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DITA Implementation

Visit our DITA Implementation Roadmap for Best Practices and additional information on how Comtech can help.

Comtech provides a full-range of training, consulting, and support for any group moving to DITA. With a staff of DITA technical experts, Comtech enables organizations to implement the DITA DTDs, create specializations, develop XSL-FO and other style transformations, manage DITA for translation, and adapt DITA production processing to your requirements. We offer a DITA workshop series, in addition to our regular offerings in structured writing, minimalism, and content management strategies. Comtech sponsors the leading DITA conferences in the US and Europe with Content Management Strategies/DITA North America and DITA Europe, bringing together successful publications experts and leading product vendors.

Comtech information design and technical experts provide you with the support you need to get started quickly with DITA. We work with your staff to support their efforts or set up your DITA implementation and train your staff to take over. We tailor our support to what you need, which might include any of the following:

  • Helping you develop your business case for moving to DITA
  • Training your information developers in structured writing, minimalism, and topic-based authoring
  • Helping you set up an information architecture team
  • Developing your information architecture through a detailed analysis of your content.
  • Creating the DITA specializations you require
  • Assisting you in establishing new information-development processes
  • Creating stylesheets for PDF, HTML, and other DITA output
  • Setting up your DITA publishing processing and training your production specialists
  • Developing a DITA integration with your localization service provider
  • Working with your leadership team to develop and implement a change management plan

DITA Pulse

Check out these links for the latest DITA news:

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Websites

dita.xml.org: DITA XML.org is the official community gathering place and information resource for the DITA OASIS Standard, an XML architecture for designing, writing, managing, and publishing information. It includes the best-practices publications of the DITA Adoption Technical Committee.

DITA Technical Committee: This is the official public web page of the DITA Technical Committee. This committee is responsible for developing the specifications for the DITA standard. The most recent publication is the DITA 1.2 standard.

DITA Adoption Committee: This is the official public web page of the DITA Adoption Technical Committee. This committee is responsible for educating the global marketplace on the value of DITA for document creation and management.

Developer Works: The IBM Developer Works Library includes articles on the DITA standard written by IBM staff members.

Cover pages: The DITA Cover Pages are hosted by OASIS but has not been updated recently. Use it as a source for some of the original material introducing the DITA standard.

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