WebCenter Customer Spotlight: Elsevier

Author: Peter Reiser - Social Business Evangelist, Oracle WebCenter

 Solution Summary

Elsevier is a the world’s leading provider of science and health information and serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide.

Their mission for this project was to support authors, editors and reviewers with the best possible web-based content submission, editorial and peer-review system available in their specific field of expertise. 

Elsevier worked with the Oracle partner Wipro to roll out Oracle WebCenter Content for storing all back-end content, and Oracle Business Process Management (BPM) to implement a flexible, intuitive, intelligent and enterprise scale user-centered workflow solution.

The implemented solution is the foundation for a new editorial platform for all the editing across all printed material sold by Elsevier and  provides a seamless collaborative environment for
7,000 editors, 500,000 reviewer and 600,000 authors that are collectively producing 2,000 books per year.



Company Overview
Elsevier is a the world’s leading provider of science and health information and serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. Elsevier is a global company headquartered in Amsterdam, employing more than 7,000 people in 24 countries. They develop online information solutions that help professionals achieve better outcomes. Elsevier publish around 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 books and major reference works. 

Business Challenges
Elsevier's mission for this project was to support authors, editors and reviewers with the best possible web-based content submission, editorial and peer-review system available in their specific field of expertise. They were looking for single platform to allow editors, reviewers and authors to collectively produce 2,000 books per year.


Solution Deployed
Elsevier worked with the Oracle partner Wipro to roll out Oracle WebCenter Content for storing all back-end content, and Oracle Business Process Management (BPM) to implement a flexible, intuitive, intelligent and enterprise scale user-centered workflow solution. The modular design allows to easily and quickly add new features and integration points.


Details about the implemented solution can be found here

Business Results
The implemented solution is the foundation for a new editorial platform for all the editing across all printed material sold by Elsevier and  provides a seamless collaborative environment for 7,000 editors, 500,000 reviewer and 600,000 authors that are collectively producing 2,000 books per year.

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