Tools, New Media and Technology

Jan
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FLOWER POWER: DAISY WIKI-BASED CONTENT AND TRANSLATION MANAGEMENT

Case studies demonstrate how two groups use Daisy, an open-source content management and publishing platform, to publish structured help for two Web products with very different business requirements. Both systems were rolled out with short lead times and have reduced costs by supporting re-use, re-purposing, and translation management.

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Jan
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DITA SPECIALIZATION: WHY WOULD I DO THAT

The words DITA and Specialization are often linked, but is specialization really required in order to use DITA? What is it, and when is it really a good idea? We will go over the basics and then discuss the process IBM uses when deciding when to specialize.

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Jan
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CSS3, MEDIA QUERIES, AND RESPONSIVE DESIGN

It’s no longer possible to build separate sites for all the different devices that your audience uses. Media queries along with liquid/fluid layout techniques allow you to easily make a single site that automatically adapts its design to each user’s device so that it looks good and works well in whatever screen space is available.

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Jan
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CREATING VISUAL HELP AND TRAINING USING ADOBE CAPTIVATE

Adobe Captivate lets us easily create screen movies for use for training, marketing, online help, and more, and is quick to learn and inexpensive. This session describes Adobe Captivate’s uses, features, and outputs. It then illustrates some of those features by creating a simple but real movie in real time

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Jan
0

CLIMBING THE LEVELS OF COLLABORATION

Groups can take action quickly thanks to tools that amplify group communications such as blogs and wikis. Let’s walk through three hands-on examples that illustrate levels of collaboration: Information Sharing, Cooperation, and Collaborating with a Book Sprint. If you want advanced wiki and community growth techniques, this is the session.

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