The Innovators
April 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm

All of the innovators interviewed in this section, whether from trade, academic, or independent publishing, have joined the digital revolution and are pushing the industry into a sustainable future, exploring new products and services, and adapting to disruption.

Accenture to Create Global Ebook Fulfilment Platform for HarperCollins
November 4, 2013

Accenture is working in partnership with other vendors, to build and operate an end-to-end e-commerce and direct to consumer distribution solution for HarperCollins Publishers e-books globally. The project will commence with the launch of HarperCollins' and today, with Accenture supporting future efforts as they develop.

Why Software Training Is a Priority
April 1, 2004

Many factors keep leading companies at the top of their game. But consider this little-known fact: top companies spend twice as much on training than their competitors. These organizations have insight that others don't. A study from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), titled Profiting from Learning: Do Firms' Investments in Education and Training Pay Off?, reveals that training directly improves business. Companies that spent more on training per employee had a 45% higher total shareholder return (TSR) than the weighted average of the S&P 500, and an astonishing 86% higher TSR than firms in the bottom half of the ranking. With the rapid pace