Does Agile work in ELT print publishing?

Does Agile work in ELT print publishing?

Two years ago, ELTjam asked whether it was possible to produce an ELT course book using Agile workflows in the strictest definition of the term, creating lots of discussion. At emc design, we’re starting to see our clients use many different approaches to new courses, some using agile-inspired techniques. But can traditional ELT print publishers take ‘true’ Agile on board sustainably? Is it possible to approach a print product in exactly the same way as we approach digital products? Or are they just too different?

What we’re reading

What we’re reading

As we move into summer and beach reads, we’re still finding time to read articles on our phones for now. Here’s what caught our attention this week. The rise and rise of Duolingo Duolingo seems to have dropped the translation aspect of its product to...
5 minutes at an ELTjam session: Pt. 2/3

5 minutes at an ELTjam session: Pt. 2/3

Watch Director of MGVDO Martyn Gretton and Business Development Manager at EMC Design Sophie O’Rourke share their thoughts and predictions on how technology might effect the future of ELT. The videos were taken at an ELTjam session during the 2014 IATEFL conference in Harrogate. They each last for five-minutes and are there to get people talking about what is happening to the ELT industry now and what might happen later.