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Migrating unstructured content to structure
There are several ways to convert your unstructured content to a structure such as DITA XML. You can do it in-house, of course, if you have the resources available. It will usually involve writing, adjusting, and maintaining scripts to do the heavy lifting. The more formats the content is in, the more scripts you will need.
Alternatively, you can gather up all your content and send it to a vendor to convert it for you. It is often better to let a specialist do the work so you don’t have to. But it may mean a content freeze for some time while the conversion is undertaken. […]