Magazine Division Boy Scouts Of America

Magazine Division Boy Scouts Of America
The Production ‘Traffic Cop’

Technology has made publishing more efficient. Why can we still not meet deadlines? Everything today is digital. From photography and color-accurate proofs to bluelines and printing plates, technology has reduced production-related costs and time, significantly shortening the production cycle. Editors and designers now are outfitted with machines powerful enough to work with high-resolution images. LCD monitors can be calibrated accurately enough to reduce some of the color-proofing cycles. PDF workflow has significantly reduced issues of missing fonts and images. And for that rare corrupted image error, FTP file transfer has reduced delivery time from overnight to same hour. So why, then, is it