Director of Outreach and Education, Firebrand Technologies
Joshua Tallent, the Director of Outreach and Education at Firebrand Technologies, is dedicated to helping publishers around the world create better books. In addition to heading up training and outreach efforts within Firebrand, Joshua serves on multiple industry committees and working groups and teaches at publishing conferences year-round. He also leads the development of FlightDeck, the most robust EPUB quality assurance tool available.
Watch his talk on managing metadata at Tech Forum 2015:
Publishers around the world struggle with how their metadata morphs as it travels from their domains into the wilds of retailers, distributors, and other partners. Despite the use of industry standards like ONIX, there is still a lot of inconsistency that can happen when a title record is sent out to so many different destinations. […]
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