Category Archives: Single Sourcing

Recording of Our Webinar on Integration between DITAToo and FrameMaker Is Now Available!

Thanks to everyone who attended our joint webinar with Adobe “Comprehensive DITA Pubs & CMS Solution with FrameMaker & DITAToo DITA CMS”. If you couldn’t attend the event, don’t worry! You can watch the recording here. And here are minute marker notes that the host of the webinar, Maxwell Hoffman, took during the presentation so Read More …

From Crawley with Love

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As you already know, this year we were exhibiting and presenting at the Congility conference in Crawley, UK. This was our first time there, and I’ve never regretted we were a part of this amazing event. The organization was just great, and all the presentations I attended were extremely interesting and useful. We’ve got many Read More …

Webinar: Making DITA Content Management Easy and Affordable with DITAToo DITA CMS

Working with DITA without a content management system is theoretically possible. But as the amount of your content grows, the need to search, track content reuse, handle content variations, publish to multiple output formats, and manage translations becomes critical. Yet you probably don’t have big budgets and time to implement a big CMS. Attend this Read More …

How We Converted 134 MS Word Documents with Very Special Requirements to DITA

As you probably know, one of the cool features of DITAToo is an ability to automatically convert even unstyled MS Word documents to DITA (and if you are still not aware of this feature, you can watch a video on Converting Word Documents to DITA). In many cases, the way the conversion works out-of-the-box is 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 …

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 …

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 …

DITA for Small Teams: Does Size Matter? Check Out This Case Study

Recently, there has been a series of discussions in LinkedIn on whether DITA can bring a return-on-investment (ROI) for small teams. Most of people participated in the discussion agreed that even teams of 1-5 writers can benefit from DITA. I totally agree that the size of a team alone isn’t the factor that influences the Read More …

Generate .ditaval Files from DITAToo’s Publishing Profiles and Publish DITA Content Outside of DITAToo

As promised, today I want to talk about a new feature that lets you easily publish DITA content outside of DITAToo. I think this feature will be especially useful for FrameMaker users who want to use FrameMaker publishing capabilities to produce a PDF output instead of generating a PDF through the DITA Open Toolkit. In Read More …

Use Publishing Profiles to Produce Different Outputs Based on DITA Conditional Attributes

Today I want to tell you how DITAToo 1.6 helps you produce different outputs from the same DITA map based on conditional attributes. Let’s suppose that I’m documenting a product that has different editions (say, Professional and Enterprise). Because the product can work on different operating systems (say, Windows and Linux), there’re slight variations in Read More …