Here is a compendium of innovation from Idealliance – reaching back to its 55 year history – as the leader in workflow transformation for the graphic communications industry.
SWOP began as an organization whose purpose and goal was the improvement of the quality of magazine printing.
The PRISM working group was created to develop a standard set of metadata to identify, organize, publish, aggregate and reuse digital magazine content assets in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
The Association, under the leadership of IBM, formalized the Gencode Specification, which was eventually standardized by ISO as ISO 8879, SGML.
Through the annual cycle of discovery, testing, and reporting the Idealliance SPECTRUM connection advanced the science of print, revolutionized workflows, developed specifications, fostered implementation of emerging print technologies.