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Structure and Collaboration

Is there a way to make it easier for casual contributors and collaborators to produce structured content? With the right combination of techniques and tools, we cannot only bring structured authoring within the ability of all contributors; we can make it easier for them to contribute using structured rather than unstructured methods.

Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, for a free one-hour web presentation with special guest, Mark Baker, author of "Every Page is Page One" (2013 XML Press). Mark will highlight some of the techniques you can use to simplify structured authoring and involve more contributors including:

• Treating content capture as a separate function and optimize for ease of use
• Hiding application semantics
• Fitting content semantics to the author
• Collecting the minimal necessary structure
• Fitting the interface to the task
• Hiding the tags; showing the structure

Biography

Mark Baker is a content strategist and content engineer who helps organizations produce content that matches the way people seek and consume information on the web today. He is the author of “Every Page is Page One: Topic-based Writing for Technical Communication and the Web.” He writes the well-regarded blog, Every Page is Page One http://everypageispageone.com.
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