DITA Best Practices: 10 Things You Can Do To Help Ensure Success

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Jenifer Schlotfeldt, Senior Content Strategist, Designer & Architect, IBM

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You’ve made the decision to move to DITA, now what? Where do you start? What should you know up front? What are the pitfalls in implementing DITA? How can you avoid those pitfalls? Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and my special guest, content strategy maven, Jennifer Schlotfeldt, IBM, for a presentation designed to highlight best practices to help ensure DITA project success. Attendees will learn: • Ways to ensure the creation of effective topics • How to properly architect content and assemble topics into information that is retrievable, organized, and reusable • Several “in the trenches” solutions for ensuring quality implementations, including guidance on content conversion About Jennifer Schlotfeldt Jenifer Schlotfeldt is a senior content strategist, designer, and architect at IBM. Jenifer leads a team of software engineers and content designers that owns the Bluemix Learn Experience. Not only is the team supporting continuous delivery of the Bluemix Docs, but it also embraces DevOps and Design Thinking practices. She is also the co-author of "DITA Best Practices: A Roadmap for Writing, Editing, and Architecting in DITA," published in 2011.
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