CIDM News and Events
Minimalism: Creating Information People Really Need
December 7-8, 2016
San Diego, California
Creating an Effective Information Taxonomy
January 31- February 1, 2017
Developing a Web and Mobile Content Strategy
February 2-3, 2017
Applying Agile Management to Information Development
February 22-23, 2017
San Jose, California
Agile Practices for Standards Development: GSIM, LIM, and the DDI Use Cases
Presented by Arofan Gregory, Aeon Technologies
November 10, 2016, 11am EST
Continuous Delivery is not Just for Software
Presented by Jennifer Chew, Nuage Networks
November 29, 2016, 12pm EST
Short Descriptions Shouldn’t Be a Tall Order: Writing Effective Short Descriptions
Presented by Keith Schengili-Roberts, IXIASOFT and Joe Storbeck, JANA
November 30, 2016, 12pm EST
Get Keyed Up About (DITA 1.3) Keys!
Presented by Leigh W. White, IXIASOFT Technologies
January 12, 2017, 12pm EST
Previewing SDL Trados GroupShare 2017—effective teamwork, made easier
Presented by Neil Ferguson, SDL
November 3, 2016, 1pm EDT
Behind the Scenes: Translating Your Perfect Content
Presented by Scott Carothers, Kinetic theTechnology Agency
November 15, 2016, 1 pm EDT
Understanding the Impact of the Internet of Things on Service Information
Presented by Etteplan
November 22, 2016, 10am EST
|Our next managers’ round table discussion will be the first in a series on the Information Process Maturity Model. Join us on Tuesday, November 8th at 2pm EST. To sign-up, contact Lovonya Thomas.
The Zoomin Newsletter – November 2016
IXIASOFT Sponsors and Presents at Major Tech Comm Events in Germany
Zoomin Named to “ECONTENT 100” List of Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry
Radiometer is looking for a Technical Publications Department Manager (Denmark)
IXIASOFT DITA CMS 4.3 is Now Available for IXIASOFT Customers Worldwide
What if we had written the ISO/IEC/IEEE 26531 Component Content Management Systems (CCMS) Standard in a DITA CCMS?
Simply XML October Newsletter
Working with Millennials
JoAnn Hackos, Comtech Services, Inc.
We had a terrific panel discussion at the September 2016 Best Practices conference on working with Millennials, moderated by our own millennial, Brianna Stevens. The discussion revolved around several myths that people attribute to millennials.
Read the article.
Transforming Text to Diagrams. Part 1: Automated Generation of Troubleshooting Flowcharts
Alex Masycheff, Intuillion Ltd.
Do you sometimes feel, when reading a long multi-step procedure with multiple choices, that you’d rather see it as a flowchart that graphically shows what you need to do?
Well, you are not alone. The proverb “A picture is worth one thousand words” exists for a reason.
Read the article.
The Future of Content—Interview with Michael Rosinski
The Content Wrangler
The following article discusses the future of content with Michael Rosinski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Astoria Software, a cloud-based, component content management system (CCMS). Rosinski, a veteran of the content management space, talks with The Content Wrangler about innovation, computing, and how content—and those who produce it—will be impacted by artificial intelligence.
Read the article.
|Welcome New CIDM Member—Komatsu America
Komatsu America Corp. is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America also serves forklift and forestry markets. Through its distributor network, Komatsu offers a state-of-the-art parts and service program to support its equipment. Komatsu has proudly been providing high-quality reliable products for nearly a century.
Learn more about CIDM (Center for Information-Development Management).
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