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#leadershipDEN Futureproof author and thought-leaders from BBC, Reuters, Guardian, Sky, Oxford, IO Technologies & UCLan to lead discussions on the challenges of leadership

Leading the change our industry needs to survive today and thrive tomorrow is no small challenge.

At the next meeting of the Digital Editors Network on November 21st at BBC Broadcasting House, forward-thinking news executives from the BBC, Reuters, and Sky, and other thought leaders will discuss the key strategic, operational and personal issues leaders face today.

Opening the discussion will be our host, the BBC News Languages' Digital Development Editor Dmitry Shishkin, and strategy consultant Minter Dial, co-author with Caleb Storkey of Futureproof: How to get your business ready for the next disruption. The book, which recently won the 'Embracing Change' category in The Business Book Awards 2018, explores the three core mindsets and twelve disruptive technologies that you must have in today’s age to help you grow your business, see success and get ready for the next disruption. 

Editor in Chief (Digital) of Reach Plc (Regionals) Alison Gow will be the respondent to Mi…

Mark Your Diary: the Autumn 2018 meeting at BBC Broadcasting House on 21 November will focus on leadership

Leadership  is the focus of discussions at the next Digital Editors Network meeting to be hosted by the BBC World Service's Group Digital Development Editor Dmitry Shiskin at Broadcasting House on 21 November 2018. 


"#LeadershipDEN is going to be an afternoon when we will share our experiences and strategies dealing with leading change in newsrooms," says Dmitry, who has been at the forefront of  the BBC World Services most ambitious expansion since the 1940s, seeing the addition of 12 new language services over the last 18 months.

"What does it take to lead perpetual change (which, frankly speaking, never stops!)? How do people in matrix “bridge” or direct leadership roles deal with stress from working in complex and ever-changing environments? What are the practical implications of driving diversity projects - gender, age, sex, class and many others - in media? How do organisation support their “change agents”? How do they keep developing those whose job it is to d…

#economicsDEN The Economist to host the Digital Editors Network’s Spring 2018 meeting on changing business models in publishing

The Spring 2018 meeting of the Digital Editors Network (DEN) will be hosted by The Economist on June 12th. Focusing on changing business models in publishing, the event will examine the trends facing news organisations that rely on subscription and membership based revenue, as well as new revenue models including micropayments. The meeting aims to bring together individuals from across the traditional publishing divide, including editors, journalists, product owners, marketers and senior business decision-makers.

With the decline of advertising, some publishers are increasingly relying on subscription and membership models as a means of generating revenue. This shift has a number of implications for the way publishers operate, and how they interact with their readership. It has also opened the door to more creative subscription models.

"Our summit will look at how publishers can continue to provide and charge for high-quality content in an industry where business models are changin…