Business Imperatives

Publishing industry is currently experiencing a complete technological revolution where lot of disruptive business models are emerging and challenging the very existence of the traditional business models. The current era of digital revolution is compelling traditional publishing value chain to change and adapt. As digital publishing matures, the industry is moving from producing the digital content online to providing information online in a variety of different electronic formats. With the entry of core technology companies into the publishing space, it is becoming essential for the publishers to adopt technology as a vehicle of growth to survive and compete.

Some of the challenges for publishers in this new environment include:

  • Adapting traditional business models to this changing environment further augmented by out-dated promotional and distribution practices
  • Adding value to existing content post commoditization of information
  • Increasing demand for content via online channels such as web and mobile
  • Reengineering business processes and workflows for digital environment
  • Dealing with the vast archives of pre-digital information that many publishers hold
  • Changing from a workflow designed for producing books and journals at fixed intervals to a workflow designed for a constant stream of up-to-date information for continuous real time publishing – without sacrificing quality

Damco Comprehensive Service Offerings for the Publishing Industry

We have differentiated offering to address the current business and operational challenges faced by the following customer segments:

  • Book Publishers
  • Journal Publishers
  • Magazine Publishers
  • Online and Digital Publishers
  • Technology Companies offering Publishing Services

Damco offers the following specialty services to help publishing companies grow profitably:

  • Prepress Services:
    • ePublishing Services
    • XML Services
    • HTML Services
    • Composition & Layout Services
    • Graphics & Image Editing Services
    • Data Formatting and Conversion Services
    • Data Digitization Services
  • Content Management and eCommerce Services
  • Publishing Platforms
    • Productivity Solutions
    • Workflow and Delivery Platform Solutions
    • Asset Management Solutions
  • Mobile Apps
  • Customer Relationship Management

In addition to the above, Damco also provides a broad range of other services for the publishing industry including:

  • Project Management Services
  • CRM Applications
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Enterprise Subscription Services
  • Inventory Management
  • Workflow and Document Management Services