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General Announcements
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Publishes Workflow White Paper »
Workflows make or break businesses across the book industry supply chain. In 2019, BISG created its Workflow Committee to...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exploring New Opportunities in Rights »
The Book Industry Study Group is always searching for new opportunities for the publishing supply chain, from standardizin...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here's what makes "Concept to Consumer" different »
This event isn't like anything you or your colleagues have attended before, unless you joined us at its first incarnation...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the BISG 2020 Content Calendar »
With only four months left in 2019, BISG is looking toward 2020, and we are proud to present our content calendar for the...
Friday, August 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Thema Can Be Used In Practice »
The first post in this series described the genesis of Thema and its basic structure of category codes, qualif...
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Reaches Out »
You might picture BISG's dedicated staff hard at work in our Midtown offices, a stone's throw from the Empire State Buildi...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Honing in on Higher Ed »
Students know all the alternatives to shelling out hundreds of dollars on college textbooks. Visit a campus library and yo...
Sunday, July 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Don't Run Out Of Paper" »
In the mid-1980s, admittedly a while ago, my second job in publishing took me to Singapore . I moved there to oversee pri...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Great Events, Great Company »
While many across the publishing industry are busy enjoying summer Fridays and family vacations, BISG is already anticipat...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Highlights of BISG's POD Program »
Market Opportunities: On-Demand Printing was held on Thursday, June 6th at a community space in Midtown. The event feature...
Friday, June 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saying Thanks, But Not Farewell »
In 2017, BISG members approved a sweeping set of governance changes that among other things) established segment-specific...
Friday, June 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saying Thanks, But Not Farewell »
In 2017, BISG members approved a sweeping set of governance changes that among other things) established segment-specific...
Thursday, May 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Potential For On-Demand Printing »
On June 6, BISG is bringing five industry veterans together to talk about the potential for continued growth in on-demand...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Us Develop BISG's 2020 Content Plan »
For the last three years, BISG has developed and delivered a regular schedule of webinars, two-hour in-person programs,...
Sunday, May 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Releases White Paper on Open Access Ebook Usage »
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has published a white paper on “Exploring Open Access Ebook Usage”. The paper, co-a...
Sunday, April 28, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
The BISG Annual Meeting: Full Speed Ahead »
Last Friday, BISG hosted its 43rd Annual Meeting of Members, welcoming more than 200 registrants to the Harvard Club of Ne...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michael Tamblyn To Keynote BISG's Annual Meeting »
Michael Tamblyn, President and Chief Executive Officer at Rakuten Kobo, will deliver the keynote address at BISG’s Annual...
Sunday, March 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BIGNY, BISG Partner on Supply-Chain Capacity Conversation »
[After this post was written and published, the organizers (including BISG) elected to postpone the first meeting to May 1...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Announces Candidates For Its Board of Directors »
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) is pleased to announce a slate of nominees for its Board of Directors. Candidates wer...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the BISG Annual Meeting Agenda »
Mark your calendars: the 2019 BISG Annual Meeting of Members is coming up on April 26th, and it's the biggest supply-c...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Making "Technology Confidential" Accessible For All »
BISG's broad membership stretches across the United States and includes several international organizations. This proves t...
Sunday, February 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Moving Metadata From “How” to “Why” »
At its January meeting, the BISG approved two new charters, one each for our Metadata and Workflow committees.  ...
Sunday, January 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many Parts, But One Book Business »
Last week, I attended both Winter Institute 14 , hosted in Albuquerque, New Mexico by the American Booksellers Associatio...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Innovating Across The Supply Chain »
In my third year in this role, I’ve learned it’s never too early to start planning an annual meeting. Today, we’re opening...
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Robin Seaman »
  Robin Seaman was a valued BISG Member, leader, and friend. Today, Publishers Weekly circulated her obituary n...
Monday, January 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG in 2019: Building Supply-Chain Capacity »
Welcome to 2019! For the coming year, the Book Industry Study Group has developed a calendar that will foster the kinds...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Announces 2018 Service Award Recipients »
New York, NY (December 6, 2018) – At its annual “Committee Town Hall”, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) today prese...
Sunday, December 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG's Opens Its Annual "State of the Supply Chain" Survey »
Earlier this year, BISG fielded its first  “State of the Supply Chain”  survey, designed to gather an industry-w...
Monday, November 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Board Nominations Open Until December 17 »
Earlier this month, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) opened a call for nominations to its governing Board of Directors...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Updates Its Committee Structure »
Last week , I wrote that BISG does its most important work in committee. Whenever we’re discussing issues affecting the bo...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Opens Call for Board Nominations »
November 6, 2018. Today the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) opened a call for nominations to its governing Board of Direc...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Releases Draft White Paper on Open Access Ebook Usage »
New York, NY (November 5 , 201 8 ) – The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) today announced the release of a draft white...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updating the Rights Solutions Provider Grid »
BISG does its most important work in committee. When we’re discussing issues related to metadata, rights, content structur...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our Higher-Ed Event: The Recap »
Last Friday, BISG hosted our annual " Making Information Pay: Higher Education " event at Macmillan Learning's New York of...
Sunday, October 14, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
The art of the possible »
[Earlier this year, I was invited to speak at Firebrand's user meeting, which took place last month in Portsmouth, New Ham...

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