Fixing Publishing

Adam Hyde

Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (Coko)

Publishing Software is Broken

Primary tools:


MS Word

Ledger System

External Vendors

Coko aims to

Improve publishing workflows

with Open Source software

Coko aims to

Move publishers into the web

Use HTML as source

Leverage Collaboration and Concurrency

Coko Tech

Coko Method

Do this through user-centric design

Culture must change with the technology

The Cabbage Tree Method

The Cabbage Tree Method

No Personas/Avatars/Empathy Boards etc


Just users designing their own solution

Facilitation is key


Scholarly Monograph System

Designed with University of California Press

Production Editors

Their Design

A Drawn Summary

The Mock

The Running Code

Adam Hyde