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Pharmaceutical Processing - New FDA Drug Listing Requirements

The Business Implications of the New FDA Drug Listing Requirements

Let’s start with a little background: In August of 2016, the FDA published the Final Rule for drug listings in the Federal Register. That rule became effective in 2017. In broad terms, the requirements of the Final Rule are not much different from... Read full article: The Business Implications of the New FDA Drug Listing Requirements
Data Center Journal, Insider Security

Insider Security: Mission Impossible?

"Your mission, Jim, should you decide to accept it, is…. As usual, should you or any member of your I.M. Force be captured or killed, the secretary will disavow any knowledge of your existence. This tape will self-destruct in five seconds. Good luck... Read full article: Insider Security: Mission Impossible?
MBT, Data Conversion a Key Driver

Data Conversion A Key Driver For Better Operations

The simplest way to explain data and content conversion is that you take an unstructured format like paper and transform it into a structured (or digital) format, like XML for instance. Sounds simple, but it is true. That said, the objective of... Read full article: Data Conversion A Key Driver For Better Operations
Book Business - STM Publishers Beware

STM Publishers Beware: The Hunt Is on for Plagiarized Images

Plagiarism in the scientific community is not new, but has become a recurring theme in the past few years due to a few scandals both in STM journals and in publications that are more general. Why now? I can offer a few explanations. For one, there... Read full article: STM Publishers Beware: The Hunt Is on for Plagiarized Images
GCN, Section 508 rule

How does the refreshed Section 508 rule affect your agency?

A part of The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 508 requires that government agencies provide individuals with disabilities equal access to their programs, services and activities. Specifically, Section 508... Read full article: How does the refreshed Section 508 rule affect your agency?
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Automated Auditing

Automated Auditing of S1000D Aircraft Manuals

If your company stands as a significant defense contractor, you’re accountable not just to individuals, but to entire countries that depend on your technology and innovation to keep them safe. It’s a tall order that one manufacturer has succeeded in... Read full article: Automated Auditing of S1000D Aircraft Manuals
Agility PR Solutions, Digital Content Strategy

Having a Digital Content Strategy Will Make You Famous

That headline is in jest, but there is some truth to it. We have all heard the saying, “There is no such thing as bad publicity.” That might be true. But there is such a thing as a bad digital content strategy. The worst example of a bad digital... Read full article: Having a Digital Content Strategy Will Make You Famous
Industry Today, Marketing Asset Metadata

Case Study: Enhancing Marketing Asset Metadata

Some of you might remember when the nightly news used to intro or outro their segments with an important audio reminder: “It’s 11 o’clock, do you know where your children are?” The intent was to make you stop, think, and come to the quick conclusion... Read full article: Case Study: Enhancing Marketing Asset Metadata
Industry Today, Semi-Automated

Semi-Automated Conversion Projects: Best Practices

Many users have years or even decades of legacy materials they would like to bring into the 21st century. This could be thousands and thousands of pages of hard copy, PDF, SGML, or even XML that they need to be up to date in order to add it to their... Read full article: Semi-Automated Conversion Projects: Best Practices
Data Center Journal, Making Things Digital

Making Things Digital: How’d They Do That?

Transforming one thing into another is the stuff of fantasy novels and magic tricks, right? Not necessarily. Once grounded in innovation, technology, process and automation, the premise of transformation is not only very real but also a proper... Read full article: Making Things Digital: How’d They Do That?
GCN, Untethering Internal Information

Untethering Internal Information from Paper

It’s safe to say most content developed today is created in a digital format. In the midst of this digital revolution, many agencies have left their non-electronic content behind, trapped in an unstructured or paper format. It’s not just the content... Read full article: Untethering Internal Information from Paper
Manufacturing Business Technology, Why a Content Strategy?

Why a Content Strategy? Speed, Efficiency & Profit for Starters

Manufacturing today is a complicated business requiring a lot of information to be maintained and distributed to all who need it. You have a lot of content in the form of design documents, repair and maintenance manuals, training materials, OSHA... Read full article: Why a Content Strategy? Speed, Efficiency & Profit for Starters
Digital Book World, 2016 Digital Publishing Survey

DCL and Bowker Publish 2016 Digital Publishing Survey

Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL), which converts content into digital formats, and Bowker, the official U.S. provider of ISBNs, released the results of their 2016 Digital Publishing Survey. One of the primary takeaways is the worry over... Read full article: DCL and Bowker Publish 2016 Digital Publishing Survey
Book Business, Build Better Metadata

If You Build Better Metadata, Readers Will Come

Creating or aggregating content and actually getting readers to see it are two sides of the same coin. Without both content and a reliable way for people to find it, the motivation to create or house such content becomes less. One feeds the other.... Read full article: If You Build Better Metadata, Readers Will Come
training, Content Digitization

Content Digitization: 0 to 50 Courses in 16 Months

With the speed at which new products develop and change today, and their increasing complexity, getting training and learning materials together quickly is more critical than ever. The sheer volume of information alone makes going green and mobile a... Read full article: Content Digitization: 0 to 50 Courses in 16 Months