Dec 13, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Why is automated metadata-tagging better than manual tagging?

Metadata is imperative for efficiently managing your educational content. There are thousands, if not millions, of books, texts, and different learning materials that need to be sorted, organized and documented in publishers’ content management systems (CMS). In this blog post, we’ll reveal how automated metadata-tagging can help you get the job done faster, cheaper and with higher quality and accuracy.

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Dec 5, 2018 3:02:00 PM

360AI by EDIA Launches New Integration with Alfresco

EDIA has released a first version integration with Alfresco powered by the artificial intelligence engine - 360AI. Alfresco is a popular content management system used by a broad range of education publishers from Pearson, Cengage Learning, Oxford University Press and more. We have a webinar video to show how it works.

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Nov 27, 2018 1:26:00 PM

ANTI-BREXIT INITIATIVES TURN TO AI TO SIFT WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT

Last week EDIA was approached by ‘Tech for UK’ and ‘Best for Britain’ with a request to make the incredibly complex and bulky draft of the UK Withdrawal Agreement accessible and searchable for public use. EDIA has launched the website Brexearch.eu to help sort and filter through the draft agreement.

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Nov 21, 2018 2:02:00 PM

Authors save up to 1.5 hours with 360AI

Our customer is the world’s leading language testing organization. Before, our customer used to struggle with minimizing average time spent on research for creating articles and utilising the right materials for the correct reading level. With 360AI, our customer decreased average time spent on content research up to 1.5 hours and at the same time, they increased the accuracy rate of properly classifying learning materials to the right reading level of each test.

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Oct 31, 2018 9:14:00 AM

3 CONTENT MANAGEMENT ISSUES PUBLISHERS NEED FIXED

At EDIA, we’ve conducted an administered survey and distributed it to our network of education professionals ranging from education publishers, universities, e-learning, and LMS providers. What we’ve discovered is that many of the publishers share the same problems.

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Oct 24, 2018 9:45:00 AM

ARE WE ENTERING A ‘GOLD RUSH’ WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PUBLISHING?

The California Gold Rush started in the mid-19th-century when pioneers took out their picks and shovels and dug away for gold. Over 300,000 people came to California and took desperate measures in an attempt to capitalize on this opportunity. Like the gold rush, I see a metaphorical resemblance regarding artificial intelligence applied in the education world. Specifically, education publishers are the “miners” and they’re in an attempt to strike it rich by achieving adaptive content, hence the “gold.”

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Oct 17, 2018 9:08:00 AM

3 EdTech Trends Publishers Should Pay Attention To

 

It’s no secret that technology is changing education. From iPads in classrooms to virtual reality experiences, students today have some of the best educational experiences right at their fingertips.

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Oct 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

WHY PUBLISHERS SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO AUGMENTED REALITY AND VIRTUAL REALITY

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology is more than a trend. These technologies are already disrupting the education industry. Some schools have adopted AR and VR in the classroom, enabling students and teachers to utilize the technology to learn and teach better. In this blog post, we’ll reveal why publishers should adopt these technologies in order to stay ahead of the ever-changing classroom.

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Oct 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Here’s Why 2018’s World Summit AI Will Blow Your Mind

From October 10th until 11th in Amsterdam, EDIA will be attending the World Summit AI event (WSAI). We’re a proud sponsor of this event and fully support WSAI’s initiative to bring together some of the world’s leading artificial intelligence players.

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Sep 26, 2018 8:26:00 AM

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (OER) MIGHT BE a GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLISHERS

Open educational resources (OERs) are one of the biggest trends right now in education. In this blog post, we’ll detail what OERs are, some setbacks they have, and if OERs can strategically support the publishing industry as a viable business opportunity.

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