LONDON, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
In line with its mission to empower Qatari media, Qatar News Agency (QNA) organized a technical workshop from 10 to 12 September 2012 at its premises in Doha on 'The Latest Digital Publishing Technologies' targeting Qatari professionals working in digital publishing and broadcasting in media companies and ministries.
The workshop aims to get Qatari media professionals acquainted to the challenges and solutions to their operations and workflows in terms of news management systems including receiving, editing, tagging and publishing content packages in text, photo, video and XML formats on multiple platforms as well as Facebook and Twitter. The workshop shed light on the best practices in multi-publishing, media monitoring, content searching and archiving tools with examples from the Arab world and beyond, showcasing QNA and other success stories in the field of integrated newsroom and cross-media publishing.
The workshop, conducted over three days by Dr. Ali Al Assam, CEO of KnowledgeView was wrapped up with hands on training for attendees.
"QNA is organizing such trainings based on its important role, in accordance with the Amiri Decree number 51 issued in 2009, to help Qatari professionals use the latest technologies in digital publishing environment and improve their skills and working methods. This workshop is one of many successful and useful trainings that attract increasing numbers of applicants. Such workshops target primarily Qatari professionals and are free of charge for both public and private sectors delegates.", Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Thani, the assistant director of media relations, QNA, said.
Media professionals are invited to always check QNA workshop schedules to benefit the most from international, regional and local experts. Next workshop will be held from 24 to 26 September on storytelling for kids.
Dr. Ali Al Assam, founded KnowledgeView Ltd. in 1995. He is also the founder of Diwan which marked the Arabic desktop publishing revolution in 1985. KnowledgeView Ltd is a UK-based company with headquarters in London and offices in the Middle East. The company develops cross-media publishing, news management and editorial sharing systems. KnowledgeView is a leader in apps development on iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and phone and mobile websites.
KnowledgeView Ltd is a UK-based company with headquarters in London and offices in the Middle East. The company was founded in 1995 to develop cross-media publishing, news management and editorial sharing systems.
KnowledgeView's 'Publish live Mobile 'Apps
KnowledgeView is specialized in developing iPad, iPhone, Android phone and Android tablet Apps as well as Web-mobile apps for specific industries including: newspapers, news websites, specialized magazines, news agencies, organizations, and real estate project developers (engineers, architects, interior designers, suppliers, etc).
KnowledgeView's Publish live Newsroom
Publish live suite of products and services enables publishers to extend their reach and increase revenues, through easy multi-publishing to paper, Web, mobile iPhone and iPad as well as the Android platform and social networks.
KnowledgeView's RAPID Browser, the heart of 'Publish live Newsroom', is a powerful news management and editorial sharing system for automating acquisition and classification.
It has set the standard for the next generation of news management systems, with its ability to gather content from a wide variety of sources such as news agencies, correspondents' reports, RSS and Web harvested feeds, and the power it puts in the hands of users to define their own ways of filtering and acting on items that match their interests. RAPID Browser integrates well with several third party software, including but not limited to Adobe products such as InDesign, InCopy and Bridge and supports multi publishing on social media, websites, sms and app platforms.
RAPID Archive, integrated with RAPID Browser, provides strategic rich-media archiving for publishers who want to syndicate or share editorial content.
Major clients include Geopolitical Information Service (Lichtenstein), Saudi Research & Marketing Group (KSA), Qatar News Agency (Qatar), Dewan Architects & Engineers (UAE), the Australian Associated Press, Dow Jones Newswire, as well as over 50 media companies in the Middle East, providing consultancy as well as technology.
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