The term single-sourcing is too simplistic to describe today’s content creation environments.
This post is also available in PDF format. Out of the box, the DITA Open Toolkit (OT) looks as though it’s localization-ready. The HTML and PDF plugins contain strings for over 50 languages. So it would seem that all you have to do is specify … Read More
Coauthored by Bill Swallow and Gretyl Kinsey This post is also available in PDF format. The challenge of global markets In 2015, S&P 500 companies sold 44% of their products outside the US.1 Without a global market strategy, companies are passing up nearly half their … Read More
Coauthored by Sarah O’Keefe and Gretyl Kinsey This post is also available in PDF format. Commissioned by Adobe Systems, Inc. (What does this mean?) Organizations can no longer funnel people into convenient pre-sales and post-sales categories. They need to align their content creation efforts for marketing and … Read More
Coauthored by Sarah O’Keefe and Alan Pringle This post is also available as a white paper, which you can read in PDF format. First published in 2001. Structured authoring and XML represent a significant paradigm shift in content creation. Implementing structured authoring with XML allows … 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