Ania Wieckowski
Managing Editor
Harvard Business Review Press

Ania Wieckowski is Managing Editor at Harvard Business Review Press. She has had experience on both the editorial and production sides of publishing at the Press and at Charles River Media (now an imprint of Cengage Learning). She has been an integral part of HBR Press's digital initiatives, such as the recent launch of a storefront to sell ebooks directly from HBR.org; the introduction of "HBR singles"--short, digital-only books; and the sale of digital books individually by chapter; as well as production-specific initiatives such as QA for ebooks and experimentation with CMSs. She also leads the Press's metadata efforts, and has edited and produced several enhanced ebooks. You can find her on Twitter at @agwieckowski.

Session: Organizations Confronting Digital Change (Track: Book)
(Featured Speaker)

Date: Thursday, Sep 13

Time: 02:00 PM - 02:50 PM

Track: Book Track

Digital disruption is forcing many publishers to reassess some long-held assumptions about their organizational strategy. Whether it's adding digital to the workflow to flipping to a format-agnostic workflow, there are challenges inherent in teaching your print-centric workforce to think digitally.

This session will provide, from organizations who are navigating these changes, strategies and best practices for assessing:
• The skills you have, and the skills you’ll need, as your organization evolves
• How digital change can affect your business processes
• The evolving role of service providers