As leaders in digital innovation, we’re constantly considering and testing the impact of new technology and fresh approaches to hone best practise, enhance user experience and grow revenues. These are some of our latest thoughts and findings:
You may remember that the drinks brand Martini ran an advertising campaign with the strapline "anytime, any place, anywhere". Back in the 1990's early adopting digital businesses and the businesses that served them used this famous line to describe their ambitions for the delivery of their media. Back in those days technology had not quite caught up with the aspiration - as anyone who remembers wrestling with 2G data connections will testify. The 2018 landscape has evolved significantly:
February 20, Los Gatos, California and Washington, DC – The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and HighWire Press have announced that ASCLS has launched its flagship journal, Clinical Laboratory Science, on HighWire’s JCore content delivery platform and BenchPress manuscript system.
The scholarly ecosystem has radically changed since the initial impact of digital technologies on our community in the early- to mid-1990s. As a community, we have collectively strived to both drive and embrace the sea changes that have resulted over the last 20+ years. Of course when faced with such a rapid evolution the forecasting or predicting of new or emerging trends has become key.
Impact Vizor supports faster, accurate analysis to inform decisions
February 5, Los Gatos, Calif, USA
Alvin Toffler defined change as 'the process by which the future invades our lives'. Toffler's famous thesis is that too much change too fast results in a 'future shock' as we struggle to maintain the pace. It's interesting that one consequence of our rapidly changing world is a cultural shift that positions rapidity - of delivery, service and access - as an end in itself.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a ‘hot’ technology in many different sectors from Financial Services to Retail to Transportation. When a technological innovation becomes the stuff of widespread media attention, the mainstream definitions tend to become malleable, and terms that describe different processes or applications quickly become synonymous.
CSIRO Publishing, Australia’s leading scientific publisher, and HighWire Press, today announced a new partnership to deliver its complete front and backlist of reference works in agriculture, plant and animal sciences, environmental studies, and other disciplines, using HighWire’s Intelligent Platform ebook solution.
ASCE uses Impact Vizor from HighWire Press to provide faster evidence to editorial teams about the most important topics for civil engineering professionals at a time of rapid change.
November 30, Los Gatos, Calif, USA
Michael Compton has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and will lead the financial operations of the company, corporate finance and staff. Michael also joins HighWire’s Executive Leadership Team reporting directly to Dan Filby, HighWire CEO.
To drive growth for independent publishers HighWire Press and ACCUCOMS will collaborate across their global organizations to deliver evidence-based insights for unique publication and sales strategies.