So, What Business Are You In?
Penton's Sharon Rowlands and 10 publishing execs describe their evolving models.
Integrated. Engaged. Customer focused. Weâ€™ve all heard the buzz words but what do they actually mean? A little more than halfway through the worst year in the publishing industry in recent memory, just about everyone has gotten the message that we need to do things differently.
So how do industry leaders view their companies? Some CEOs say theyâ€™re in the â€ścontent generation businessâ€ť rather than the old silos of â€śprintâ€ť or â€śe-mediaâ€ť but does that terminology really translate to day-to-day operations or is this just an updated version of the old saying, â€śplatform agnostic?â€ť
In this article, 11 C-level publishing executives describe in their own words (and in most cases, with a minimum of catch phrases) what they see their businesses turning into and how publishing technology is helping them meet this new mission.