April 4, 2024

Naviga acquires the business and assets of Press Computer Systems

Naviga further strengthens its commitment to providing greater value to the global media market

Naviga Inc., a leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries, today announced it has acquired the business and assets of Press Computer Systems (“PCS”) from National World.

PCS provides Software-as-a-Service technology solutions to a broad range of publishers, enabling closer collaboration across editorial, advertising and production processes. The acquisition represents one more step in Naviga’s commitment to provide the media industry with the ability to derive greater value from their technology investments.

“Naviga’s mission is to maximize the value of our solutions for our customers,” said Scott Roessler, Naviga CEO. “As media companies continue to navigate ongoing cost increases, they must be able to find innovative solutions capable of providing more functionality while integrating seamlessly with other products. By adding the PCS software and team to Naviga, we further enhance the capabilities and costs savings customers can realize through the use of Naviga.”

The acquisition also further strengthens Naviga’s commitment to the global media industry through the addition of more Europe-based resources and customers located in the United Kingdom.  PCS customers will also have immediate access to the existing Naviga ecosystem and community of products and resources. “We are thrilled to welcome the PCS customers and employees to Naviga,” said Michael Moore, Naviga President of Publishing. “We look forward to what we can achieve together and are confident this addition will benefit both the existing PCS customer base and the industry as a whole.”

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Våganavisa in Norway is live on Naviga Publisher

Våganavisa, a member of the Polaris Media Group’s north region, is live with Naviga Publisher. They are the seventh paper in the Polaris group to automate their print production with Publisher. If you would like to learn more about the overall strategy that led Polaris to partner with Naviga, please read our eBook on their approach. And if you want details of where they have seen improved efficiencies, read our case study to learn more.



About Polaris Media Group

Polaris Media is one of the leading media house groups in Scandinavia. The group consists of 48 media houses. Most of these media houses provide websites and newspapers to their local areas.Polaris Media also owns six printing companies and four regional distribution companies in Norway, and one distribution company in Sweden. 

DVV Media Group is live on the Abacus ADvance platform

Four of the brands under the DVV Media Group umbrella went live on Abacus’ ADvance Customer Data Platform. These are Commercial Motor, Truck & Driver, Motor Trader and Transport News. In addition to utilizing ADvance, DVV is also taking advantage of the Bureau Services provided by Abacus. This combination will allow them to deliver on their digital strategy by maximizing engagement, improving personalization and increasing revenue opportunities. 



About DVV Media Group 

The DVV Media Group publishes more than 80 specialty products, including magazines, newspapers, journals, newsletters, books, directories, websites and mobile apps. DVV Media Group has provided these services for leaders in the fields of transport and logistics as well as traffic and mobility for more than 70 years. They have locations in Hamburg, Munich and London. 


About Abacus 

Abacus helps brands and communities grow revenues and improve engagement with personalised offers and experiences across multiple channels and product sets. These product sets include WebVision Cloud, a digital experience platform; ADvance, a customer data platform; and Market Intelligence Platform, a business analytics offering. Abacus joined the Naviga family in March 2022. 

Applied Microbiologist International (AMI) goes live on Webvision Cloud from Abacus

Applied Microbiologist International (AMI), was looking to create a new website full of premium content for their members. They chose Abacus and their Webvision Cloud product to accomplish this goal. One of their primary objectives was to collect audience data from the visitors to the website, so that they could offer more personalized content and communication. The insights they are able to gain will equip them create more impactful content. 



About Applied Microbiologist International 

AMI is an international group of microbiologist seeking to solve global challenges. They bring the microbiology community together across borders and disciplines. They look to the future and nurture those working and studying in the field microbiology field. 


About Abacus 

Abacus helps brands and communities grow revenues and improve engagement with personalised offers and experiences across multiple channels and product sets. These product sets include WebVision Cloud, a digital experience platform; ADvance, a customer data platform; and Market Intelligence Platform, a business analytics offering. Abacus joined the Naviga family in March 2022. 

The Times News Media Group is live on Naviga’s Audience Products

The Times News in Lehighton, Pennsylvania has completed the project to add Naviga Subscribe and Engage to their portfolio of Naviga products. They are also integrating Auth0 for identity management.  

Times News adds these latest modules into an ecosystem of Naviga products that power the other mission critical systems they rely on to produce the news for their readers. In addition to the newest Audience software, they use Naviga’s Digital Content Creation tools, our Advertising suite and our Circulation products. 



About Times News Media Group 

Times News Media Group offers a variety of services to their readers and advertisers.  These include nine newspapers and advertising options such as Facebook Sponsored Advertising, Digital Billboards and Digital Newspaper Racks. They are the news source for the Lehigh Valley region via the Times News, Lehigh Valley Press, tnonline.com, lvpnews.com and social media channels. 

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12 January 2023

Let’s create with IBM & RSG Media

Learn how RSG Media partnered with IBM to develop, test, and deploy tools that offered the client a centralized platform to host all data. The partnership between RSG Media and IBM helped the client reduce turnaround time for advanced reporting needs and increase revenue by over $20 million annually through optimized programming budgets.

7 December 2022

RSG Media Partners with invenioLSI to Design a New Solution that Enables the Media Industry to Streamline Financial Workflows

RSG Media announced today that it has partnered with invenioLSI to design a new integrated solution that enables the media entertainment industry to streamline finance workflows and improve efficiency of processing transactions related to the production and distribution of film and television content. The automated solution leverages best-in-class SAP technology while combining RSG Media’s Rights Version 4 and the invenioLSI Content Financials solution.

To learn more about the integrated solution between RSG Media and invenioLSI, please reach out to Theodore X. Garcia at sales@rsgmedia.com

3 November 2022

ZINIO Partners with MotorTrend Group for Launch of the Hot Rod Digital Archives

ZINIO, the leading technology platform for digital magazines, has partnered with MotorTrend Group to digitally convert and provide access to over seven decades of the iconic HOT ROD Magazine, the most recognized brand in the world of high-performance cars since the brand was founded in 1948. HOT ROD will celebrate its 75th anniversary by providing free access to more than 70 years of prized archival content. Coinciding with the start of the SEMA Show on November 1st, classic car fans around the world can access the HOT ROD Digital Archives by registering for a free account at MotorTrend+.

Access to the content is delivered via the ZINIO Mobile Reader, embedded within the MotorTrend mobile app, and available on iOS and Android.


8 September 2022

RSG Media Announces RSG Audience—Unified Intelligent Inventory Management Platform for Audience Forecasting/Marketing Research, Programming, Advertising, and Promotion

RSG Media Systems revealed today that they will present RSG Audience 2.0 at IBC 2022 in Amsterdam. As legacy broadcast & cable companies struggle to maintain profits in an increasingly fragmented media marketplace, RSG Audience uses machine learning to help them grow audiences, and more effectively monetize them, with radical insights into viewer behavior.

RSG Audience, their SaaS, machine learning driven analytics and optimization platform, helps companies by accomplishing three critical goals.

For more information on RSG Audience, and to meet us at IBC please write to info@rsgmedia.com

30 August 2022

RSG Media Announces RSG Rights for Small & Medium Enterprises

RSG Media Systems revealed today that they will be unveiling at IBC 2022 in Amsterdam a multitenant SaaS version of their industry leading RSG Rights platform to meet the needs of small and medium media, entertainment, and licensing companies. RSG Rights, widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive rights and rights financials system on the market, served the very largest enterprises.

With this new move, RSG Media is giving small and medium companies access to the full set of functionality they need to compete in today’s market, where, in the past they only had lightweight solutions to choose from.

23 August 2022

New integration for Naviga Book and Subscription customers streamlines sales tax on orders

Naviga announced today that it has partnered with Avalara (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of tax compliance automation software for businesses of all sizes to automate sales tax calculations for Naviga Book and Naviga Subscription customers. This integration enables publishers using an ERP to automate their sales tax for orders and returns.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Avalara in order to offer this integration to our customers,” said Bill Everitt, General Manager of Book and Commerce at Naviga. “Naviga clients who use Avalara are able to save time and easily streamline sales tax on orders without needing to worry about the backend calculations.”

5 July 2022

RSG Media Bests MIT, NYU, and Carnegie Mellon to Take Home the 2022 INFORMS RM&P Section Practice Award

RSG Media has been announced as the winner of the 2022 INFORMS RM&P Practice Award for their advancements in the science of pricing and revenue management for using machine learning & predictive modeling to schedule television advertisements more profitably.

Led by academics and experts in the field of operations research, the RSG Audience team showcased how their proprietary Log Optimizer ‘micro-places’ ad units to deliver on campaign guarantees, while honoring all deal constraints and avoiding under and over-delivery.

7 June 2022

ZINIO Announces the Launch of Audio Digest, a Narrated Compilation of a Magazine Issue’s Top Articles

ZINIO today announced they have released ZINIO Audio Digest, a new turn-key solution enabling publishers to create a human-narrated audio version of a magazine issue using premium voice-over talent. The solution offers readers a whole new way to experience magazine content, giving them the chance to listen to a selection of featured articles from an issue in a podcast-style format.

Each Audio Digest is 30-60 minutes in length and typically includes 3-10 articles, along with an intro. The resulting audio can be produced and delivered as a single compiled edition or as individual audio files for each article.

17 May 2022

Naviga Announces Expansion into the Asia-Pacific Market

Naviga Inc., announced today that it has expanded its presence into the Asia-Pacific market, allowing the company to better meet the needs of businesses in the region with localized engagement and customer support.

Plans to expand into the APAC region were initiated due to an increased demand for Naviga’s products and services. The new office, located in Sydney, Australia, is the company’s 18th global location. Naviga will be offering the entire suite of their Content Engagement Platform in Asia-Pacific, which includes numerous digital first and print technology solutions for advertising, content management, audience engagement, and digital distribution.

20 Apr 2022

RSG Media Unleashes the Only Rights Management System that Unifies Media & Entertainment Content with Consumer Brand Licensing + Financials and Talent Payments

RSG Media has announced the release of RSG Rights v4, the world’s only comprehensive rights and rights finance system for media, entertainment and licensing industries that combines both content and merchandising rights in a single 360° system, bringing together rights, rights finance, programming, talent payments, and real-time avails reporting.

Now, as content and IP rights grow more complex than ever, RSG Media’s rights management solution provides a common truth and enables media entertainment and licensing companies to pinpoint what they should do to fully exploit the rights that they own.

22 Mar 2022

Naviga Selected by Bayard Inc. to Provide an Innovative Bulk Subscription Solution

Naviga Inc. today announced that they were selected by Bayard Inc, a 140-year-old international publisher of periodicals, books, and worship & devotional materials, to provide an innovative solution that drives bulk digital subscriptions.

Bayard’s business initiative utilizes Naviga’s Fulfillment Portal. This product allows Bayard to provide real-time delivery of bulk digital subscriptions, with the ability for subscription owners to grant entitlements underneath that subscription to other individuals. This offers a solution for remote learning, where classrooms needed a secondary option for delivering bulk materials to students after COVID-19 changed the learning landscape. While teachers can still manage subscriptions for traditional print fulfillment, they now also have the ability to manage and grant entitlements to their students who need access to digital learning materials outside the traditional classroom setting.

17 Mar 2022

Naviga and Sophi.io Named Finalist in the 2022 INMA Global Media Awards

Naviga named as a finalist in the 2022 INMA Global Media Awards, for automating the print production process with Sophi.io at Agderposten, which saw a 66% total savings in time and resources after implementation.

Naviga Inc. was announced as a finalist in the 2022 International News Media Association (INMA) Global Media Awards in the category of Best Innovation in Newsroom Transformation. The nomination highlights Naviga’s joint solution with The Globe and Mail’s automation and optimization engine Sophi.io for automating print production: Naviga Publisher powered by Sophi.io. This solution allowed Agderposten, a daily newspaper located in Norway, to gain efficiencies while reducing costs and freeing up resources in the newsroom.

8 Mar 2022

Naviga acquires Abacus to further expand the digital subscription capabilities of its innovative Content Engagement Platform

Naviga Inc., a leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries, today announced it has acquired Abacus, a United Kingdom headquartered SaaS digital subscription and audience insight supplier whose customers include major publishers, professional institutions and corporate brands.

Abacus provides a unique proprietary Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Digital Experience Platform (DXP) which may be used independently or combined to form a powerful solution that can drive the entire content delivery process from content creation and production to delivery and audience analysis. The company also provides a complementary set of services, including customer success consultancy and a subscription bureau for order fulfillment.

31 Aug 2021

RSG Media Launches RSG Media Metadata Management (R3M), A Standalone Product Information Management Tool Tailored to the Needs of Media & Entertainment

RSG Media Systems has announced the beta launch of R3M designed to enable Operators, Platforms, Programmers, and Studios to manage the metadata associated to their content assets in one place. The descriptive metadata about these assets has grown increasingly important with the explosion of OTT platforms competing for subscribers. These platforms rely on robust metadata to drive personalization and recommendations.

About RSG Media
RSG Media believes in using both art and science to deliver radical insights and deeper connections to drive the evolution of the media ecosystem. It drives clients’ revenue and profits through rights, audiences, and advertising across platforms using deep analytics, AI, enterprise systems, and expert advisory services. Its customers include TV Networks, MVPDs, Studios, VOD & OTT Services, and Brand Licensors.


29 Jul 2021

Naviga is proud to announce that the Pacific Daily News has gone live on the Naviga Ad Platform.

The Daily News chose to modernize from their legacy ad platform in April of 2021. With a tight deadline to leave their old environment, they were able to go live in just 90 days! Modules implemented include: CRM, Digital and Print Order processing, Billing, Collections and a Classified Advertising Self Service Portal. In addition, The Daily News implemented Naviga’s CircPro module to manage their Circulation.

The Naviga Ad System is a suite of modules that cover all aspects of the Advertising cycle, from sales to orders to cash. Naviga Ad is a cloud based system hosted in AWS, enabling users to work from anywhere via a standard web browser.

About the Pacific Daily News

The Pacific Daily News, located in Hagåtña, Guam, is a daily newspaper printed seven days a week. In February 2021, the Daily News was purchased from Gannett by local businessman Kaleo Moylan, driving the need to move to a new platform quickly and efficiently. Their first publications date back to 1950. Visit the Pacific Daily News at https://www.guampdn.com/

7 Jun 2021

Sophi.io Wins Two INMA Global Media Awards

TORONTO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophi.io, The Globe and Mail’s artificial intelligence-powered optimization and prediction platform, was announced as a winner of the International News Media Association (INMA) Global Media Awards in two categories, Best Use of Data to Automate or Personalize, and Best in Show for North America.

“The INMA Global Media Awards focus on excellence across all areas of the media business,” said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “I’m particularly pleased that Sophi’s fully dynamic, real-time, personalized paywall won in two categories, and that Sophi’s ground-breaking automated print laydown technology was nominated for its use with Naviga and Agderposten.”

31 May 2021

RSG Media Announces Four Content & Brand Licensing Rights Avails-Reporting Engines Designed to Power Programmatic Systems and Marketplaces

RSG Media, a Naviga Company, announced today that, in an industry first, it had launched a suite of avails reporting engines designed to meet the demands of programmatic rights for Sales, Exhibitions, On Demand Services, and Compliance Avails across both content rights and brand licensing for consumer products.

27 May 2021

RSG Media Debuts Programmatic Participation Solutions

RSG Media’s new solution will manage royalties, revenue sharing and commissions automatically.

6 Apr 2021

Naviga acquires RSG Media to expand the capabilities of its innovative Content Engagement Platform

The addition of RSG Media adds content rights management, audience growth and advertising revenue optimization to Naviga’s digital solution set and further diversifies its global media portfolio

24 Mar 2021

Announcing Naviga’s User Conference: Navigate 2021

Join executives and end users from some of the world’s top media, publishing and enterprise organizations to hear directly from industry thought leaders, subject matter experts and Naviga customers on how to navigate the muddy waters of business transformation and modernization in an increasingly digital world. It’s your opportunity to connect with your peers and other customers, as we share strategies, best practices and actionable insights for driving scalable growth— all while networking in the entertainment capital of the world!

3 Mar 2021

Naviga Inc. expands its global reach through acquisition of Miles 33

 “We’re excited to welcome Miles 33 and its customers to the Naviga family,” said CEO of Naviga, Scott Roessler. “Miles 33’s patented technology combined with Naviga’s Content Engagement Platform will further advance the capabilities available to publishing teams operating in today’s complex environment and allow those teams to use a single and unified platform to drive audience engagement, advertising sales, content management and digital media commerce.” 

21 Oct 2020

Moody’s Corporation acquires Acquire Media business from Naviga, Inc.

Enhanced focus will allow Naviga to grow, innovate and invest in its Content Engagement Platform solutions for media organizations globally.


25 Oct 2020

Naviga Partners with Sophi.io to Automate the Print Production Workflow

Introducing the industry’s only smart AI/ML technology that automates the print production workflow, enabling newsrooms to drive efficiencies and focus on content creation.

15 Jul 2020

Puls Biznesu Expands Digital Capabilities with Naviga’s Content Solutions

Naviga announces that Puls Biznesu, the leading financial media group in Poland, has contracted to implement Naviga Writer, Creation Tools and Open Content. The solutions will modernize the Puls Biznesu newsroom with a streamlined platform for creating, enriching and publishing content across all media channels.