The publishing software knkPublishing has successfully gone live at Norstedts Juridik (Karnov Group) in Sweden after a six-month implementation project.
knkPublishing now supports the whole product life cycle for print and digital products at Norstedts Juridik.
“We chose knkPublishing because it fully supports our media independent and streamlined product and project management processes,” states Therese Järnankar, Director of Business Development & Products at Norstedts Juridik. “knkPublishing and its graphical milestone planning, guides us through all our product planning and publication processes. Having done a thorough investigation of the market, we could see that knk were one of very few vendors having the features, functions and integration needed to support our vast pipeline and production. Also, the new system increases transparency throughout the product life cycle and across all departments.”
Norstedts Juridik (Karnov Group) the leading provider of legal information services in Sweden, implemented the following modules of knkPublishing: knk Editorial and Production Management, Metadata Management, Content and Project Management, knk’s Graphical Milestone Planning as well as knk’s interface framework (knk Integration Platform). In addition, there are plans for further parts of Norstedts Juridik’s value chain to be supported by knkPublishing.
Norstedts Juridik (Karnov Group) opted for deploying knkPublishing in the Azure cloud. As a Managed Services Provider, knk oversees the technical and application management of the cloud installation.
“We had a very ambitious time schedule for our first project phase”, explains Sven Wischhusen, COO of knk Business Software AG. “It was possible to go live after just six months because of the impressive commitment of Norstedts Juridik’s key users and the project implementation teams on both sides. When we began the project in May 2019, the Norstedts Juridik project team had already documented processes, data sources, user stories and requirements. This high-quality preparation work not only saved a lot of time right from the start, but constituted a solid foundation for the whole project. In addition, the Norstedts Juridik IT team took care of a major part of data migration and interface development using the knk Integration Platform themselves. This was another important success factor for the go-live at the end of November 2019.”
About Karnov Group
Karnov Group is a leading provider of mission critical information in the areas of legal, tax and accounting, and environmental, health and safety in Denmark and Sweden. With brands such as Karnov, Norstedts Juridik, VJS, Notisum, Change Board Member/Legal Cross Boarder, and Forlaget Andersen, Karnov Group delivers knowledge and insights, enabling more than 60,000 users to make better decisions, faster – every day. With offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Malmö, Karnov Group employs around 240 people. Net sales in 2018 amounted to SEK 715 M. The Karnov share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Mid Cap segment under the ticker “KAR”. For more information, please visit www.karnovgroup.com
About the knk Group
The knk Group serves about 450 customers in the publishing and media industry all over North America, Europe and Asia and has offices in the US, UK, France and Germany.
knk develops and implements knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software in the world. It complements the range of services provided by Microsoft Dynamics 365 with publishing-specific functionality for book, magazine, as well as specialist publishers and is based on the latest Microsoft technology. The software integrates and connects Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Flow, Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM) and can be used in the Microsoft Azure cloud as well as on-premise, and can either be perpetually licensed or rented via subscription. In addition, the knk Group offers BI, CRM (knk365 for Media Sales), Customer Engagement (knk365 Market Insights) and Marketing Automation (knk365 Marketing Automation) solutions dedicated to meet the publishing and media industry’s needs.
In addition to knkPublishing and the knk365 solutions, Bradbury Phillips International Ltd, the most established provider of Rights and Royalty software for Publishers and Literary Agents, and the solution, VM Verlagsmanager – the market leading advertising, subscription and circulation management software in Germany – are brands of the knk Group.
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