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DITA Quick Start Webinar Series: System Architecture of a Basic DITA Toolset

In this webinar, you will learn about the software, integration and customization which enable you to effectively author, manage, localize, publish and share your DITA XML content. We will review how each tool fits into the content lifecycle and discuss options for an incremental DITA XML implementation using a basic toolset as the starting point.

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DITA Quick Start: Migrating to DITA: Defining Your Style Sheet Requirements

Presenters: Joe Gelb, President and Yehudit Lindblom, Project Manager, Suite Solutions


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DITA QuickStart Webinar: Defining Your Conversion Requirements

Converting existing content into DITA can help you reap the benefits of your new DITA documentation system and reach your target return on investment (ROI) more quickly. A quality conversion can also provide your authors with a solid foundation and benchmark from which to create new content, based on familiar, pre-existing material. In this webinar, Yehudit Lindblom and Joe Gelb from Suite Solutions will discuss the conversion process and steps to prepare specifications for your legacy conversion:

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DITA Redux

Nearly two and a half years ago, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) officially approved the Darwin Information Typing Architecture Standard 1.0, completing the transition from many years of software development at IBM, reaching back to the mid-1990’s before the introduction of XML.

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DITA Resources from Arbortext

For a better understanding of DITA, please read the recent series of articles on DITA that were published in Arbortext's XML Publishing Network newsletter:

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DITA Reuse Explained with LEGOs - The Movie

At the DITA Europe Conference 2009 I talked to different people about how to explain
the benefits of DITA to someone in the documentation business, who does not know the basics of DITA. We talked about LEGOs to symbolize topics, and that made me start thinking...

The result is now on

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DITA Reuse Strategies

From STC 2005

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DITA Specialization Demonstration

Movie of a "live" version of DITA Specialization Tutorial, presented to the Central Texas DITA Users Group (CTDUG) by Eliot Kimber (aka Dr. Macro) of Really Strategies.

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DITA Specialization Workshop - Full Day

Michael Priestley, one of DITA's architects at IBM, provides an introduction to specialization and a practical demonstration including structural specialization, domain specialization, and output customization.

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DITA Success Story: ICOS Vision Systems and SiberSafe - An Interview with Patrick Willekens

In this exclusive interview with Scott Abel of, Patrick Willekens of ICOS Vision Systems shares lessons learned, success factors, and recommendations for others who are thinking of making a move to the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA).

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