Friday, September 23, 2005

Content Licensing

Sue Shimmin shares some impressive figures about licensing growth in RBI. Web content is a very low percentage of what is licensed and as it is a very easy format this looks an obvious area for growth. She pointed to Information Week's "license this" link as a good example of how technology can help.

David Shepherd talks about our highly successful content site, Xpert HR. It's success, he says, is that it is designed for the web, constantly updated and backed by a powerful taxonomy. Interestingly the editorial team is modelled on book publishing with individual editors responsible for their own areas with no separate subs etc.

Trevor Goodman presents on a very interesting new product idea in the public sector which is currently in its secret research stage. If it comes off, it will revolutionise a sector.

Iain Melville pointed out PaidContent.org as a good resource
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