Looking Beyond Agile: Structured Content Development and the Iterative and Incremental Development Methodology

March 3, 2021 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm GMT
Presented by Keith Schengili-Roberts, Content Specialist and Information Architect, Precision Content
This webinar is free.

Precision Content’s Keith Schengili-Roberts will talk about the current state of Agile and structured content, and also give an introduction to the Iterative and Incremental Development (IID) methodology, a recent Agile offshoot that works well for technical writing teams. If you are wondering about what the impacts are of working with Agile or are simply looking to optimize your DITA-based documentation processes, this presentation is for you!

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Controlled Vocabulary, Taxonomy, Ontology: Which do I need?

March 9, 2021 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm GMT
Presented by Dawn Stevens, President, Comtech Services, Inc. and Rik Page, Sales and Marketing Director, Bluestream
This webinar is free.

Ironically, the terms utilized to describe a vocabulary of words used to organize and catalog information within a content corpus often are used inconsistently or interchangeably. However, each term represents a point, on an increasing scale of complexity and resulting data richness and applicability. In this two-part webinar, Dawn Stevens of Comtech Services defines key points along this scale, comparing and contrasting the scope and domain to which each term applies, suggesting when each might be used, and recommending the processes for creating it. Dawn is joined by Rik Page of Bluestream, who will demonstrate real-life examples of each in use. Participants will gain clarity about the approach required to make content more accessible for their users.

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Web-based XML editing with Xeditor

March 17, 2021 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm GMT
Presented by Carles Aguiló-Collado, Head of Sales, Xpublisher GmbH
This webinar is free.

Xeditor is a professional online XML editor based on state-of-the-art web standards. With Xeditor, structured, semantically correct content in XML format can be created intuitively, efficiently and without technical knowledge. By enabling authors to work together on structured content from any location at any time, Xeditor helps companies put efficient workflows in place. This way, companies are able to take advantage of all the benefits of standardized content – such as automated further processing – without the need for costly training for authors.

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Expert’s Guide to CCMS Assessment

March 24, 2021 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm GMT
Presented by Divraj Singh, Senior Solution Consultant, Adobe Technical Communication and Bernard Aschwanden, Founder, Publishing Smarter
This webinar is free.

Join Divraj Singh, Sr. Solutions Consultant at Adobe, in a conversation with Bernard Aschwanden, CEO at Publishing Smarter, whose organization has done multiple CCMS migrations, to understand the following parameters which will make a CCMS evaluation process easy. They will be leveraging Adobe’s CCMS solution –XML Documentation for Adobe Experience Manager, to showcase some of these workflows; unstructured, XML, DITA, HTML, web vs offline, metadata support, advanced search, versioning, DAM capabilities, and review, translation, task management, content ingestion.

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Content Quality Champions: Single Source Authoring & Simplified Technical English

March 31, 2021 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am PT | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm BST
Presented by Dushko Radevski, Senior Solutions Executive, Jorsek and Berry Braster, Technology Director, Solutions & Technologies, Etteplan
This webinar is free.

In this webinar, learn how the combination of easyDITA’s CCMS and HyperSTE allows you to check your content against your specific style guide, as well as industry standard grammar and terminology rules. The result is not only scalable and single-sourced content, but clear and concise content across the board. Content that’s more cost effective, brand aligned, and ready to attract new customers.

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