Upcoming Events


CMS/DITA Europe Conference
November 5-6, 2018
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The IDEAS Winter Online Conference will be held January 22-23, 2018. Call for Speakers is now open!

CMS/DITA North America Conference
April 15-17, 2019
Durham, North Carolina. Call for Speakers is now open!

Past Conferences

RIDE Conference
Was held September 26, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario

Past Webinars

Connecting a chatbot to your technical content, beyond the demo. Myth and reality.


Minimalism: Creating Information People Really Need
November 7-8, 2018: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Developing a User-Centric Content Strategy
December 4-5, 2018: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

and more..

Center for Information-Development Management


Do you need information development help from a group of industry professionals with years of experience in industry best practices? Are you looking for a new way to network with other information developers?

The Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) brings together the most highly skilled and talented managers in the field of information development from across the US and internationally to facilitate the sharing of information about current trends, best practices, and developments within the industry, from information development to training and support.

Founded by Dr. JoAnn Hackos and now led by Dawn Stevens, an international expert and leader in the management of design, development, and dissemination of information to customers and employees, CIDM

  • conducts benchmark studies among member organizations and others in the information development industry
  • sponsors information-development and management research
  • circulates industry best practices, studies, and other resources through the Best Practices newsletter, the CIDM website, Information Management News, online seminars, annual conferences, and research white papers
  • holds three annual conferences to promote networking, best practices, education, and development

Welcome New CIDM Member—Polycom

Polycom‘s goal is to help you unleash the power of collaboration by providing a superior user experience, technology that’s easily integrated into your business and the flexibility you need. Polycom is obsessed with creating a simple, superior user experience across every solution and ensuring a consistent and seamless experience for every worker in your organization whether they’re on the go, working at home or in the office. They put the user at the center of everything they do.

Learn more about CIDM (Center for Information-Development Management).

LinkedInCIDM’s LinkedIn Group is growing exponentially! Join more than 3,300 members today to take part in informative discussions about our industry.

In the News

Subscribe to be notified of CIDM events and other news.

Monthly CIDM eNews – October


Our next managers’ round table will be Wednesday, October 10th at 2pm EST. To sign-up, contact us.

DCL Newsletter – September/October 2018

Dawn Stevens will be presenting at LavaCon 2018!

DevLearn 2018

Adobe Summit 2019

More announcements.


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