Archive - Nov 2008



DITA Groups on The Content Wrangler Community

You can find a wide variety of groups that focus on DITA on The Content Wrangler Community, the global network for content professionals. Membership is free and requires online registration. Each group is moderated by an industry expert. Some of the most popular groups include:

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DITA Metrics: Developing Cost Metrics

You’ve read all the papers (and attended all the webinars) on return on investment (ROI) for XML and you get it. You’ve already concluded that moving to the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) will likely save you tons of time and money. But management says, “Prove it!”.

This paper helps you determine the cost portion of the ROI calculation. What are my costs now? What will my new costs be with DITA? And what is the difference—my savings?

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Managing Content and Producing Output with the Eclipse IDE

Presentation at the 23 July 2008 meeting of the RTP DITA Users' Group by Tom Ed White, Tekelec.

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DITA 1.2: Understanding the upcoming release

Presentation at the 27 August meeting of the Central Texas DITA User Group and the RTP DITA Users' Group by Robert Anderson, IBM, Chief Architect of the DITA Open Toolkit.

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The DITA Troubleshooting Specialization

Presentation at the 25 June 2008 meeting of the RTP DITA Users' Group by Carolyn Inkster, IBM.

The DITA Troubleshooting Specialization (TSS) was released by IBM in 2007. Consistent, quality troubleshooting documentation is extremely important to customers and support costs. Come learn about the process the team went through to develop the architecture and specialization itself as well as how to use the specialization with the DITA Open Toolkit 1.4.

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