April 09, 2013
Lab to showcase next generation workflow best practices to support multi-channel media production and distribution
April 03, 2013
  IDEAlliance Expands to Europe and India Growing worldwide adoption of IDEAlliance best practices and programs driving international growth
January 30, 2013
In its 25th year, IDEAlliance DEER Foundation Announces New Luminaire Awards Recipients Industry Leaders to Be Honored at Gala Event April 15, 2013 in New York City (Alexandria, VA, December 7, 2012) Recognizing outstanding achievements in media production for the 25th year, IDEAlliance and its charitable arm, the Digital Enterprise Education & Research (DEER) Foundation, has announced the newest recipients of its prestigious Luminaire Awards.
October 01, 2012
  44-Page Guide Details Latest Best Practices and Specifications for Printing
September 19, 2012
  New PRISM Source Vocabulary (PSV) Specification – The Source is the Solution to Monetizing Content for Dynamic Publishing
July 12, 2012
Alexandria, VA, July 12, 2012 — IDEAlliance® has developed a training curriculum to help print service providers turn printing into a predictable, manufacturing process. The  G7® Process Control Program builds on the momentum of the existing G7 program, which to-date has qualified more than 1000 companies worldwide. In an in-depth 3-part IdeasOnline Webinar series, G7 Process Control Webinar: A Roadmap to Efficiency & Predictability, print providers will discover the process and benefits of standardizing their print production workflows.
April 16, 2012
Alexandria, VA, April 16, 2012 - IDEAlliance® announces the certification of nine new G7® Process control experts, bringing the total number of experts to 46, worldwide. In the newest extension of its successful series of G7® Certification Programs, G7 Process Control Experts are equipped to deliver IDEAlliance’s new G7 Process Control Master Qualification Program.
February 15, 2012
MARCH 12-16, 2012 Complete, week-long hybrid event brings together the G7® Forum, Technical Conference, and XTech Seminars for a week of high-caliber training for digital and print media production professionals
December 20, 2011
XTech 2012 Seminars Focuses on Technologies Driven by XML Hybrid in-person / virtual conference to address the core technologies of today's content creation, production and delivery tools [Alexandria, VA, December 20, 2011]  IDEAlliance® announced registration is now open for XTech 2012 Seminars (formerly the XML Conference) being held March 15-16, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Rosemont, IL and webcast live to a worldwide audience.
December 20, 2011
The first public draft of the new nextPub V1.0 Specifications and related PRISM 3.0 Specifications posted for 45 Day comment period [Alexandria, VA, December 20, 2011]  In 2011, IDEAlliance® launched the nextPub initiative to foster the development of next-generation publishing tools, best practices and standards for multi-channel publishing. The IDEAlliance nextPub® Initiative has posted its first specifications for public comment.  Three nextPub Specifications and related PRISM 3.0 Specifications can be downloaded from
December 19, 2011
  New Global Initiative: IDEAlliance Certifies 37 Experts in G7 Process Control  From Boston to Hong Kong to Seoul, New Training Program Lights Up the Industry
December 01, 2011
  For Immediate Release November 29, 2011 Media Contact:  Georgia Volakis IDEAlliance Phone: 703.837.1070  Fax: 703.837.1072 Email: NEWS RELEASE DEER Foundation for IDEAlliance Announces Luminaire Awards
August 30, 2011
Trainers to Help Printers and Studios Improve Efficiency
August 12, 2011
IDEAlliance® has announced that Draftfcb, an international creative agency with offices in 94 countries, has achieved IDEAlliance G7® Process Control and Conformance (G7 PCC) Master Qualification, becoming the world's first creative agency to have its capabilities in media production qualified through independent testing.
August 10, 2011
(August 11, 2011) IDEAlliance® has announced that HBP, a large commercial print service provider with plants in Hagerstown, Maryland, and Falls Church, Virginia, has achieved IDEAlliance G7® Process Control and Conformance (G7 PCC) Master Qualification, becoming the first G7 Master print provider to have its capabilities in media production qualified through independent testing.
August 08, 2011
PRISM Recipe Specification in Public Draft and Comment Phase – Closes August 31 Centralizing recipe content will maximize publisher's revenue and lower cost of production
June 07, 2011
The most widely sought-after information will be available to the world’s largest eCommunity in graphic communications
May 31, 2011
Program to certify capabilities of the world's leading digital presses
May 31, 2011
Extension of G7® Master Program to drive process control through entire print production workflow
February 07, 2011
(Alexandria, Virginia, February 7, 2011) - With the New Year, the 2011 IDEAlliance Board of Directors is taking shape. New Directors elected by the IDEAlliance membership for two-year terms are Christopher Lien, President of BCC Software, Inc., A Bowe Bell + Howell Company, and Penny Sullivan, Vice President Editorial Operations and Technology of Meredith Corporation. New Officers elected by the Board will take office in February.
January 05, 2011
Alexandria, VA – January 5, 2011- IDEAlliance® today announces open enrollment for its new nextPub™ initiative. The goal of nextPub is to foster the development of next-generation publishing tools by embracing emerging technologies, developing best practices and establishing industry standards to make multi-channel publishing simple and efficient. Publishers participating in the launch of nextPub include Conde Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media US, Hearst Corporation, Meredith Corporation, National Geographic, Readers Digest, Time Inc. and US News & World Report.
December 20, 2010
IDEAlliance + IPA and The International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) organization announced the addition of a JDF 1.4/1.4a module to the JDF Expert Certificate program. The JDF Expert Certificate program is now a 15-part training program designed to teach anyone interested in process automation the fundamentals of JDF. “This program was designed with the printer and premedia professional in mind,” said Steve Bonoff, executive vice president of marketing at IDEAlliance + IPA.
December 16, 2010
IDEAlliance®  announced today that its 2011 eMediaPro Certification Program is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. IDEAlliance launched its eMediaPro Certification Program in early 2010 to fill the digital media knowledge gap for print production and information technology professionals. More than fifty production and IT professionals have enrolled to become eMediaPros to assist their company’s transition from operating print-centric workflows to enabling eMedia production, including eReaders, mobile devices, and other digital technologies.