Stilo DITA Knowledge Series [ARTICLE]: I got my XML back. Now what?

Written by Jacquie Samuels, Writing Wise

Article abstract:

If you’re new to DITA conversion projects or you’re planning on converting content soon, then you should give some thought to all the pieces that go into a successful conversion. A well thought out content strategy will help guide you through the process of conversion, but if you haven’t considered all the minutiae, this article will help fill in the blanks.


  • Review the conversion
  • Gather metrics
  • Identify and fix content that needs work
  • Load into a CCMS (optional but usually recommended)
  • Apply re-use strategy
  • Apply metadata strategy
  • Work on publishing
  • Conclusion

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