The State of Production Automation and Workflow Modernization

The influence of workflow and automation in publishing

How are publishers responding to evolving demands? Which technologies are they adopting to streamline workflows and produce content for multiple platforms? How widely have XML-first workflows been adopted? And what are publishers’ plans for the future?

Get answers to these and many other questions. Apex asked professionals around the world to describe their production processes, automation systems, technology adoption, and more. This white paper dives into the survey data to offer context and guidance.  In it, you’ll discover:

• Publishers’ most pressing goals and challenges
• Automation advancements they’ve adopted, or are trying to add
• Challenges with manuscript submission and author relations
• Adoption rates of XML-first workflows

Hear directly from publishing professionals about what’s happening inside their own operation and the solutions that exist right now to solve some of publishers’ greatest challenges.

Discover how our industry is adapting to change – and how your progress compares.