For the first time, Main Capital Partners published the 'Main software 50', a list of most successful Dutch software companies. WoodWing was recognized being the 5th most successful Dutch software company.
Last week Apple announced Mountain Lion, the next version of OS X (formerly known as Mac OS X) that will be released this summer. Apple introduces Mountain Lion with: "it’s designed with innovations from iPad and it works even better with iCloud." I find the latter an understatement, this release is all about making OS X a real member of the iCloud family joining iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple TV. Mac integration was an important missing piece in Apple's bigger strategy to make iCloud the center of the user's multi-device experience.
The World Tour Event in San Francisco showed just how much the publishing world, and WoodWing, have changed in a year.
Some people familiar with launching new print titles might be familiar with the so-called 'Second Issue Problem'. You have been working very hard for months on a new title, new concepts, design, great stories etc. The big day arrives and you have completed the first issue, hurrah! And then comes the second issue... for which you only have one week or one month at most...
With all publishers rushing to the iPad the Second Issue Problem is happening all over the place now.