Data. Information. Knowledge. Wisdom.
Featuring a keynote from one of Forbes’ “40 Under 40 Ones to Watch”Hilary Mason believes technology should give us superpowers. She is the Chief Scientist at bitly, where she studies attention on the internet in real-time, doing a mix of research, exploration, and engineering. This year Hilary received the TechFellows Engineering Leadership award, and was on the Forbes 40 under 40 Ones to Watch list and Crain’s New York 40 under Forty list. She’s also been in Glamour, Fast Company, Scientific American, and more. During her Keynote Address, she explored how big data is connecting businesses to wider markets in ways never before imagined, and how understanding the various intersections can offer a competitive advantage to the book industry.
And premiering never-before-seen data from BookStats
For the first time, Making Information Pay 2013 featured never-before-seen 2012 data from BookStats, a comprehensive statistical report describing how book content is produced and sold. A pivotal report for the book industry, BookStats provides the only view of industry growth inclusive of e-books, 2008-2012, across a three-sided matrix: Categories, Formats, Channels.
Have e-books finally started to gain traction in nonfiction categories? Has downloadable audio overtaken physical media, and what has that meant for the entire audio market? Is print still holding its own? View the program presentation slides for insight!
In a time when “business-as-usual” is not enough, Making Information Pay, featuring BookStats, contributed an important set of data-focused presentations from innovators revolutionizing how we think about modern business practices.
Attendees learned enough in the morning to put new ideas to work that afternoon
Making Information Pay’s straightforward program — filled with practical, actionable content — is structured to ensure attendees learn enough in the morning to put innovative, data-based ideas to work when they get back to the office in the afternoon.
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