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Panel: Tools and Development: Courtship, Commitment, and Relationship Goals

The demands for content creation and delivery today often necessitate far more than the simple desktop publishing programs of the 80s and 90s. Instead, companies must invest in a full content ecosystem that might include authoring tool, content management system,…

Inside Out or Outside In

From the company’s perspective, it is important to clearly document and describe how each of the functions and features work. From the users perspective it is important they understand how to use the technology to benefit themselves. The challenge for…

The Art of Minimalism

When is a little too little and when is too much too much? Answering this question can lead to confusion and frustration for writers. If you are feeling this way, you are not alone. But what can the arts teach…

Mix & Mash: Reaction Cinema at ConVEx

What is this? This a new and inventive networking event being held at ConVEx Live 2020. MIX AND MASH MEALTIME Enjoy demonstrations of how to prepare yummy drinks and meals from your peers. Recipes and shopping lists will be emailed…

Using Warehouse Files to Improve the Overall Findability of Your DITA Content

Can a comprehensive index be created in a modern DITA XML publishing environment made up of hundreds of tiny files? And how can an editor and indexer be incorporated into the DITA environment for better consistency and findability of content?…

The future is decided by your actions today

How do you know what the future holds? How do you know what to do to make sure you’re ready for it? Do you invest in skills? Do you buy a tool? Take a class? What? How do you prepare…

How Do I Pick the Right Tool for Me?

So many tools to choose from! So many messages from so many vendors. Everyone saying they are the right one! One size does not fit all and one solution is not right for everyone! How could it?! How do you…

Conference notes from: DITA Best Practices BOF lunch at CMS DITA NA 2015

Tracy Baker and I had a full table and intense discussion on the topics on the minds of the people in attendance. Real time issues and ideas for possible solutions. Topics ranged from reuse strategies to getting started to review processes to getting…