Three companies collaborated in close partnership with Sky Publishing to develop our fourth-generation Web site for astronomy enthusiasts, SkyandTelescope.com. These partners: Highchair Designhaus (design), Clickability (content management), and Interactive Factory (Interactive Sky Chart) helped to provide strategic and project direction, design feedback, and editorial content.
Third-party partners include Monster Commerce, the e-commerce engine that drives ShopatSky.com, ProQuest Archiver, our magazine archive solution, and MarketGrabber by AlphaPlex, the software provider for our classifieds section.
Clickability is the leading single source provider of on-demand Web content-management software, delivering award-winning, fully integrated hosted solutions to the top names in the publishing and enterprise worlds. Clickability's solutions are in use by more than 400 publishers including: The Wall Street Journal, CNN Interactive, TIME, and Popular Mechanics. Clickability is headquartered in San Francisco.
About Highchair Designhaus
Highchair Designhaus (HCd) is a small Providence, RI, firm that provides design solutions for a wide variety of clients. J. Hogue, HCd's founder, has been working in the design field for 10 years, and James Re, HCd's resident designer and code wrangler, has been designing websites and interactive projects as well as magazine content for five years.
About Interactive Factory
Interactive Factory has been working with New England's publishers and educational institutions since 1992. IFactory specializes in Web design and engineering, CD-ROM development, strategy, and custom corporate training. The workshops division of IFactory has been keeping New England professionals up to speed on the latest Web-design software and techniques since 1994.
About Monster Commerce
Beginning in 1998 with fewer than 25 employees, MonsterCommerce has grown to become a front-runner in the e-commerce industry with over 150 employees, and have joined forces with Network Solutions to expand their Internet services. MonsterCommerce has over 5,000 e-commerce customers using their shopping cart services that earned them a nomination as a finalist for the 2005 Codie Awards for Best eCommerce Solution.
About ProQuest Archiver
ProQuest Information and Learning is a world leader in collecting, organizing, and publishing information for researchers, faculty, and students in libraries and schools. It is widely known for its strength in business and economics, general reference, genealogy, humanities, social sciences, and STM content. The company develops premium databases comprising periodicals, newspapers, dissertations, out-of-print books, and other scholarly information from more than 9,000 publishers worldwide. Users access the information through the ProQuest(R) Web-based online information system, Chadwyck- Healey(TM) electronic and microform resources, UMI(R) microform and print reference products, eLibrary(R) and SIRS(R) educational resources, and Serials Solutions e-resource access and management solutions. ProQuest(R) Smart Search was named "Best Specialist Search Product" by the International Information Industry Awards in late 2005.
YellowBrix is a pioneer in real-time information delivery and a leading provider of targeted news and business intelligence services. YellowBrix provides a complete, single source solution of the best content and content management technologies needed to empower your organization through real-time information intelligence. At YellowBrix, we know that in order to stay competitive, make better decisions and increase your bottom line, your organization needs critical business news and intelligence in real-time. That's why leading Fortune 2,000 companies, government agencies, NGOs and middle-market companies turn to YellowBrix to support their critical information and business intelligence needs.
AlphaPlex, Inc. is a Web development and Web design company based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, that has become recognized as a leading provider of high quality Web sites and Web based systems.