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2018 Professional and Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting Recap

Last week, Silverchair attended the 2018 PSP meeting in Washington, DC with a team of six, representing our Delivery, Client Engagement, Marketing, Sales, PeopleOps, and Product teams. Here are some highlights from that experience. Laura Spigone, Director of Agile Development: “This was my first time…

Tool Use Case: Zeplin

The Silverchair Platform includes continuous enhancements to improve user and publisher experiences, with new releases being pushed out every three weeks. In addition to platform changes, Silverchair is committed to improving workflow and backend processes, enabling our teams to work as efficiently and collaboratively as…

Silverchair Universe: Video Blog Update

Wes Royer, Director of Product, gives background on our exciting new program, what we’ve been working on, and what to look for in 2018. “The Silverchair Universe is intentionally a part of the Silverchair Product Roadmap. We could sit here as a platform and say,…

Silverchair’s Design & Marketing Teams Take Home Awards

Last night at the American Marketing Association’s Central Virginia Excellence in Marketing Awards, Silverchair took home the title in both the categories for which we submitted work: Broadcast Marketing and Print Collateral. We were honored to receive these awards on an evening that also awarded…

The Benefits & Balance of Scale: Strategies 2017 Recap

Last month’s Silverchair Strategies was a rewarding day of interaction and feedback, stimulating discussions, and catching up with industry colleagues at the beautiful Apella Event Space in NYC. Slides and recordings from the day are available online. Here’s a look back at the day’s offerings….

Silverchair Insights: ALPSP Video Blog

Silverchair just returned from the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) annual meeting in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, which we attended as a Silver sponsor. Chief Product Officer Jake Zarnegar chats with us about the overarching themes of the meeting, takeaways, and other notable…

Silverchair Insights: Identifying “Toil”

Silverchair’s most recent company meeting featured a session introducing employees to the idea of “toil.” CTO Stuart Leitch picked up the term coined by Google’s Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team while reading Chapter 5, “Eliminating Toil,” of their book (freely available online). The concept pushes us to think…

Silverchair Insights: Scrum Fundamentals & Agile Governance Survey

As part of our ongoing commitment to improving our internal processes, Silverchair recently conducted an internal survey on Scrum Fundamentals & Agile Governance. Surveys such as these are critical in helping us understand how we are performing well and areas to improve. At a macro…

Silverchair Insights: Incident Management at Silverchair: Root Cause Analysis

Over the last few months, Silverchair has improved and strengthened our Incident Management Processes. One piece of the Incident Management processes that we identified for improvement was our ability to determine a root cause through root cause analysis. This process is a problem-solving method used to investigate…

From the Silverchair blog: “Why?”—A Question to Define Success & Add Value

If you have young kids, chances are you’ve lost patience with the number of times they’ve told you “No!” or asked you “Why?” But child development professionals will tell you that the use of those two words are positive signs of your child’s cognitive, language, and social development….

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