer magazine publisher,
a study of IT department staffing and organization; made recommendations
to better align IT with the company's business strategy.
global technical publisher,
created a strategy for integrating two separate online
digital library systems.
created a multi-year strategy to transform the
organization from print-centric to cross-media editorial
and product development, encompassing processes, skills,
a leading online education provider, provided input
planning on DRM technology and market trends.
a content industry trade
its constituents' requirements for DRM and represented
it in a DRM standards working group,
to ensure that
the requirements were covered.
a global entertainment and
electronics company, delivered
a series of seminars on digital rights management
to company executives.
a publisher of aviation industry
developed a plan for transitioning from optical disc-based
publishing to XML-based online
content distribution; defined technology architecture
and new processes; created implementation
RFP for systems integrators.
a custom magazine publisher (publisher of private-label
magazines and newsletters), created
a 2-year technology implementation strategy
based on customer market
research and competitive analysis.
an educational publishing company, gathered requirements
for an editorial workflow system, examined vendor
offerings, and recommended
a short list
of vendors for detailed consideration.
- For the online
division of a global news provider, gathered requirements for
automated text analysis (categorization and entity extraction) for adding
value to digital news feeds through metadata. Surveyed tool vendors and selected
a vendor that best fit the requirements.
- For a national
daily newspaper, defined a new architecture, processes, and
strategy for scalable XML-based cross-media publishing and digital content
distribution. Helped design an Internet-delivered electronic facsimile edition
of the paper, including product format, distribution channel, e-commerce
strategy, and integration with the print circulation system. This helped
boost circulation and ad rates while lowering costs of distribution.
- For a medical
information publisher, gathered requirements for enterprise-wide
XML content management and led a vendor/tool selection process.
- For a publisher
of audio legal journalism, helped structure content partnerships
with leading law and business publishers, and architected web content distribution
solutions, to help increase both visibility of and revenue from branded content.