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InfoDesk and The Associated Press to Host Brown-Bag Lunchtime Webinar on the Future of News

on September 21, 2017

Introducing AP Information Productivity Solutions for Government Agencies

InfoDesk and The Associated Press (AP) will present a free webinar titled, “The Future of News: Targeted, Mobile and Multimedia,” on Thursday, October 12, at 12:30 p.m. EDT.

Click here to register for the webinar now.


Participants will see the latest methods of delivering news and multimedia, including:

  • Automated Alerts
  • Portals and Widgets
  • Curated Briefings
  • Mobile Apps

Created specifically to aid librarians and other information professionals at government agencies, this 30-minute lunchtime webinar will explore the rapidly changing world of news and some of the latest solutions now being used to deliver and share it.

To register for the webinar click here.

“Driven by the explosion of social media, mobile apps and other disruptive technologies for communicating and sharing news, employees have come to expect the same level of personalized information user experience in the workplace,” said Sterling Stites, InfoDesk CEO.  

“Organizations are struggling to keep pace with all this change and government agencies are no exception,” Stites said, adding, “Indeed, their need for targeted, authoritative intelligence may be greater than ever.”

Register for the Webinar

In this fast-paced, solution-focused webinar, speakers from InfoDesk and AP will demonstrate how information professionals are using new technologies to deliver authoritative intelligence and increase information productivity, focusing on what that means for government agency information professionals.

Participants will see real-life examples of the latest ways of delivering news and multimedia, including automated alerts, portals and widgets, curated briefings and mobile apps.

The webinar features speakers David Rizzo, ‎AP's Director of Government Contracting, and Sean Smith, VP of Marketing and Customer Success at InfoDesk. Together, they bring decades of experience and insight into information services at government agencies.

This webinar was developed as part of the InfoDesk and AP’s series of brown-bag lunch Webinars. The free session is open to all. The recording and slides will be made available to registrants following the event. 

Click here to register for the webinar now.


About AP

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP. On the web:

About InfoDesk

InfoDesk helps organizations integrate, manage and share all of their information resources on a single “content neutral” platform. InfoDesk has been providing actionable intelligence to multinational corporations, government agencies and other organizations since 1999. InfoDesk is based in New York with offices in London, Washington, DC and India. Learn more about InfoDesk. On the web:

Sean Smith
Vice President of Marketing and Customer Success

Topics: Information Professionals, Librarian, Government information solutions