Metadata is one of the most important factors in making the most of your DITA XML-based content environment. Whether you’re converting legacy content into DITA or creating new structured content, it’s important to know what metadata (or data about data) your files will keep track … Read More
This post provides an overview of techniques you can use to handle conditional content in DITA. The need for complex conditions is a common reason organizations choose DITA as their content model. As conditional requirements get more complex, the basic Show/Hide functionality offered in many … Read More
A DITA implementation isn’t merely a matter of picking tools. Several factors, including wrangling the different groups affected by an implementation, are critical to successfully managing DITA projects. Note: This post assumes you have already done a content strategy analysis, which determined the DITA standard … Read More
In this webcast recording, Alan Pringle discusses key factors for DITA implementation success. Alan touches on the following issues: Good and bad conversion strategies Information architecture and content modeling issues Wrangling the various factions (authors, implementers, IT, and executives) CMS evaluation and vendor management
In this webcast recording, Sarah O’Keefe discusses content strategy and the role of DITA in content strategy.
What DITA elements are available for syntax diagrams? And how does one go about using them?
In this webcast recording, guests Alyssa Fox (NetIQ) and Toni Mantych (ADP) discuss their differing DITA implementation decisions.
In this webcast recording, Sarah O’Keefe gives an overview of DITA, one of the major structured authoring standards in tech comm. You’ll also learn about DITA concepts, the business case for DITA, and typical scenarios where DITA is used.
The problem: DITA does not provide a default mechanism for encoding context-sensitive help information. This article discusses a new approach that avoids specialization and provides a maintainable approach for context-sensitive help mapping.
In this webcast recording, George Bina shows you how to create DITA content from zero to a full deliverable using oXygen. The full deliverable leads to multiple publishing formats.