March 15th, 2015
I’m thinking about complex industries. I’m thinking of… Pharmaceuticals (you might check out 23andMe, “a personalized DNA service”) The design and launch of high-tech products (the intriguing Apple Watch) Aerospace (think Airbus A350 XWB) Launching a new car company (think Tesla) Telecommunications (“rewiring” the Internet to reconfigure performance)
March 4th, 2015
The subject of the book publishing supply chain has been with us since IT enabled the recording of supply chain metrics. This allowed managers to plan process improvements based on solid data, not just seat-of-the-pant suppositions.
February 27th, 2015
There’s no question that Barnes & Noble is making the right move in splitting its placid college bookstore division from its tumultuously flailing NOOK division. The only question is why the heck they merged the two units in the first place.
February 17th, 2015
My new report, Mobile Strategies for Digital Publishing, is available now from all of the online ebookstores.
January 13th, 2015
Here’s an abridged version of my presentation at Digital Book World, New York, 2015. (Download the slide deck on SlideShare to see the notes in the PowerPoint file). Mobile Strategies for Digital Publishing from Thad McIlroy