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.
Practical advice for shifting your thinking about resource management, task allocation, and completeness of technical information and adopting the Agile project management approach.
A structured approach to making technical information more accessible by labeling it according to the categories and terminology important to your users.
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.
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.
A systematic approach to defining the management, creation, production, delivery, and assessment of content, while balancing the considerations of organizational goals and capabilities with user needs and expectations.
An introduction to the DITA standard and hands-on practice creating topics, assembling topics into maps, applying metadata, and publishing final deliverables.
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.
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.
The goal of technical writers and editors alike is producing consistent, accurate, and complete information products. Reaching this standard requires a systematic approach to condensation, organization, and correction of the copy. Work through the five levels of editing and gain strategies and tips for creating cleaner content.
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.
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.
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.
Learn and practice planning techniques and research-based writing methods to write clear, concise, well-structured business and technical content.
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.
Comtech provides three types of workshops: public onsite, private onsite and online. Find out which type of workshop will meet your team’s training needs.