Good news: The technical problem of integrating marketing and technical content has been solved. Bad news: The hard work is just starting. The design-focused marcom perspective and the structure-focused techcomm perspective need to co-exist and co-create.
If you had told me in July 2015 that LearningDITA would have 10 courses and be available in three languages, I wouldn’t have believed you. Since the site’s initial launch, it’s grown from a single course to a major resource for those who need to … Read More
Coauthored by Sarah O’Keefe and Alan Pringle This post is also available 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 organizations to enforce content organization requirements. The addition … Read More
Thinking about migrating unstructured content to XML? Take a hard look at your existing desktop publishing workflow. The maturity of your DTP process will have a big impact on a move to XML. Following a template-based DTP workflow is not just about implementing best-practice processes. … Read More
$0.21 per word. That’s the average cost in the US to translate content into another language according to Slator, a translation news and analytics site. That number is not speculative; they analyzed the costs per word from over 80 actual proposals gathered by the US … Read More