Streamlining Content Workflows: A Report on Content Use in Higher Education

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Does digital content really make life easier for faculty and students? What new challenges does it create in the distribution process? Blackboard and research firm O’Donnell & Associates surveyed 250 stakeholders in the higher education content workflow – from industry experts to instructors, administrators, publishers, distributors, and bookstores – and will share their findings on participants’ desired ways to find, access, adopt and share content.

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Carrie O'Donnell

O'Donnell & Associates, LLC

Carrie O’Donnell, of O’Donnell & Associates, LLC has over 20 years of education and e-learning industry expertise. Her company develops and markets products and conducts market research. Since 1990, OD&A has helped dozens of companies launch winning strategies and create print, online and media-rich educational products.

Ed Keating

Software & Information Industry Association

Ed has worked in the information industry for more than twenty years. During that time, he has worked for both startup and established information companies leading product management, marketing and sales organizations. Ed currently runs the Content Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) — a Washington DC-based trade association formed to promote, inform and protect the software and digital content industries. In this role, he works with content companies, aggregators and service providers to help them achieve their policy, promotional and business development goals. Ed is also a frequent speaker at industry events and has been quoted recently by Marketwatch, eContent and Crains Business. His industry blog can be found at edcontented.

Lara Oerter

BlackBoard Inc.

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Jon Williams
02/24/2010 4:51am EST

Excellent. Panelists understood the College market, and explained educator issues extremely well. Excellent responses during Q&A

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  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • Adobe
  • Aptara
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Bowker
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • Google
  • HP
  • LibreDigital
  • MagMe
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  • Mark Logic
  • oXygen XML Editor
  • Chuckwalla
  • Foxit Software
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Jouve North America
  • Lulu
  • Marvell
  • Media Services Group
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  • Safari Books Online
  • Silverchair
  • Virtusales
  • Vitrium Systems
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