Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL) and the Center for Information Development Management (CIDM), have released the results of the 5th annual "Following the Trends - Is Your Content Ready?" survey, and the results show, among many other insights, that a surprising 51% of those polled responded "No," that their content is not ready - a 21% increase over last year.
Posted Apr 18, 2017
Adobe announced the latest versions of its eLearning authoring tool, Adobe Captivate, and learning management system (LMS), Adobe Captivate Prime. Used in conjunction, as an end-to-end solution, or as standalone offerings, Adobe's powerful eLearning solutions continue to break new ground for specialists in learning and development, training, and corporate HR departments who want to deliver exceptional learning experiences that are personalized and delivered on any device.
Posted Apr 13, 2017
Big Data and journalism are becoming inextricably linked. Currently, we seem to be embarking on the slippery slope of presenting statistics and data analysis as solid evidence, sans clarification or context. Even Nate Silver of the FiveThirtyEight website, after putting Donald Trump's chances of becoming the Republican nominee at 12% to 13%, waited to clarify the rationale behind the prediction. To some, a U.S. presidential election feels life-altering. That is literally the case when data are being run through algorithms and used to make decisions, such as mortgage qualification or university admittance.
Posted Apr 11, 2017
Storyhunter, a talent marketplace of more than 20,000 freelance video producers and journalists across 180 countries, announced $1.3 million funding round; $4.2M total. Draper Associates led this funding round which included Frontier Ventures and Altair.vc, joining previous investors NFX Guild, iAngels, and 500 Startups.
Posted Mar 30, 2017
Wrike, the work management software for high performance teams, announced the release of a new set of tools that allow video producers, editors, and business users to share feedback and collaborate on the development of video assets.
Posted Mar 07, 2017
Arkadium announced the release of Asky, an in-article, interactive content solution. Asky lets publishers create custom quizzes and polls that can easily be embedded on their pages. It is the first of several new in-article content solutions Arkadium will introduce this year.
Posted Feb 23, 2017
Instart Logic announced its Application Services Platform, an integrated set of speed, mobility, and security technologies designed to optimize digital revenue. It also announced a new business model which it says is designed to disrupt the $10 billion content and application delivery markets.
Posted Feb 16, 2017
After six months of work, Workep is announcing its official beta. Google Apps has 10 million companies subscribed to its business suite but they do not have a project manager. Workep was born due to this gap in the Google Business Suite.
Posted Feb 16, 2017
Rainmaker Digital is introducing what it calls an "innovative hybrid solution." StudioPress Sites includes 20 mobile-optimized HTML5 designs, powered by the Genesis Framework.
Posted Feb 09, 2017
There's a fine balance you'll have to find, when you're trying to create content that readers will love, and that will appease the search engines. While it may be tempting to stuff as many keywords as possible into your content to up your rankings in search engine results, if your content isn't of any value to the reader, you'll find that whatever clicks you receive won't be worth much. Here are six vital steps to take when creating well-balanced online content.
Posted Jan 20, 2017
In a blog post on its website, Atlassian announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Trello.
Posted Jan 10, 2017
Built.io - a technology provider with digital solutions that enable organizations to quickly create, connect, and scale applications across mobile, web, and IoT - announced Built.io Flow On-Prem, a new deployment option and architecture for its award-winning integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) Built.io Flow.
Posted Dec 20, 2016
John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced the launch of a new Author Services website that streamlines the publishing process for authors publishing with the majority of Wiley's 1600+ journals. Author Services supports users through every stage of the publishing process, from submission and peer review through to acceptance and publication.
Posted Dec 06, 2016
Nventify, Inc., the software company behind Imagizer Media Engine, announced that it is launching a new cloud-based image manipulation platform that removes complexities of dynamically delivering best-sized images to end-user.
Posted Dec 01, 2016
WPS Office Software, an office productivity suite for PC and mobile devices, announced new features in the iOS version of its complete office productivity suite, offering iPhone users capabilities for greater productivity and convenience through advanced file sharing, presenting, and recording features.
Posted Nov 15, 2016
Searchmetrics expanded its pilot program for its agile content development platform. The Searchmetrics Content Experience is pathfinding software that lets users create content optimized to stand atop search page rankings.
Posted Oct 25, 2016
Wix.com Ltd., a cloud-based web development platform, announced the launch of Wix App for iOS and Android. Wix App lets users fully manage their websites and Wix operating systems on the go, wherever they are, in order to run their businesses in real time. The app reflects customer demand for robust mobile functionality.
Posted Oct 12, 2016
SDL announced that Appatura has selected SDL XPP, a XML publishing solution, to augment its newest content and digital publishing platform, Real Time Disclosure. SDL technology helps Appatura to better serve its clients by creating more relevant, personalized content on a global scale.
Posted Sep 08, 2016
Congree Language Technologies GmbH has announced it will enable the use of its content optimization software in a number of additional editors. Before making a purchase decision, customers examine all available information material. As this comprises marketing material as well as the technical documentation, the entire corporate communication should present a consistent picture. For this reason, Congree Language Technologies GmbH will enable the use of its content optimization software in a number of additional editors.
Posted Aug 18, 2016
The proliferation of digital channels opens up new opportunities for businesses that want to deepen relationships with existing clients and attract new customers. Social media platforms and the widespread use of mobile devices provide an affordable way to push out a steady stream of content to always-connected consumers and generate new business. However, many companies that are making the change from print-centric communication to digital content are finding that the transition isn't simple. The processes that are in place for creating, approving, publishing, distributing and tracking print-centric content don't scale when faced with omni-channel digital content.
Posted Jul 27, 2016
In the most recent of its three regularly scheduled yearly releases, Atypon says it has added significant enhancements to Literatum, a fully featured online publishing platform for the professional and scholarly publishing industry. Atypon's new universal content type technology, known as Digital Objects, assigns a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) to any type of content or media, including blogs, news articles, videos, images, and interactive visualizations. Each Digital Object can then be tagged, indexed, packaged, targeted, promoted, bundled, and sold as easily as traditional content types like journal articles and book chapters.
Posted Jul 21, 2016
Adobe has announced the launch of DITA CCMS based on its Experience Manager. Now, the Technical Publishing department can take advantage of the single-click multichannel publishing capability of the solution to generate DITA-based output for Experience Manager Sites and Mobile, PDF, and other popular formats.
Posted Jul 21, 2016
It is a mistake to assume that content development is an assumed talent, or that it can be an afterthought in the digital marketing realm. Content strategy is more than writing for the web. There is a science and strategy behind developing quality content for web pages, blogs, advertisements and social media. And although every successful copywriter must have a foundation of basics writing skills, such as subject matter expertise, an engaging style and tone, and basic grammar usage, there is much more to being a content king.
Posted Jun 29, 2016