Author: Sydney Jones

What are production metrics, and why should we measure them? In a nutshell, production metrics provide the ability to:Set more accurate project estimatesGood from a project management standpointJustify need for more resources (tools/people)Production metrics make it much easier to make effective arguments...

Ericsson and DITA Many customer product information groups at Ericsson are dependent on organization and product areas. Ericsson delivers customer product information continuously and in several tracks for a large number of software and hardware products.Ericsson has a legacy base of information content to be updated...

A content set grows organically over time. It’s created over many years, by many writers with many different writing styles and degrees of detail. In many cases, the content creators are no longer part of your company. Their content, however, lives on.It’s possible the content...

Miss out on our webinar? Join DITA expert Keith Schengili-Roberts and Sari Eklund of Ericsson to discover the secrets behind deriving useful DITA production metrics. Watch Webinar Topic DITA Reuse Metrics as a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Date and Time Date: March 5, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT SpeakersKeith Schengili-Roberts Senior DITA Content...

MONTREAL (PRWEB) January 29, 2019 A new series about IXIASOFT CCMS, DITA, and the techcomm industry. The team supports a growing interest and demand for DITA in Europe. IXIASOFT, a global leader in technical documentation solutions based on DITA, is thrilled to announce the expansion of its European...

DITA XML can be daunting, especially for newcomers from authoring environments like MS Word. The fundamentals of good technical writing, however, are embodied in the DITA standard. Once you wrap your head around a few simple concepts, it is not as hard as it first...

An Intro to DITA DITA stands for Darwin Information Typing Architecture, and is an XML-based open standard for developing, managing, structuring, and publishing content both for print and the web. DITA is not just a standard but a methodology—some might even call it a philosophy. Unlike...

For technical writers, the DITA standard represents three main things: a) a set of templates to follow, b) mechanisms for reuse and c) conditional publishing.   A Closer Look at the DITA Standard Contrary to popular belief, DITA authoring is simple. DITA for writers is neither a tool...

Miss our webinar? Watch the webinar and download DITA Specialist Leigh White's content inventory spreadsheet to get better control over your content. Description What does it mean to undergo a content audit? Why is a creating a content inventory so important? Learn the myriad benefits of cleaning up your content...

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