March 27, 2013, Swindon, United Kingdom – Stilo International (LSE:STL) today announced that it has extended the range of conversion options for its cloud XML content conversion service, Migrate, adding support for documents authored in DocBook.
In pursuit of the ultimate techCom information architecture
What principles of organizing content should we adopt instead of organizing content in static book like manuals?
Many companies know that customers want new types of content and dynamic delivery but organizations appear hesitant and feel unready to face the challenges. It is a fact that the technical communication community needs to move away from delivering manuals as linear books where content is organized in static arbitrary hierarchies (= table of content). What are the alternatives? Well, the technical communication community can learn much from the academic research community who has used an innovative way of organizing research articles. It is all about making information findable.
The lightweight DITA proposal for DITA 1.3 is starting to come together. The proposal responds to requirements from the community for a lightweight version of DITA to ease adoption by groups who don't need all the features of full DITA.
New client, new challenges … including a rapidly-evolving software product. Different clients are using different versions, bug-fixes and incremental changes affect one or two pages out of a couple of hundred – "Niels!" the developers cry: "what can we do?"