How to Change Your Technical Publications Department From Cost Center to Revenue Center by Adopting DITA

Speakers

Alex Masycheff
CEO, Intuillion Ltd.

Start

August 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM

End

August 10, 2016 - 3:00 PM

DITA is well-known for rich content reuse and multi-channel publishing capabilities as well as for possibilities to significantly reduce translation costs. But DITA is much more than that. DITA lets you reach goals and create a value that you just would not be able to achieve without DITA at all.

It’s about automation of work that is currently done manually. It’s about connecting content silos in the organization and creating a common ground for a barrier-free information and knowledge exchange across your company. It’s about turning technical publications departments from a cost center to a revenue center. It’s about producing new types of deliverables that would not be possible without DITA.

We are going to discuss why companies use DITA and how they benefit from having content in the structured format. We’ll talk about how DITA makes these benefits possible. We are going to go through an end-to-end scenario with actual tools and content to see how content can be authored, published, automated, and managed. And of course, we’ll discuss how to make all these amazing promises a reality and adopt DITA for your company in the most efficient way, considering tight budgets, deadlines, and even skepticism from decision-makers.

The Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) is an XML data model for authoring and publishing. It is an open standard that is defined and maintained by the OASIS DITA Technical Committee.

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