This INSPIRING STEM PODCAST episode features Dan Pollock, a consultant specialising in digital publishing strategy and product innovation for companies primarily in STM and Legal publishing.
Over a 25-year career, Dan has held executive leadership and strategic advisory roles in managing products, operations and change, in organisations ranging from dot-coms to complex corporates.
Dan is also Chief Digital Officer with Delta Think and is principal architect of their Open Access Data & Analytics Tool. This tool supports market intelligence and strategy projects related to Open Access.
In our conversation, Dan discusses the use of persistent identifiers and metadata in scholarly publishing, the growth of open access publishing, and the challenges of maintaining research integrity in a rapidly changing landscape.
He also touches on the need for publishers to adapt to changing technology and data management practices.
Overall, Dan remains optimistic about the future of scholarly publishing, but acknowledges the need for continued work to address issues of research integrity and data management.