Collaboration Scenarios for Technical Documentation

Presented by: George Bina, Syncro Soft SRL
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm GMT
This webinar is free.

In this presentation, we will explore a few collaboration scenarios that show how to implement continuous improvement loops for published documentation, how to integrate documentation as part of the product development workflow, and how immediate collaboration can take place.

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Using DITA for Small Technical Documentation Teams

Presented by: Radu Coravu, Syncro Soft SRL
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm BST
This webinar is free.

Implementing DITA with a small team of technical writers does not have to be expensive or difficult to set up. We’ll go through the steps of implementing a DITA solution using GitHub for storage and workflow and Oxygen XML Editor for editing. We’ll also look into how
you can automate publishing and receive feedback from your end users. As a practical example we’ll look into how editing, collaboration and publishing on the Oxygen XML Blog works.

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Insights from the Adobe Worldwide Technical Communication Survey 2019/2020

Presented by: Stefan Gentz, Adobe
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm BST
This webinar is free.

In this presentation, Stefan Gentz will give insights from the Adobe Technical Communication Worldwide Survey 2019/2020. TechComm professionals from 60 countries participated in the survey. He will discuss the driving factors for enterprises around the world when it comes to technical communication. Why do companies choose to work with structured content, and why do they go for a CCMS? How do they deliver their content today – and how will they provide content tomorrow?

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Docs as Code: Documentation Management Inspired by Software Development

Presented by: Alex Jitianu, Syncro Soft Ltd
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm BST
This webinar is free.

We will analyze a working Docs as Code setup that will be freely available on GitHub afterward so attendees will be able to fork it, work with it, gain a deeper understanding and apply these concepts into their own documentation projects. Although any text-based document format works, we will use a mixed DITA and Markdown project in the demo setup.

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Custom Business Rules for DITA Projects

Presented by: Octavian Nadolu, Syncro Soft Ltd
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm GMT
This webinar is free.

A step by step guide to getting started with Schematron and Schematron Quick Fixes. Schematron and Schematron QuickFix (SQF) languages can be used to improve efficiency and quality when editing DITA documents. You can define actions that will add complex structure in your documents, or make modifications in multiple places or actions that will convert a structure into another. These changes are made by keeping the document structure valid and conforming to your project specification and will help the content writer add content more easily and without making mistakes.

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