A proof-of-concept phase is often the key to unlocking the budget for an entire content strategy project. When defining the scope and goals for a proof of concept, don’t forget your team will still need training.
In this podcast, Alan Pringle and Sarah O’Keefe discuss the shift in training priorities. In the past, companies would train employees to avoid dependence on Evil Outside Contractors. Today, companies don’t want to invest in training their employees (“They might leave!”), so instead they farm … Read More
More than 900 people have signed up for our free DITA courses on LearningDITA.com—thank you! You’ve had a basic introduction to DITA and learned how to write concept, task, reference, and glossary topics. Now you can learn how to collect those topics and establish relationships … Read More
Thanks to everyone who has signed up for LearningDITA.com and taken the free Introduction to DITA course. The introductory course offers a high-level overview of DITA. Want a deeper dive into the DITA information types (concept, topic, reference, and glossary)? Today, we are releasing our … Read More
Our new DITA learning site, LearningDITA.com is now live with its first course, Introduction to DITA.
One of the major challenges in implementing DITA projects is training. Although we (and others) offer fabulous live, instructor-led training, there is also a need for asynchronous learning–where can a student go to learn DITA independently? To address this need, Scriptorium is starting an open-source effort to … Read More
Answer? I don’t know, but The Content Wrangler is conducting a survey to find out. Here’s the announcement: 2009 is a touch economic year for most of us. Companies are cutting back on nice-to-have purchases and focusing in on what’s necessary. This survey conducted by … Read More
As many of you know, we have been offering technical training for quite some time now. We have traveled all over the U.S. and Canada, and occasionally farther afield, to deliver classes. We have hosted students in our classroom from near and far, including Australia, … Read More