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 www.blip.tv.


Let me know what you think (you are allwed to giggle).

The video explains how DITA XML can allow you to reuse content in your
It illustrates the concept using....
- LEGOs = Topics of content
- Paper = Maps (Outline of a deliverable or part of a deliverable)
- Bowl = Content Management System (or other storage)
- Camera = Deliverable Production Setup

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