DITA Newsletter 1.8

DITA Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 8, March, 2008


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KMWorld Magazine Lists® in the “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” for Second Consecutive Year

March 4, 2007 – Bedford, NH – ( today announced that KMWorld Magazine, a leading publisher for the e-content industry, has once again recognized them as one of the “100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management” for 2008. This is the second consecutive year that has received this prestigious award, which is compiled by knowledge management practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors and their customers and colleagues.

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DITA and wiki hybrids - they’re here

Lisa Dyer and Alan Porter presented at last week’s DITA Central Texas User Group meeting, and both told tales of end-user doc written and sourced in DITA, with wikitext in mind as an output. About 20 people attended and we all enjoyed the show. I wanted to post my notes to follow up, and I’ll post a link to slide shows as well.

This post covers Lisa Dyer’s presentation on a wiki sourced with DITA topics. I’ll write another post to cover Alan’s presentation.

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JustSystems Makes DITA Maturity Model Available as Free Web Download

JustSystems announced the “DITA Maturity Model” is now available as a free download. Co-authored by JustSystems and IBM experts, the DITA Maturity Model defines the industry’s first graduated, step-by-step methodology for successfully implementing DITA. 

The DITA Maturity Model divides DITA adoption into six levels, each with its own required investment and associated return on investment.

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X-Pubs 2008 Announces 'Customer-Centric' Focus

The X-Pubs 2008 conference to be held in London on June 22-24 will focus on how Web 2.0, DITA, CMS and S1000D can re-invent your customer's content experience. "If you are going to invest in XML-related technologies such as DITA, Component Content Management (CCMS), S1000D, the customer experience should be high on the initiatives priority list." said Noz Urbina, XML Content Management Consultant and member of the topic-review board for X-Pubs.

Read more Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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