Category Archives: Cms

Recording of the Joint Webinar with Adobe on FrameMaker and DITAToo DITA CMS Is Now Available

Our joint presentation with Adobe on FrameMaker and DITAToo DITA CMS was a great success! We’ve attracted a lot of interest and got a very positive feedback. Pavel Shulga, our CTO, has demonstrated how a combination of FrameMaker and DITAToo can give you an out-of-the-box integrated solution for authoring, publishing, and managing DITA content. Pavel Read More …

Joint Webinar with Adobe: Introducing an Integrated Solution for Authoring, Publishing, and Managing DITA with FrameMaker and DITAToo DITA CMS

As you already know, last week, we’ve announced that DITAToo DITA CMS is now tightly integrated with FrameMaker 11. With our new DITAToo-FrameMaker connector, you can access the DITAToo content repository and work with the files directly from within the FrameMaker user interface. This gives you an out-of-the-box integrated solution where you use FrameMaker for Read More …

DITA Publishing with DITAToo DITA CMS

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You may enjoy DITA content reuse capabilities, but in the end of the day you need to produce a nicely looking output. In early February, Keith Schengili-Roberts, the author of the DITAWriter blog, updated his list of DITA output samples. You can see it here to get an idea of what you can achieve. Publishing Read More …

Watch the Recording of Our Latest Webinar on DITAToo DITA CMS Online

In early January, in association with Metapercept Information Solutions, our implementation partner in India, we conducted a webinar on DITAToo for the audience in India. During the webinar we briefly talked about key DITA concepts and then did a live demo of DITAToo. We focused at some DITAToo’s key capabilities, including: Automatic conversion of a Read More …

Can Enterprise Software Become Plug-and-Play?

For many years, enterprise software wasn’t a plug-and-play sort of thing. It required complex implementation, tricky configuration, and much training. What you got from the vendor wasn’t a ready-to-go product, but a generic platform that you had to customize. Instead of getting a ready solution out-of-the-box, you had to build it in first place. Yes, Read More …

How DITAToo DITA CMS Helps Small and Medium-Sized Teams Benefit from DITA – Meet Us at the 14 STC India Annual Conference

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In two weeks from now, on December 1, Amit Siddhartha of Metapercept, our implementation partner in India, and myself will be presenting our DITAToo DITA CMS at the STC Conference in Bangalore. In our presentation, we’ll be focusing on how DITAToo helps small- and medium-sized documentation teams solve various content management challenges that DITA may Read More …

Publishing from DITAToo through DITA OT version 1.6

As you know, DITA Open Toolkit (DITA OT) version 1.6 has significantly improved the overall performance, especially when publishing large documents. The Release Notes for DITA OT 1.6 state that “building the DITA 1.2 Language Specification to XHTML takes just over 1/3 of the time as with the previous release (tests show an improvement of Read More …

DITAToo Goes East! Meet Us at the 14th STC India Annual Conference on November 29-December 1 in Bangalore, India

Together with our implementation partner and reseller in India, Metapercept Information Solutions & Consulting, we’ll show you how small- and medium-size companies that don’t have a big budget for expensive CMSs can still benefit from DITA. Join us at this presentation and you’ll see how DITAToo automates and facilitates most of the tasks that any Read More …

New Features and Improvements in DITAToo Are Coming!

I’m excited to share with you some hot news happening here, at DITAToo, right now. We are already working on the next release of DITAToo and building plans for the future. We are all very enthusiastic about how DITAToo is adopted and used by our customers and want to make it even better! Today I Read More …

Using the “Five Whys” Method to Discover Your Content Needs

The method of “Five Whys” takes its name from the investigative approach of asking “Why?” five times to understand the root of the problem. The answer on the first “why” will prompt another “why” and so on until you get to the real problem. By repeating “why” five times, you can gradually move from a Read More …