The Center for Information-Development Management and Dr. JoAnn Hackos announce a call for participation in the upcoming Content Management Strategies/DITA Europe Conference. The 9th Annual Content Management Strategies/DITA Europe Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre Hotel in Munich, Germany; 18-19 November, 2013. If you are interested in presenting at the conference, please complete the online for at: http://www.infomanagementcenter.com/DITAeurope/2013/callforspeakers.htm before 1 August, 2013.
I attended several sessions on metrics, including the conference keynote, and a few key points jumped out at me:
The wrong metrics can be worse than no metrics at all
Metrics should be stable over time to allow for tracking
Start by figuring out what decisions you need to make – then gather the metrics you need to make that decision
Showed the results so far to one of the developers yesterday, output to multi-page xhtml, and came away with some useful questions. Selecting the <prolog> and then Help > Show content model – I'm so pleased with my choice of editor – pointed me in the direction of prodinfo and reminded me about critdates, and output to Web Help added navigation and docset search …
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