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All Workshops Offered

Advanced Reuse Strategies



A deep-dive exploration of all DITA reuse mechanisms, including conditional processing, conref, conref range, and conref push, keyref and conkeyref, branch filtering, and scoped keys.

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Applying Agile Management to Information Development

Practical advice for shifting your thinking about resource management, task allocation, and completeness of technical information and adopting the Agile project management approach.

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Content Management Strategies



A complete roadmap of the steps and decisions required to define and implement a new content management strategy within your organization.

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Content Management Strategies - Online Course


This 3 week online course offers a complete roadmap of the steps and decisions required to define and implement a new content management strategy within your organization.

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Creating an Effective Information Taxonomy



A structured approach to making technical information more accessible by it according to the categories and terminology important to your users.

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Developing a Web and Mobile Content Strategy


Guidelines for transforming technical content to be accessible, easy to read, attractive, and responsive on the web as well as on mobile devices, while still fully supporting user goals.

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Developing a Web and Mobile Content Strategy - Online Course

This 6 week online course provides guidelines for transforming technical content to be accessible, easy to read, attractive, and responsive on the web as well as on mobile devices, while still fully supporting user goals.

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DITA Basics - Online Course



This 6 week online course provides a comprehensive overview of the DITA 1.3 standard, introducing the common information types and elements used to create technical documentation.

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DITA Boot Camp



An all-inclusive, intensive week of minimalism, structured authoring, and DITA training designed to equip and prepare authors for producing technical content using DITA topics and maps.

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DITA Getting Started



An introduction to the DITA standard and hands-on practice creating topics, assembling topics into maps, applying metadata, and publishing final deliverables.

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DITA for Learning and Training


An introduction to the DITA standard and hands-on practice specifically for creating training content, including training plans, student materials, instructor guides, and learning assessments.

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Information Modeling for Topic-Based Authoring

A strategy for defining the architecture of your technical content, including the information types required, the elements they contain, and metadata, mapping, linking, and reuse strategies.

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Minimalism: Creating Information People Really Need

Practical application of the four principles of minimalism to select appropriate content for your users, structure it consistently, author it for easy understanding, and make it readily accessible.

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Optimizing the DITA Authoring Experience


Design guidelines for making it as simple as possible for your authors to create and publish content that conforms to your information model and authoring guidelines.

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Optimizing the DITA Authoring Experience - Online Course

This 6 week online course provides design guidelines for making it as simple as possible for your authors to create and publish content that conforms to your information model and authoring guidelines.

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Publishing for DITA



A hands-on walk-through of the essential DITA fundamentals, programming skills, and DITA Open Toolkit configurations required to style and publish DITA XML source.

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Structured Authoring for DITA

Guidelines for structuring technical content into discrete, standalone topics that conform to the DITA standard.

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User and Task Analysis for Information Design

Techniques for learning about your users, their goals, and their work, and creating personas that will serve as a decision-making tool throughout the life-cycle of your project or product.

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