Multichannel Technology

The true craftsmanship of media production has always been the perfect welding of content and design. But today, this is obstructing progress. We need to free our content. We need to think of publishing as a platform. As something that acts as a lean service, not as a monolithic predesigned block. APIs could help transforming media production into something that is connectable and flexible. Enabling not just multichannel communication but also new freedom for designers and creativity.

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Essential reading The future of media production

Databases and publishing systems are everything in media production and the future is “web first”? Sorry, everything wrong! Here are four theses about the future of media production. Read more …

About layout applications for content first

An article of my college Haeme Ulrich about HTML authoring tools caught my attention: Haeme proclaims that in a content first world HTML based layout applications are the way to go. Really? Read more …

Essential reading Are we on the right track with today’s digital publishing?

Is Digital Publishing really digital? Or are we again thinking print, even when we design for digital media? Some thoughts on what “digital” really means. Read more …