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February 27, 2014

I just finished Marc Andreeson's recent article on The Future of the News Business and wanted to share my thoughts on his key points.

Marc reminds us that news publishing can be done by anyone these days. Like all major content industries, anyone with a website and the ability to type can publish content

The caveat central to this discussion, of course, is how well they are actually doing it.

Posted at 10:07 am by Joseph Bachana

January 20, 2014

Terrific article and great ensuing dialog on Ron Miller's piece entitled "Web Content Management is a Misnomer in 2014."

Posted at 08:38 am by Joseph Bachana

January 17, 2014

Recently read a great article by Robert Rose of the Digital Clarity Group entitled "Where Have All the WCM Cowboys Gone?" While many organizations are buzzing about marketing

Posted at 11:22 am by Joseph Bachana

November 19, 2013

Since the dawn of the smart phone age, developers have struggled to choose between native apps and web apps for delivering content to mobile users. Why? Because mobile operating systems advance, because business needs change, and because the best approach for your project today may not be the best approach tomorrow.

There are pros and cons of each approach, but first I want to briefly define each type.

The Breakdown

Native Apps

Posted at 10:58 am by Andy Read

October 22, 2013

On Saturday, September 24th, Adobe released its newest version of the Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), v28. The enhancements found in this release have proven to be some of the most significant to the platform since its conception and offer new features that publishers can take advantage of to increase readership and expand the interactivity of publication(s).

Posted at 03:30 pm by Anton Ninkov

June 20, 2013

 

With the launch of Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe has changed the way that Adobe stores where its custom XMP panels are installed on the computer. Here is a quick fix for you to be able to use your XMP pnales your created for CS6 in Bridge CC and other applications.

Problem

In previous versions of Creative Suite such as CS6, Adobe stored the XMP Metadata Panels and XMP Get Info Panels in the following locations:

Posted at 02:41 pm by Ben Vanderberg

May 24, 2013

This week at Drupalcon was a bit different for me than the prior ones I have gone to these past 6 years. I was mostly on booth duty, speaking with prospective customers, developers, and potential technology partners. So while in the past I've gone to Drupalcon to immerse myself in Drupal technology, this year the trip was more about DPCI's role as a business that does Drupal. Let me just say that it didn't suck - I forget sometimes that at the end of the day, if I'm not out there talking about my company, people aren't going to know what we do and what we're about.

Posted at 11:21 am by Joseph Bachana

April 26, 2013

On April 27th, 1999, I incorporated DPCI with some very specific goals in mind. I had just completed working for a very large tech company that went belly-up for being very slipshod with their operations and way too horizontal (AKA, NO strategy). In essence, I just got tired of working for people that had no vision and were making a mess of things by just focusing on making money, not creating specific value for customers. If anyone remembers the late '90's in tech, there was a lot of that going around.

Posted at 11:41 am by Joseph Bachana

April 23, 2013

Picture this

You are managing a massive web development project. Sitting down with your client, you step through each of the requirements line-by-line. You ask your designer on the project to begin building the interface for the new website. At the end of the process, you begin merging the pretty design with the functional requirements for the website. What could go wrong?

Posted at 01:57 pm by Ben Vanderberg

November 02, 2012

For the past few days, I was feeling deeply troubled by the images and videos all over the Internet that show the tremendous damage that Hurricane Sandy wrought in the New York area. While I was supposed to be at a tech conference starting Thursday, I made the decision to stay here in New York to help out in any way that I could.

Posted at 09:31 pm by Joseph Bachana

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Hachette Filipacchi Media
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Duke University
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Publishers Clearing House
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Fast Company
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VNU USA
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Graphic Systems
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Congressional Quarterly
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Cossette USA
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Corbis
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Sotheby's
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Comcast Cable Corporation
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Hanley Wood
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Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruise Lines
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Arnold Worldwide
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New York University Langone Medical Center
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Sean Oakes
Sean Oakes Studios
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Scientific American
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Jim McDonald
PV Media Group (www.breakingnews.com)
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Mike Child
PRIMEDIA, Inc.
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Robert Cacace
Alliance for Children and Families
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Chris Herring
NBC Universal
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Anna Murray
TimeOut New York
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Interweave Press
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Daily Racing Form
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Southern Graphics Systems
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New York University Langone Medical Center
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David B. Roth
New York University Langone Medical Center
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Sean McKenzie
Comcast Cable Corporation
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Marta Kimball
Vista Higher Learning
DPCI was an essential partner in the successful completion of our enterprise content management project.
Craig Anderson
Publishers Clearing House
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Sean Powell
Production Management Group
The new content management system rollout was the best technology release I have ever experienced.
Leela de Kretser
DNAinfo
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Marque Staneluis
DNAinfo
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Jim Scott
DNAinfo
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Cities West Publishing
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Scholastic Inc.
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Steven Messner
Scholastic Inc.
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MPA - The Association of Magazine Media
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A-dec
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Wayne Vincent
McGraw-Hill Education
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Kim Duclos
National Student Clearinghouse
I would absolutely recommend DPCI as a resource for supporting first-time publishers to publish their apps, as well as to provide ongoing support. This is a world where products and processes require frequent updates due to evolving technology.
Eileen Cunningham
Diablo Custom Publishing
The DPCI team has worked well with our technology-challenged staff for nearly ten years. Joozer Tohfafarosh and his team have provided much-needed expertise and are willing to be flexible based on our budget, schedule and operational needs.
Judith Michael
Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI)
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Steve Streicher
New York Cares
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Barry Costa
University of Connecticut
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The International Society of Automation (ISA)
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Case study

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Consulting for International Society of Automation

DPCI provided Adobe Digital Publishing Suite consulting services to assist International Society of Automation with the launch of the InTech Plus mobile app on Apple iPad. > more

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Press Release

DPCI Celebrates its 15th anniversary on April 27th, 2014. "I attribute our success to a singular focus on content technologies and on constantly looking to optimize our operations,"; states Joe Bachana, President and founder of the company. more
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