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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
BISG maintains five standing committees: metadata, rights, subject codes, supply chain, and workflow. They meet monthly, working to solve problems that affect two or more parts of the industry. While some of the problems they address are immediate and pressing, many are "horizon" issues that block industry growth or limit opportunities to try new approaches. [...]
The September 26th BISG Rights Taxonomy event was a roaring success with an audience of approximately 35 in attendance including publishers (rights and technology personnel), agents, consultants, and technology players including knk, Klopotek, Ingenta, Naviga and Virtusales.
The discussion covered a broad range of rights related topics – including the release of the first draft of [...]