RSuite User Conference: Measuring Innovation
Brynko, Barbara, Information Today
This year, the RSuite User Conference moved to a new venue to make room for more attendees for the fifth annual meeting in Philadelphia. More than 170 guests arrived at the Chemical Heritage Foundation to hear realtime case studies highlighting ways to build a better digital publishing strategy through RSuite CMS.
"The attendees have changed in the past 5 years," says Barry Bealer, CEO and co-founder of Really Strategies, Inc., which was ranked on Inc. magazine's 500 I 5000 list of the fa s test -growing companies in the U.S. for 2011. "In the early years, we had mostly technical people, but today, we have more CEOs and CMOs." Bealer reports that the company is unveiling more enhancements to its product line to meet the needs of the changing publishing industry.
Highlights of the day-long conference included presentations and panel discussions with staffers who helped with the RSuite CMS integration at Oxford University Press; SLACK, Inc.; ASTD (American Society for Training & Development); Wolters Kluwer; Triumph Learning; Elsevier Health Sciences; and the American Institute of Physics.
In the first closing keynote, Bill Trippe, vice president and lead analyst of Outsell, Inc.'s Gilbane Services, provided an overview of the global ebook market, including metrics that tracked the expected growth of ebooks on a chart displaying a decidedly strong upswing.
For the second keynote, Evan …
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Publication information: Article title: RSuite User Conference: Measuring Innovation. Contributors: Brynko, Barbara - Author. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 28. Issue: 11 Publication date: December 2011. Page number: 19. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.