Technical communicators are excited by technologies that enable them to create, store and share content more rapidly than ever before. However, while technology may enable, content still rules. Discover the hidden costs of poorly written content, and the reasons why it can derail even the most promising CMS initiative.
In 2012, easyDITA conducted a survey of the current state of collaboration in information development organizations. Despite widespread DITA adoption, most review happens in PDF. This presentation discusses DITA-based collaboration best practices and demonstrates emerging technologies that improve the speed and effectiveness of review and collaboration.
How does a team of content strategists rework a 60,000-page municipal website to bring it down to a fraction of the size while increasing its effectiveness? A panel discussion discusses the framework for the project, and the processes and tensions that drove the project to a successful launch.
Listen and interact with panelists to discover ways to apply your tech comm skillset to jobs that might surprise you. Learn how to bring added value to what you already know.
Many technical communicators operate as freelancers or independent consultants. But what does it take to grow a technical communication business, with a staff, management structure, and resources to serve many concurrent customers and take on large-scale projects? Each member of this panel has taken a company to the next level. Come to hear how you […]