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Top Stories: November 28-December 2, 2011

Top Stories: November 28-December 2, 2011

Info overload vs. consumption, how big data is shaping business, and why we need the "paperless book."

This week on O'Reilly: Author Clay Johnson explained why information consumption, not overload, is what needs to be managed. Also, Alistair Croll looked at the relationship between business intelligence and big data, and Todd Sattersten made a case for the paperless book.

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Web-first workflows let publishers focus on the stuff that really matters

Web-first workflows let publishers focus on the stuff that really matters

Hugh McGuire on the upside of web workflows and the future of book production.

In a recent keynote, PressBooks founder Hugh McGuire said web-first workflows streamline book production so publishers can focus on more important matters, such as writing, finding, and editing great books.

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Offshore book production is a relationship, not a transaction

Rebecca Goldthwaite and Jack Mitchell discuss the finer points of book publishing's offshore production model.

You can't just hire an offshore book production vendor and walk away. Rebecca Goldthwaite and Jack Mitchell, speakers at the upcoming Tools of Change for Publishing conference, explain how planning, clear guidelines, and ongoing relationships are keys to successful offshore partnerships.

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