Upcoming Events



The IDEAS Summer Online Conference – Judicious Editing will be held July 24-25, 2018.

Best Practices 2018 Conference
September 10-12, 2018  Seattle, Washington

CMS/DITA Europe Conference
November 5-6, 2018

Past Conferences

CMS/DITA North America 2018 Conference
April 23-25, 2018
Denver, Colorado


7 Steps to Choose a CCMS with a High ROI
August 7, 2018 12 pm ET

How Intelligent Content and a unified Content Strategy can drive your Customer Experience Strategy
August 14, 2018 12 pm ET

and more..

Past Webinars

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Following the Trends: 2018

and more..


Developing a User-Centric Content Strategy
August 6-7, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Advanced Reuse Strategies
August 9-10, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

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—Precision Content

Precision Content Authoring Solutions Inc. is a full-service solution provider to medium- and large-scale organizations around the globe seeking help to better understand and solve their content challenges. Our core services involve designing and implementing innovative, scalable, and sustainable solutions for authoring, managing, and publishing high-value content.

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 – July


Our next managers’ round table will be Wednesday, August 8th at 12pm EST. To sign-up, contact us.

Dawn Stevens will be presenting at LavaCon 2018!

DCL News – June 2018

DevLearn 2018

Adobe Summit 2019

More announcements.


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