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Data-Driven Print: Strategy and Implementation By Patricia Sorce
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Patricia Sorce is the administrative chair of the Rochester Institute of Technology School of Print Media and co-director of the RIT Printing Industry Center. Michael Pletka is manager of Customer... More > Business Development at the Xerox Production Systems Group. Data-Driven Print is their answer to the question of how to overcome the strategic and operational barriers that have impeded growth in this media form by leveraging digital printing technology to deliver customized printed communications. This book, the second volume in the Printing Industry Center Series, documents the current use of personalization and custom communication while identifying the best practices, best prospects, and associated business models for delivering value to printing clients. (Download the preview to see the table of contents, preface, and Chapter 1.)< Less
The New Medium of Print By Frank Cost
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Frank Cost, Associate Dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology and co-director of the RIT Printing Industry Center, has often wished for a small,... More > fun-to-read book to give to people who were thinking about the world of print for the first time. Most of the available introductory books concentrate heavily on the technology, but say little about how people actually use print, let alone why. "The New Medium of Print" is a new kind of book: it provides an introduction to the underlying systems for the creation and distribution of print, as well as an exploration of its many and varied contemporary uses. (Download the preview to see the full table of contents, the preface, and the introduction.)< Less
The School of Hard Knocks: The Evolution of Pension Investing at Eastman Kodak By Russell Olson
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The evolution of Eastman Kodak Company’s pension investment program from the inception of its pension plan in 1928 through 2004. The author, Russell L. (“Rusty”) Olson, a... More > consultant on institutional investing, retired in 2000 as director of pension investments, worldwide, for Eastman Kodak Company. Olson had overseen Kodak’s pension funds since 1972. Over the 1980s and 1990s (and through 2004) Kodak’s pension fund was one of the best performing pension funds in the United States. Kodak made contributions to its pension fund in only two of the 22 years, 1983-2004, and it is one of the best-funded corporate pension plans in the country. For more than 30 years Olson has also worked with a range of endowment funds. He was named one of America’s nine best pension officers by Institutional Investor magazine in 1987 and was Investment Management Institute’s first “Plan Sponsor of the Year” in 1993. ISBN 1-933360-01-1< Less
Teaching Photography: Notes Assembled By Philip Perkis
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Philip Perkis, accomplished photographer and educator, presents the second edition of Teaching Photography, Notes Assembled—the slim, unassuming book that has been an unexpected hit in... More > photography circles. This edition features an additional chapter and is co-published by OB Press and RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, both affiliated with Rochester Institute of Technology. RIT offers one of the nation’s oldest and most-respected degree programs in photographic arts and sciences. In "Teaching Photography," Perkis draws from four decades of teaching experience at such institutions as Pratt Institute, Cooper Union, and School of Visual Arts in New York. He has distilled his knowledge into this volume of thoughts on visual perception, successful photo lesson exercises, and practical teaching advice for photography instructors. Perkis expresses his acute observations as a means of provoking discussion and inspiring the younger generation of photography students and educators. ISBN 0-9759651-1-5< Less
Print Media Distribution By Twyla Cummings
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Dr. Cummings' book is the culmination of several years' investigation into print media distribution, drawn from primary research studies, case-studies, and in-depth expert interviews. It is the first... More > publication to comprehensively analyze each player's role in the distribution of printed product, offering workflow solutions that can provide significant advantages to print producers' business models. Distribution is often the single largest cost factor in a printed piece, so understanding this element is as important as understanding labor costs, equipment financing, and information technology. "Print Media Distribution" is an essential resource for savvy print and transportation service providers, as well as educators who will train the next wave of the workforce in the best practices of print product delivery. ISBN: 978-1933360317 < Less
Tempting the Palette: A Survey of Color Printing Processes By David Pankow
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“As the printing industry accelerates its transition from an analog to digital environment, it seems especially appropriate to celebrate the achievements of its color printing pioneers,”... More > writes David Pankow, Curator of the RIT Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection. The book is intended to make the reader familiar with the history and identification characteristics of twenty-one historic printing processes. Each informative process description is illustrated by vibrant color reproductions, the majority of which were photographed from rare books held at the Cary Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology. ISBN 978-1-933360-00-3< Less
JASET Issue 1 By Chance Glenn
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The RIT Journal of Applied Science and Engineering Technology is a peer-reviewed publication, presenting the latest empirically-derived methodologies, analyses, and results, in engineering... More > technology, and the applied sciences. Edited by Chance Glenn, Sr., and Louis Gennaro. http://jaset.rit.edu< Less
Data-Driven Print: Strategy and Implementation By Patricia Sorce
Paperback: $19.97
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Patricia Sorce is the administrative chair of the Rochester Institute of Technology School of Print Media and co-director of the RIT Printing Industry Center. Michael Pletka is manager of Customer... More > Business Development at the Xerox Production Systems Group. Data-Driven Print is their answer to the question of how to overcome the strategic and operational barriers that have impeded growth in this media form by leveraging digital printing technology to deliver customized printed communications. This book, the second volume in the Printing Industry Center Series, documents the current use of personalization and custom communication while identifying the best practices, best prospects, and associated business models for delivering value to printing clients. (Download the preview to see the table of contents, preface, and Chapter 1.)< Less
Advancing Computing and Information Sciences: GCCIS 2005 Conference By Leon Reznik
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B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (GCCIS) at Rochester Institute of Technology is proud to announce this new publication: "Advancing Computing and Information... More > Sciences." This volume, which includes papers presented at the first annual Golisano Conference in January 2005, celebrates the diversity of the fields studied and researched in the Golisano College: computer science, information technology, and software engineering. The publication is comprised of papers devoted to education in computing areas, as well as those dedicated to advancing research; some papers introduce theoretical studies, while others report more practical results. Authors include industry representatives, undergraduate and graduate students, RIT faculty members, and faculty guests from neighboring universities. This research continues RIT’s long history of achievements in technology, engineering, and science.< Less
The New Medium of Print (Color) By Frank Cost
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Frank Cost, Associate Dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology and co-director of the RIT Printing Industry Center, has often wished for a small,... More > fun-to-read book to give to people who were thinking about the world of print for the first time. Most of the available introductory books concentrate heavily on the technology, but say little about how people actually use print, let alone why. "The New Medium of Print" is a new kind of book: it provides an introduction to the underlying systems for the creation and distribution of print, as well as an exploration of its many and varied contemporary uses. Also available in black-and-white.< Less