The disruption and structural transformation underway in the global book industry is well known. Major changes include the development of technology which enables digital publishing, distribution and retailing; the entry of disruptive players including Amazon, Google and Apple; the introduction of handheld digital reading platforms and devices; upheavals in the bricks and mortar retailing sector; and the rise of online and social media as important channels for promoting books.
Publishers are being forced to adapt and innovate in order to survive, and work harder to compete globally and deal with the major changes occurring across the industry resulting in changes to the way business is being conducted.
Iptor asked a wide range of book publishers from the US and Canada to share insights into processes, systems and technology adoption and more in our 2017 survey: The Changing Face of Publishing.
Join us as industry subject matter experts, Renee Nicholson and Mary Ann Tarrant take a deep-dive into the data and explain the meaning behind the numbers. In less than an hour, you will learn how digital technology is impacting publishing, and how publishers are planning to leverage digital technology to competitive advantage.