Recorded on June 15, 2022

The Future of Documents is shaped by a fundamental change in how information is exchanged. This future sees a shift from traditional ‘e-paper’, formatted and optimized for reading by humans, towards semantically tagged information – exchanged in an open digital format. In this talk, we will share examples from industries that have a history in structured content – such as publishing and technical documentation – as well as from industries that are ‘newer to the game’, such as pharma and financial services.

  • The Future of documents, – structured content and semantics from niche to mainstream
  • Define Structured Content. What is it, and why is it so fundamentally different from formatted documents?
  • What drives organizations to move from traditional authoring towards structured content authoring
  • How can industries learn from each other? – Discussing benefits and features.
    • Content automation
    • Documents as data
    • Component based authoring
    • Future of documents

Presented by Jan Benedictus

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Jan Benedictus is Founder and Managing Director of Fonto. His experience goes back to the late 1990’s when he started working in the field of online and digital publishing. In 2014, he started Fonto – with the mission to make structured content authoring available for everyone.

Fonto, now part of RWS, is the leading provider of user-friendly tools for structured content creation, editing and review. Jan is a regular speaker on the subject of The Future of Documents; sharing Fonto’s experiences and insights from working with structured content in various industries.