Within digital publishing circles today -- when you have terms like: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) thrown around ever so often, you would do yourself some good to get acquainted with them and in fact get around to exploring them in real-time for potential use cases in the publishing space. With complex workflows characterizing a big part of the publishing ecosystem, AI capabilities are quite promising to the extent that they can actually automate large portions of these workflows, and create significant value to publishing businesses, authors, and the research community. With this blog, let’s decode how [...]
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What are the core essentials that define an effective learning management system? Intuitiveness. Intelligence. Personalization. Let’s assume that for these aspects to come together seamlessly, we would need an augmenting force that is advanced in function, yet basic in form. An interesting possibility that offers promise to address this point is Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI could well be that catalyzing force to deliver an advanced level of sophistication to existing learning management systems. AI’s digital, dynamic nature opens opportunities for building personalized student engagement and immersive learning experiences that cannot be found in traditional e-learning environments. AI can be leveraged to [...]
The decade that went by has witnessed the spectacular rise of digital publishing, print-on-demand, and the independent author movement. To feed this explosive growth, several technologies and tools have been gaining traction. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is particularly promising in that it looks to be the next big disruptor in the publishing field. Let’s take a closer look at how AI is going to create a strong impact on the publishing industry: Reading into the Future: Predictive Analytics By using complex algorithms and rigorous methods of current and historical data analysis to make predictions on the future of readers’ behavior, AI [...]
Do a quick Google search with the key words extended reality (AR/VR) and learning and development, and you will see an overwhelming number of articles promising a gazillion possibilities. Taken at face value this might lead to a superficial conclusion, but the fact that there’s so much potential in this area is indeed interesting and sparks further discussion. Barely three years ago, the sweeping phenomenon known as Pokémon Go had everyone raving about the power of augmented reality (AR). In mere weeks it had become a global phenomenon, with millions of active users taking to it quite naturally. So what [...]
In a business world that is by and large becoming global in character and form, remote working seems to have picked up quite some steam, and with good reason. With freelancing on the rise, organizations today are keen on getting cross-functional teams to work on contract-based projects to tap the potential of specific talents and skill sets optimally. However, considering the haphazard nature of freelancing, it’s crucial for organizations to systematize the onboarding, collaboration, and payment systems. By implementing a comprehensive freelancer management system, one can get a lot of tasks on track and streamline complex processes efficiently. So what [...]
Acquisition International Magazine interviews Our CEO, Showcases Integra’s Digital Content Solutions
In a short interview with CEO Sriram Subramanya, Acquisition International Magazine took a closer look at the diverse portfolio of products and platforms offered by Integra Software Services. The interview provided in-depth insight into Integra’s content services and technology solutions that publishers can use to restructure their content production workflows. Sriram also highlighted Integra’s progress, success, and future potential when it comes to designing exciting learning solutions using Extended Reality (XR) technologies. In his closing remarks, he announced the release of eight new products in the decade ahead as part of the digital transformation journey. Download
The CEO Magazine interviewed Sriram Subramanya to capture the highlights of Integra’s journey, which began with just five employees but today exceeds a staff of over 2000. Mr. Sriram explained why he chose to establish Integra as part of the digital content industry and shared various milestones the organization has crossed. He also described the shift in focus in the education publishing industry, where the use of Extended Reality (XR) technologies will enrich the learning experience of customers in the future. The article offered readers a snapshot of Sriram’s accolades and achievements in his role as Integra’s CEO and Managing [...]
Integra awarded Most Innovative Digital Content Solutions Firm 2018 at Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards
Setting the stage for success Integra is happy, proud, and abuzz with enthusiasm on receiving the most Innovative Digital Content Solutions Firm 2018 by the Acquisition International Global Excellence Awards. Rightfully conferred with the accolade CEO Sriram Subramanya speaks about the promising journey Integra has undertaken and the innovation-driven foresight it has gained over the years. Here are some of the highlights from his interview with the magazine. Creating new benchmarks with content and technology solutions Having been in the digital publishing space for a while now, Integra has been at the forefront of innovation by helping publishers adopt complete digital [...]
Publishing has witnessed some very interesting and disruptive transformation over the years. In today’s digital landscape, the publishing industry is fast moving from a book-based product model to a services-based business model. Moreover, technological advancements have brought with them multitudes of opportunities and possibilities in learning and publishing. Technological advancement isn’t complete without bringing in the term Artificial intelligence (AI). Before we continue, let us quickly break AI down for you: AI helps in building systems that can carry out intelligent tasks. Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are the two subsets of AI. While ML helps in building [...]
Picture this: A publishing house receives manuscripts as word files from authors, editors, subject matter experts, and other contributors. They are then typeset on InDesign to make interactive PDFs as end-deliverables. What does such a process flow typically indicate? A print-first production that is prolonged and less dynamic in nature. In this context, what can a markup language do? Provide a streamlined approach that considers several aspects of the publishing process in the digital environment. XML markup is not new. The first version (1.0) existed in 1998 and was developed by the SGML Editorial Review Board. At that point in time, [...]