The decision to implement DITA—or not—should be made after careful consideration of the business value that DITA brings to your organization.
The tekom conference is in full swing. My presentation slides are below.
I delivered this presentation on October 2 at Lavacon 2010 in San Diego. Many thanks to the noble souls who showed up at 8 a.m. (!) on a beautiful Saturday (!!) morning.
There’s been a ton of discussion about the various organizations, especially STC, recently. With established associations, it can be difficult to take a completely fresh look because of the constraints of structure, organization, and tradition. So, I thought I’d ask this question: What does your … Read More
In a post entitled, “Dueling Pianos: Do We Need STC?”, Kristi Leach writes this: And maybe it’s time to start thinking about funding more regional conferences with lighter footprints rather than one, large conference. (Release Notes blog) Lots of great discussion in that post and … Read More
My presentation for the STC Summit in Dallas is finally done. The session, “Managing in an XML environment,” is scheduled for Tuesday, May 4, at 4 p.m. Central time. I hope to see you in Dallas, but if you can’t make the conference in person, … Read More
Michael Hughes, IBM ISS Security Systems Yay, I finally get into a session. Wireframes can be high fidelity (rendered dialog box that looks like the real thing) or low fidelity (sketch on a bar napkin). Fidelity actually has several components: appearance, medium, and interactivity. Low … Read More
Simon Bate and I will be attending WritersUA this year. I will be mainly camped in Scriptorium’s exhibit booth. Hours for that are Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm and Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm. Please stop by when you get a chance. Simon … Read More
The information you can get from a conference presentation is usually available online—in blogs, webcasts, forums, and/or white papers. So why should you invest the time and the money to attend an event in person? In the end, there’s something very powerful about eating and drinking … Read More
In addition to our November event on localization, we are adding another webcast in December. I’ll be presenting Strategies for coping with user-generated content on December 8 at 11 a.m. Eastern time via GoToWebinar. This event is free but registration is required. Here’s the description: … Read More