Get Rid of the Nits! Improving Content Quality By Using Automated Tools

Speakers

Kristin Kronstain Brown
Team Lead, IBM Corporation

Start

March 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM

End

March 28, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Get Rid of the Nits! Improving Content Quality By Using Automated Tools

This session is designed to empower content development teams to run automated tests and improve the quality of their deliverables. With a bit of code, anyone can build tools that identify common content nits. You might configure automation tools to:

– Check for broken links – Test accessibility
– Process translation files – Run a review instance of your content
– Check last modified dates for outdated content
– Apply filtering
– Apply content reuse
– Post Slack updates that contain stats from those scans for quick perusal every morning Through this session, I will provide a few tools and ideas for how content teams can get started automating CLI tools they use already and develop new tasks.

Learning objectives:
– Discover that common tasks can be automated.
– Describe tooling that can be used to develop automation.
– Apply the outlined methodology to make automation goals achievable.
– Collect code examples that can be built upon.
– Find education and support.

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