Category Archives: Business models

**New SCA/ Ithaka S+R report and videos: Sustaining Our Digital Future**

Our lives are transformed as a result of technological innovation, with digital content being delivered across continents to millions of users via thousands of devices in hundreds of languages. But how long can we guarantee access to and use of this ‘gold rush’ of content? What lessons could be learnt from comparing and contrasting these … Read more

Made in Digital Britain/ UK

Stuart Dempster, Director of the Strategic Content Alliance, writes on the potential for a national brand on UK-created or originated digital content Could lessons from the past help deliver economic growth and enhance online reputational value for content creators contributing to the ‘digital economy’ in the UK today? Could a ‘Made in Digital Britain/UK’ help us … Read more

Strategic Content Alliance Funding Opportunities 2011/12

The Strategic Content Alliance is pleased to announce funding opportunites in the following areas: JISC ITT Strategic Content Alliance: Digital Content Sustainability Syllabus Development The JISC, on behalf of the Strategic Content Alliance (SCA) invites tenders to create a syllabus of open digital resources and related training courses. This syllabus is intended to foster the … Read more

Summaries: Funding for Sustainability

Last month the Strategic Content Alliance and Ithaka S+R published an influential new report on funding for sustainability. The executive summary of the report is now available in UK and US versions. Download them here: Funding For Sustainability Executive Summary (UK, July 2011) Funding For Sustainability Executive Summary (US, July 2011) (You can also find … Read more

New Strategies for Digital Content Conference, 18 March 2011, London – Registration open

This free one-day conference focuses on some of the key strategic issues faced by content creators and publishers today and which were addressed by the JISC eContent programme 2009-2011,, in particular: the need for institutions to develop the necessary skills and strategies to embed digitisation within institutional strategies and practices as well as devise … Read more