Covid’s Impact on Delivery

Publishing Supply Chain Disruptions The impact of supply chain disruptions in the Covid era is proving to be a major threat to the book industry. Every indication is that printed book availability, particularly for a product typically produced offshore, will unquestionably be more challenging in Q4 2021 than the comparable quarter of 2020. The fourth [...]

Covid’s Impact on Delivery2021-10-28T19:11:12-04:00

Another Reason Why Microsoft is the Right Cloud ERP Platform for Publishers

Gartner® Recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises In a recent blog, Microsoft reports that the Gartner Group has recognized Microsoft Dynamics 365 as a  “Leader” in their 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP Product-Centric Enterprises. In the Gartner analysis, 20 top software providers are [...]

Another Reason Why Microsoft is the Right Cloud ERP Platform for Publishers2021-10-28T19:11:36-04:00

A Look at a Sustainable Future in the Publishing Industry

The current sustainability revolution has effects on the book publishing industry in all its diverse forms. From the supply chain to digitalization, publishers have the power to make a huge impact in contributing to a sustainable future. Microsoft has committed to being carbon negative by 2030, and as a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, knk has [...]

A Look at a Sustainable Future in the Publishing Industry2021-06-28T16:11:34-04:00

Publishers are underinvested in core operating systems – Nancy Roberts

knk recently interviewed publishing consultant, Nancy Roberts, on core operating systems for publishers as part of knk’s continuing series of interviews with thought leaders serving the book publishing industry and its supporting communities. Ms. Roberts is the Founder and CEO at Umbrella, a technology firm that employs data intelligence to help businesses materially accelerate the [...]

Publishers are underinvested in core operating systems – Nancy Roberts2021-05-18T17:34:44-04:00

Bill Rosenblatt talks on the big bold moves that publishers should make now

knk recently interviewed publishing consultant, Bill Rosenblatt as part of knk’s continuing series of interviews with thought leaders serving the book publishing industry and its supporting communities. Mr. Rosenblatt is a globally recognized authority on intellectual property and technology issues in the digital age. Bill’s breadth of experience on matters of intellectual [...]

Bill Rosenblatt talks on the big bold moves that publishers should make now2021-05-28T15:47:05-04:00

Tremendous Complexities on Royalties: An interview with Kris Kliemann

knk interviewed publishing consultant, Kris Kliemann in knk’s continuing series of interviews with thought leaders from the book publishing industry and its supporting communities. Ms. Kliemann has a well-earned reputation as a specialist in rights and royalties and the integration of digital solutions into the rights business.

We asked Ms. Kliemann [...]

Tremendous Complexities on Royalties: An interview with Kris Kliemann2021-05-21T13:35:46-04:00

Rights & Royalties: Leaving behind money in untapped rights transactions?

When David Hetherington, (CMO at knk Software LP) asked attendees at a recent BISG rights webinar, to estimate how much money they were leaving behind in untapped rights transactions, the audience consensus was between 10%-20% of annual rights revenues !  This is one reason why Rights, Royalties and Permissions management has become an increasingly important contributor to the success of today’s publishing enterprise.  It has been driven [...]

Rights & Royalties: Leaving behind money in untapped rights transactions?2020-02-12T15:23:02-05:00

“It’s all about the data”: An Interview with John Conley – Publishing Industry Guru 

“It’s all about the data”, says John Conley, an executive with a long and successful career in the book publishing business. These observations were shared by John in a recent interview that knk held with Mr. Conley, the first in a series of discussions on the topics of the day with the thought leaders in our industry.  John has seen it all, starting with Donnelly (as they were then called), [...]

“It’s all about the data”: An Interview with John Conley – Publishing Industry Guru 2021-06-11T18:21:04-04:00
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