Wolters Kluwer

CEO Reflects as P.A. Hutchison Marks Major Milestone
July 14, 2011

In an industry where "survival of the fittest" has been a prevalent theme, celebrating a 100-year anniversary is no small occasion. Here, P.A. Hutchison President/CEO Chris Hutchison shares his insights into what strengths helped the company survive during challenging times, and why he hopes for more consolidation in the book manufacturing market.

Adopting a Device-Neutral Approach to Electronic Publishing: A Q&A With Springer's Timothy Griswold
April 14, 2011

Digital publishing was, of course, top of mind for many of the attendees at last week's Publishing Business Conference & Expo, as the event kicked off with a panel of book industry leaders in print-digital integration. Moderated by THA Consulting President Ted Hill, the session, entitled "The Cross-Platform Book Publisher: Reinvent Your Company," featured panelists Timothy Griswold, vice president, sales, trade and special licensing, Springer; Adam Lerner, president/publisher, Lerner Publishing Group; Deborah Forte, president, Scholastic Media; and Mike Rosiak, lead content architect, Wolters Kluwer Health—all of whom shared their experiences and insights into successfully bringing products to market in multiple formats.

E-Textbook Publisher Inkling Secures Major Investment from McGraw-Hill and Pearson
March 24, 2011

Inkling, a San Francisco-based company that publishes textbooks for multi-touch devices such as the iPad, has secured significant minority investments from McGraw-Hill and Pearson, the two largest educational content providers in the world. According to an Inkling press release, "The investment signals a major endorsement from the publishing industry for the Inkling platform as a leader in the rapid shift to digital textbooks."

The Art of Inventory
November 1, 2010

Managing inventory is as much an art as a science, and like any art, a number of tried-and-true techniques exist that publishers may want to consider.