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:
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.
Upgrade to JCore delivers improved user experience for both readers and Society staff
The American Society of Neuroradiology's (ASNR) has re-launched its flagship journal, the American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR), on HighWire Press’s JCore platform. The launch was announced today at HighWire’s Spring Publishers meeting.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), publisher of Anesthesiology, will use HighWire’s Impact Vizor visual analytics suite to identify trends and evaluate the impact of its publishing program. Impact Vizor is an interactive tool that combines large data sets in a visual environment for rapid insights into trends across the publishing landscape.
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) will use Impact Vizor visual analytics suite from HighWire Press to inform strategic decisions for its journals program. Impact Vizor can help the AATS evaluate trends and identify the impact of articles across its publishing program, including the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
March 6, 2017 - The Endocrine Society will use the Impact Vizor visual analytics suite to track the performance of its journals program using large, integrated data sets. Impact Vizor will enable The Endocrine Society to be more efficient and more effective in reaching its organizational goals.
"Customer-centricity" and flexibility of HighWire's products and services cited as key factors for early renewal decisions
March 3, 2017 - HighWire Press is pleased to announce that several publisher clients recently signed multi-year agreements, ahead of schedule, to continue to use HighWire's open journal platform solutions (H20, JCore) and the BenchPress manuscript submission and peer-review tracking system. The renewing organizations are:
New senior roles created to boost deeper strategic engagement with customers
HighWire Press is pleased to announce that University of California Press (UC Press) has selected BenchPress as the manuscript submission, editorial tracking, peer review, and production tracking system for its new journal, Case Studies in the Environment. The new journal, which is set to launch in mid-2017, is now accepting online submissions.