News

April 30, 2014
[Alexandria, Virginia – April 30, 2014] IDEAlliance®, a leading industry association for print and digital media, and an active developer of best practices and open specifications, has released an industry white paper, OpenEFT: What It Is and Why It Matters, explaining the IDEAlliance open specification that addresses the publishing ecosystem that typifies today’s digital magazines. The introduction of touch-based smartphones and tablets–combined with the rise of Internet-centric content, and a corresponding decline in print, has disrupted publishing supply chains.
April 22, 2014
Honorees to be recognized at Franklin Luminaire Awards Gala Event, September 17, 2014, New York, NY
April 15, 2014
TOTAL Training program to ensure entire staffs are up-to-date on industry best practices
April 10, 2014
Comments Due May 15 - PAMW is a New Schema to Automate Harvesting Web Magazine Content in PRISM XML
February 21, 2014
One spectacular night – September 17, 2014
January 28, 2014
[Alexandria, Virginia - January 28, 2014]  Marketers, content creators, and direct mail service providers will learn best practices for implementing an integrated direct mail marketing campaign using multiple media channels in a three-part IDEAlliance virtual training series: Direct Mail & Integrated Media: Best Practices for Implementation starting February 27, 2014.
January 03, 2014
[Alexandria, Virginia - January 6, 2014] IDEAlliance®, is pleased to announce the election of its 2014 Officers and Board of Directors. The new slate of executives will lead the organization at a time of considerable opportunity for the association and its members.
December 30, 2013
Online training on how to sell the value of color capabilities
December 03, 2013
One spectacular night – September 17, 2014
December 03, 2013
24 systems evaluated for color control, ink consumption, repeatability, print speed, among many other factors
October 02, 2013
  "Create, Manage, and Grow with Interactive Print” begins October 25
October 01, 2013
IDEAlliance Announces Release of 1st Open Format for Exchange & Rendering of Enhanced for Tablet Publications and Expanded Initiative in Integrated Media Workflow
September 05, 2013
Lab to showcase next generation workflow best practices to support multi-channel media production and distribution
June 26, 2013
New IDEAlliance Process Control Training Opens for Registration Latest Graduates Announced From Class of May 2013 Next Training October 1-3, 2013, Boston, MA
June 10, 2013
Public Draft for Comment Released – Deadline of July 22, 2013 Alexandria, VA, June 10, 2013 - IDEAlliance® is announcing the release of the OpenEFT Specification as a Public Draft for Comment. OpenEFT is notably the first open format specification for the exchange and rendering of enhanced tablet publications. Freely open to adoption and enhancement by all media supply chain partners, OpenEFT is a standard industry format intended to foster workflow efficiencies, technology innovation, and reader engagement.
May 31, 2013
Workflow Lab, Standards Forum, Spectrum Conference, and G7 Summit Highlight IDEAlliance Offerings at PRINT 13
May 30, 2013
[Alexandria, Virginia - May 30, 2013]  IDEAlliance®, has announced the recipients of its most prestigious membership awards for 2013, honoring industry leaders for their Vision, Service, and Leadership.
May 28, 2013
G7® Qualification is sought-after recognition of excellence in printing   [Alexandria, Virginia - May 28, 2013]  IDEAlliance®, a global non-profit association guiding media production best practices, specifications, and standards, announced surpassing a milestone 1,000 print service providers actively qualified in its G7® Master Qualification Program.
May 16, 2013
Guide to Latest Best Practices and Specifications for Printing Chinese Language Version Released at G7® Summit, Beijing China
April 24, 2013
3-Part online series to relate critical steps in color management to the needs of content creators
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.