[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past decade, the scholarly publishing industry has undergone dramatic technology-driven changes. Publishers that were early to embrace new technology were able to shape the future of their industry, creating innovative new products, more sources of revenue, and greater efficiency for their organizations. Less agile publishers who hesitated were instead forced to adopt to change, often not on their own terms.

With the digital revolution now behind us, new challenges face publishers and emerging technology is poised to address those challenges.

Big Data

For publishers, nothing is more valuable than the content that they publish. Oiga staff have years of expertise working with NOSQL databases such as MarkLogic to manage large volumes of content and content metadata and dynamically transform that content into virtually any format.

Big Data also means discovery. Through the use of semantic web algorithms, we can use automation to tag publisher content with additional topical metadata to facilitate discovery. This metadata enhances the customer experience within on-line products.

Contact Oiga today for an analysis of your existing content and how it can be leveraged to create new products for your audiences and more revenue.

Artificial Intelligence

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, scholarly publishers need to produce journals and conferences that address emerging topics in their industry.  Oiga works with publishers to deploy AI and machine learning algorithms that predict the impact of journal articles and help publishers to plan conferences that address the most relevant and current research in the industry.

Contact Oiga to learn how you can leverage new artificial intelligence technology to select higher impact articles and plan conferences that address the science of tomorrow.  


Publishing does not start with the journal article. In recent years, scholarly publishers have moved more into the pre-publishing space, acquiring research artifacts related to papers that are published.

Through the use of blockchain, publishers can now offer researchers more metadata. That metadata allows researchers to more reliably reproduce the experiments detailed within a journal article and step deeper into the science that facilitated the discovery.

Blockchain is also being leveraged for its unique ability to create an immutable ledger that acts as a digital signature for content. With blockchain, publishers are developing protocols to manage information about peer review activities that allow the review process to be independently validated, foster innovation, and protect the intellectual property and confidentiality of researchers.

Contact Oiga to understand how blockchain can be used to expand the metadata associated with journal articles and to better secure your content. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]