Key Concept Archive

Designing Content for Dynamic Output to Social Media

They say knowledge is power. Well, Information is King! If you want to keep the crown, then you need to be able to stay ahead of the curve in providing content assets to your end consumers instantly. While fast is good, it’s not enough! The tech-savvy, rapid pace of today’s…

Transforming content strategies to component content management

Your information content is a critical business asset. It is a key differentiator of you, your organization, and what you have to offer customers. For some, it is the first introduction you have to potential new customers and for the rest an integral tool in retaining and expanding your existing…

Podcast Posted: Interview with Barry Schaeffer

This month’s interview is with a legend in the industry: Barry Schaeffer. Anyone who’s been in the SGML/XML industry for any length of time knows Barry Schaeffer. Barry is a frequent speaker and contributor on subjects related to information and content management. His work with structured information began in 1979…

How DITA Transformed Content at Nikon Precision [Arbortext User Meeting]

Nikon Precision Inc (NPI), located in the United States, serves as the sales and service support arm for the Nikon semiconductor manufacturing tools. All design and manufacturing occurs in Japan; therefore, all technical information originates in Japanese. Since NPI is the center for all English language documentation, there are not…

Transformative Approach to Component Content Management

Your information content is a critical business asset. It is a key differentiator of you, your organization, and what you have to offer customers. For some, it is the first introduction you have to potential new customers and for the rest an integral tool in retaining and expanding your existing…

Transform Your Content Strategy for Today’s Media and Beyond

They say knowledge is power. Well, Information is King!  If you want to keep the crown, then you need to be able to stay ahead of the curve in providing content assets to your end consumers instantly. While fast is good, it’s not enough! The tech-savvy, rapid pace of today’s…

Improve your documentation process and achieve 46% higher product revenues

Best-in-class companies achieve 46% higher product revenues by improving information delivery. Over the last several years, now that all the pieces needed for dynamic information product delivery are under one roof, PTC has been working on an application that erases the boundaries between the mix-and-match components that have traditionally made…

DITA is Hard

There’s a trope that says, if you want to do good content delivery, you have to advocate for methodology, not tools. (This is often said in despair by someone dealing with a team of writers determined to find a way to use FrameMaker to make pizza crust.) To that end,…

What is the ROI of XML?

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 1, Episode 6 If you have information about your company’s product or services that needs to be delivered to customers, whether it’s in print or electronic form, chances are you have heard of XML. Are you finding yourself in the position of having to explain to…

Podcast posted: Interview with Todd Nowlan, “Benefits of XML and single-sourcing”

When we were getting ready for the CMS DITA/NA 2010, we reached out to long-time Arbortext customers to find out where they were now, what they did originally, and how they got from point A to point B. Just what did it take to make a successful single-sourcing implementation happen….