Change your tools and your culture

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Change your tools and your culture

  1. 1. Change your tools – and your culture Steve Buttry Newspapers Atlantic May 11, 2012 #newsatl
  2. 2. Read more• stevebuttry.wordpress.com• Slideshare.net/stevebuttry• stephenbuttry@gmail.com• @stevebuttry• jxpaton.wordpress.com• jrcbenfranklinproject.com
  3. 3. • Journal Register companywide challenge• Publish all digital & print products on July 4, 2010 using only free & open-source tools• “We will declare our independence from not only old proprietary systems but the old way of thinking as well.” – John Paton
  4. 4. Google tools• Docs & forms• Calendar• Sites• YouTube• Maps• Fusion tables• Picasa
  5. 5. Photo editing
  6. 6. Photo editing
  7. 7. Timelines
  8. 8. Timelines
  9. 9. Data visualization
  10. 10. Data visualization
  11. 11. Data visualization
  12. 12. Mapping
  13. 13. Polling
  14. 14. Embed documents
  15. 15. Live coverage
  16. 16. Live coverage
  17. 17. Curation
  18. 18. Pagination, building ads
  19. 19. Ben Franklin in action
  20. 20. Ben Franklin in action
  21. 21. Ben Franklin in action
  22. 22. Ben Franklin in action
  23. 23. Ben Franklin in action
  24. 24. Ben Franklin in action
  25. 25. Ben Franklin in action
  26. 26. Homegrown CMS
  27. 27. Free & cheap mobile apps• Evernote • MovieCamera• 5-0 Police Scanner • Splice• ABBY TextGrabber • iTimeLapse• iTalk • Filterstorm• HootSuite • Pano• Banjo • AudioBoo• Ustream Producer • VericorderSource: Val Hoeppner, Freedom Forum Diversity Institute
  28. 28. Ad manager iPad toolsJim Maurer, classified ad manager,Pasadena Star-News:1. Goodreader: Stores all media kits, rate cards for easy presentation2. PenUltimate: process proofs in field3. Notability: sign agreements & contracts.
  29. 29. Ad manager iPad toolsJim Maurer:4. Keynote: slide presentations5. Expedition VGA: enables projector use6. Numbers: spreadsheets7. Trackord: GPS mileage log8. Dropbox: Download, store & share files
  30. 30. Ad manager iPad toolsJim Maurer:9. AdMall: Market trends, demographics, co-op information10. Teamview: Access computer & files from the field.11. Reminders: Organize your day.12. Flipboard: Social media
  31. 31. Ben Franklin results• Millions in vendor costs saved• Some free tools are better• Collaboration• Threw out “the way we’ve always done it”• Developed culture of problem-solving• Transparency
  32. 32. The crowd is free, too• Crowdsourcing• Town meetings• Social media• Live chats• Blog networks• Fact-check boxes• SeeClickFix
  33. 33. Ben Franklin in context• Cutting costs• Changing culture• Finding solutions• Engaging community• Changing org structures• Digital First: content, sales, culture
  34. 34. More than Ben Franklin
  35. 35. More than Ben Franklin
  36. 36. More than Ben Franklin
  37. 37. More than Ben Franklin
  38. 38. More than Ben Franklin
  39. 39. More than Ben Franklin
  40. 40. More than Ben Franklin
  41. 41. Read more• stevebuttry.wordpress.com• Slideshare.net/stevebuttry• stephenbuttry@gmail.com• @stevebuttry• jxpaton.wordpress.com• jrcbenfranklinproject.com

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