Upcoming Free DITA Webinars from Comtech Services Inc.

JoAnn Hackos at DITA Europe 2010 Upcoming Free DITA Webinars from Comtech Services Inc.

JoAnn Hackos

The folks at Comtech Services Inc. are doing a series of three free webinar sessions on DITA. These ones seem to be aimed primarily at those who are either just starting out in DITA, or are looking to compare notes and get a better understanding as to what industry best practices are when it comes to putting DITA XML into production. They are all hosted by industry expert JoAnn Hackos, who is also the founder of the Center for Information-Development Management, which organizes the popular Content Management Strategies/DITA North America conferences (with the next conference scheduled not long after the conclusion of these free webinars).

Here’s the specifics on them:

Crossing the Chasm with DITA Part 1: Get Ready … Get Set
Date: January 19, 2012, 1pm EST
Fee: FREE
In this webinar, we trace the progress of many organizations from the early phases of Exploration, Preparation, and Education through genuine progress with Pilot projects and implementing a Component Content Management System to keep everything in line, through the Conversion of legacy content to a new way of structuring and managing information for the Enterprise.
Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/538806486

 

Crossing the Chasm with DITA Part 2: Now Go
Date: February 23, 2012, 1pm EST
Fee: FREE
Follow the story of organizations that have successfully moved through the early phases to Pilot Project that prove their business case. Understand the requirements for component content management systems and the challenges of legacy conversion. Know how organizations have proved their return on investment.
Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/538300414

 

Crossing the Chasm with DITA Part 3: Next Grow
Date:March 22, 2012, 1pm EDT
Fee: FREE
Learn what the innovators and early adopters have done to change the focus to customer delivery and enterprise adoption. Follow the course of key companies that are using the XML DITA standard to take DITA across the chasm to optimized delivery of information using social media and new technology to deliver information at the point of need. Follow enterprise dissemination the shows the original skeptics that everyone benefits.
Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/967591086

 

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"DITAWriter" is Keith Schengili-Roberts. I am a Senior Content Strategist with Yellow Pencil, advising and helping clients with Information Architecture for their web sites and DITA implementations. I was formerly the Manager of a Documentation team within the engineering group for a large firm in the semiconductor industry who took his team into the bright new world of DITA back in 2006. I also worked as its Information Architect, redesigning the content deliverables and moving the group from an unstructured FrameMaker-based toolchain to one that used a DITA Content Management System. If you are looking for help with a DITA implementation, please contact the folks at Yellow Pencil!