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:
Invited guest blog for HighWire: Melinda Kenneway, Executive Director and co-founder, Kudos.
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) has just announced that its two flagship journals, The Plant Cell and Plant Physiology, are now live on HighWire’s JCore platform. The Society is excited to be able to demonstrate the new sites at their upcoming Plant Biology 2017 annual meeting in Hawaii, which starts this Saturday 24th June.
All publishers working with HighWire Press will benefit from an agreement signed today with Chan Zuckerberg Meta (Meta), part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Meta is a non-commercial tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to read the world’s scholarly papers, understand what is in them, and deliver insights to researchers in real time.
The Geological Society of London’s Lyell Collection launches new website on the HighWire Press JCore platform
The Geological Society of London has launched its Lyell Collection on HighWire Press’s JCore platform. The Society’s new sites, showcasing both journal and book content, use JCore’s award-winning responsive design to improve and enhance user experience and functionality for members, subscribers, authors, and visitors.
The US-Ireland Top 50 Companies were announced at the New York/New Belfast conference at Pier A, Harbor House on Friday (June 17) honouring 50 major companies with operations in the US and Ireland. With a focus on the transatlantic operations building bridges between our two great nations, the awards laud those bringing business in Ireland to global heights and in doing so are embedding the peace for future generations.
Good user experience design delivers more than stimulating visual design. Users should move seamlessly through a product or site, getting what they need when they need it, without expend any effort. The user should get to their goal efficiently and feel positive and satisfied. They may even recognize that the organization has thought about their needs. These user outcomes and emotions deliver a great user experience, creating true customer satisfaction and brand loyalty.
By Colin Caveney, Consultancy Director
What additional services can HighWire provide?
We offer a range of strategic consulting and design services. Together, we identify the services that will best meet each publisher’s goals, and create a tailored service package. Projects may be short with immediate deliverables, or take a few months to do a deeper analysis, or provide on-going support. Whether we are developing a new data visualization platform for students or updating a clinical resource for physicians, our approach encompasses four key areas:
Canadian Family Physician (CFP), the official scientific journal of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), has launched a dynamic new website on HighWire Press’s JCore platform.
HighWire’s JCore platform to support open, online annotation for publishers who want a new way for readers to engage with their content
April 6, 2017 - Today HighWire Press and Hypothesis announce a partnership which adds open annotation capability to over 3,000 journals, books, reference works, and proceedings published on HighWire’s JCore platform.