MVP: Placing the User at the Heart of Your Business Strategy

Each year publishers spend countless hours crafting lengthy Requests for Proposals (RFPs) that exhaustively detail their ideal online publishing platform. There is a sense that before a platform migration can occur every aspect of the functions, features, and capabilities must be identified and explicitly defined. Yet in other market segments the approach to revising business… Read More MVP: Placing the User at the Heart of Your Business Strategy

Beyond agile – Continuous delivery is the new frontier in fast, cost effective and lower risk innovation

There are an abundance of conference sessions and webinars addressing optimization of user engagement with the end goal of promoting the value of publishers’ content in order to grow and retain a loyal user community. Two questions yet to be answered in these discussions are: How can you (the publisher) rapidly update your site in… Read More Beyond agile – Continuous delivery is the new frontier in fast, cost effective and lower risk innovation

The Safari PubFactory platform for academic search and reference: a review of 2014

Safari isn’t just a single product providing books, videos, and training courses to business professionals. We also have a robust client services group that serves the academic publishing market. The team and talent at our PubFactory division operate some of the flagship products in online search and reference. Providing great academic and scholarly content has… Read More The Safari PubFactory platform for academic search and reference: a review of 2014