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At the 10th annual DeSilva+Phillips Media Dealmakers Summit earlier this month in New York, the challenge of retaining creative talent following an acquisition took center stage. It was a timely discussion in light of the recent surge in b-to-b media deals.
“Talent is a keen asset in everything that we buy,” said John Zieser, chief ... Read more
The surge in tablet computers can be viewed by media companies either as a threat or an opportunity. With 300 million tablets estimated to be in use worldwide by 2015, according to research company Gartner Inc., however, it's a phenomenon that's impossible to ignore.
“Tablets present a massive opportunity, giving publishers the... Read more
Expert Insight Production
Ray Minturn, president of special interest publications at Quad/Graphics, trumpeted the value of QR codes, near-field communications and potential savings in postal costs.
MB: What technological changes do you expect to have an impact this year?
Ray Minturn: We expect the b-to-b trend of increased multi-channel... Read more