Data Conversion Laboratory Inc.

Understanding Content Conversion: Unfortunately, There’s No ‘Easy’ Button
March 29, 2012

Data Conversion Laboratory, the company I founded, has been doing document conversion for thirty years and every once in a while I still get asked from someone I haven’t seen in a while “are you still doing that?” or “isn’t there software that does all that?”

The truth is that if it was easy, it would indeed be all automated. But when it comes to documents and books, creativity will not be bound by rules and style sheets

RSuite User Conference Welcomes Keynote Speakers from Outsell and Bloomsbury
October 14, 2011

Keynote speakers for the event are Bill Trippe, vice president and lead analyst from The Gilbane Group, a division of Outsell, Inc. and Evan Schnittman, managing director, group sales and marketing, print and digital at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. They will focus on how e-books have generated renewed interest in content management.

Gene Therapy: Climbing Aboard the E-book Bandwagon
August 22, 2008

With the advent of electronic ink, or e-ink, the Sony Reader, the Amazon Kindle and the .epub formatting protocols, the era of the e-book in the United States may be on its way. If you are a publisher or book producer, sooner or later you will be delivering electronic versions of all of your titles for distribution through a burgeoning network of electronic channels—if you’re not already doing so. It may be tomorrow, it may be next year or possibly later, but I guarantee the need to do so will be thrust upon you by the marketplace. While it is true that complex