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A More Transparent Peer Review Process?

A More Transparent Peer Review Process?

In the scholarly publishing industry, the professionals that are conducting peer reviews are both under appreciated and under represented.  A quality peer review process, and the corresponding transformation between a submitted paper and the final published product, is fundamental to maintaining a reputable journal. However, the lack of transparency within the peer review process itselfRead more about A More Transparent Peer Review Process?[…]

Is the Blockchain revolution overhyped?

Is the Blockchain revolution overhyped?

This is part three of my three part blog series titled “Maintaining Your Competitive Advantage”. For parts one and two, please click here and here. Is the Blockchain revolution overhyped? Data security and tampering have become enormous challenges across virtually every industry. In some industries, such as healthcare, the accuracy of patient health records can literally meanRead more about Is the Blockchain revolution overhyped?[…]

Machine Learning as a Competitive Advantage

Machine Learning as a Competitive Advantage

Maintaining Your Competitive Advantage – Machine Learning This is part two of my three part blog series titled “Maintaining Your Competitive Advantage”. For part one, please click here. Machine Learning (AI) The phrase Artificial Intelligence often elicits imagery from 1980’s science fiction thrillers. In recent years, it is often misapplied to any task that a machineRead more about Machine Learning as a Competitive Advantage[…]

The Importance of Maintaining a Competitive Advantage

The Importance of Maintaining a Competitive Advantage

The Importance of Maintaining A Competitive Advantage Technology is evolving faster than ever before. Companies that embrace emerging technology have the opportunity to shape its evolution and apply it in ways that create a significant competitive advantage. Those who wait are forced to adopt to change after the fact, most often not on their ownRead more about The Importance of Maintaining a Competitive Advantage[…]

Blockchain as a global, immutable catalog of content

Blockchain as a global, immutable catalog of content

In my last blog post, I discussed the needs of researchers in the scientific community and how those needs align well with the strengths of blockchain technology. In this final blog post in a three-part series, I will discuss how blockchain might also be disruptive in the publishing industry. It has become almost cliche, butRead more about Blockchain as a global, immutable catalog of content[…]

Protecting and promoting research with blockchain technology

Protecting and promoting research with blockchain technology

When we discuss workflows in scholarly publishing, most often life begins with submission. However there are currently very few tools that help researchers during the research process itself; to record disparate experiments in a single location, to protect their intellectual property, or to connect them with other researchers working in the same subject area. PerhapsRead more about Protecting and promoting research with blockchain technology[…]

Will Blockchain Disrupt the Scholarly Publishing Industry?

Will Blockchain Disrupt the Scholarly Publishing Industry?

In customer planning sessions, at conferences, in meetings, there has been no escaping it. Publishers want to know the potential for blockchain technology to be a change agent in the industry, and ways that it might be applied in their own businesses. The truth is that we still do not know if blockchain will haveRead more about Will Blockchain Disrupt the Scholarly Publishing Industry?[…]

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