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Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Automated Auditing

Automated Auditing of S1000D Aircraft Manuals

If your company stands as a significant defense contractor, you’re accountable not just to individuals, but to entire countries that depend on your technology and innovation to keep them safe. It’s a tall order that one manufacturer has succeeded in... Read full article: Automated Auditing of S1000D Aircraft Manuals
Agility PR Solutions, Digital Content Strategy

Having a Digital Content Strategy Will Make You Famous

That headline is in jest, but there is some truth to it. We have all heard the saying, “There is no such thing as bad publicity.” That might be true. But there is such a thing as a bad digital content strategy. The worst example of a bad digital... Read full article: Having a Digital Content Strategy Will Make You Famous
Industry Today, Marketing Asset Metadata

Case Study: Enhancing Marketing Asset Metadata

Some of you might remember when the nightly news used to intro or outro their segments with an important audio reminder: “It’s 11 o’clock, do you know where your children are?” The intent was to make you stop, think, and come to the quick conclusion... Read full article: Case Study: Enhancing Marketing Asset Metadata
Industry Today, Semi-Automated

Semi-Automated Conversion Projects: Best Practices

Many users have years or even decades of legacy materials they would like to bring into the 21st century. This could be thousands and thousands of pages of hard copy, PDF, SGML, or even XML that they need to be up to date in order to add it to their... Read full article: Semi-Automated Conversion Projects: Best Practices
Data Center Journal, Making Things Digital

Making Things Digital: How’d They Do That?

Transforming one thing into another is the stuff of fantasy novels and magic tricks, right? Not necessarily. Once grounded in innovation, technology, process and automation, the premise of transformation is not only very real but also a proper... Read full article: Making Things Digital: How’d They Do That?
GCN, Untethering Internal Information

Untethering Internal Information from Paper

It’s safe to say most content developed today is created in a digital format. In the midst of this digital revolution, many agencies have left their non-electronic content behind, trapped in an unstructured or paper format. It’s not just the content... Read full article: Untethering Internal Information from Paper
Manufacturing Business Technology, Why a Content Strategy?

Why a Content Strategy? Speed, Efficiency & Profit for Starters

Manufacturing today is a complicated business requiring a lot of information to be maintained and distributed to all who need it. You have a lot of content in the form of design documents, repair and maintenance manuals, training materials, OSHA... Read full article: Why a Content Strategy? Speed, Efficiency & Profit for Starters
Digital Book World, 2016 Digital Publishing Survey

DCL and Bowker Publish 2016 Digital Publishing Survey

Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL), which converts content into digital formats, and Bowker, the official U.S. provider of ISBNs, released the results of their 2016 Digital Publishing Survey. One of the primary takeaways is the worry over... Read full article: DCL and Bowker Publish 2016 Digital Publishing Survey
Book Business, Build Better Metadata

If You Build Better Metadata, Readers Will Come

Creating or aggregating content and actually getting readers to see it are two sides of the same coin. Without both content and a reliable way for people to find it, the motivation to create or house such content becomes less. One feeds the other.... Read full article: If You Build Better Metadata, Readers Will Come
training, Content Digitization

Content Digitization: 0 to 50 Courses in 16 Months

With the speed at which new products develop and change today, and their increasing complexity, getting training and learning materials together quickly is more critical than ever. The sheer volume of information alone makes going green and mobile a... Read full article: Content Digitization: 0 to 50 Courses in 16 Months
Industry Today, Content Conversion Strategy

Engineering a Sustainable Content Conversion Strategy

Engineering and manufacturing professionals routinely need to access standards documents, and SAE is one of their primary resources. SAE made use of Data Conversion Laboratory’s automated conversion system, which quickly and easily converts content... Read full article: Engineering a Sustainable Content Conversion Strategy
Information Today, Accelerating Content Demand

How to Relieve the Pressure of Accelerating Content Demand

Publishers in all industries, especially those delivering scientific, technology, and medical information and products, feel the pressure from customers to make content available anytime, anywhere, on any device. Publishers need to manage that... Read full article: How to Relieve the Pressure of Accelerating Content Demand
training, Your Training Program

Your Training Program Doesn’t Have to Be Locked in a Paper Prison

I asked a colleague’s daughter who was interning with us last summer what she thought of when I said the words, “training materials.” Her answer didn’t surprise me. In conjuring up her vision of training materials, she used words and phrases such as... Read full article: Your Training Program Doesn’t Have to Be Locked in a Paper Prison
Data Center Journal, Flexible Content Formats

Industry Outlook: The Role of Digitization and Flexible Content Formats

Industry Outlook talks with Mark Gross, President of DCL, about the importance of digitization and choosing a flexible format for storing content.
Information Management, Reinvent Content

Reinvent Content to Expand Revenue Opportunities in a Digitized Landscape

While the trend in recent years has been to focus on the cloud, a majority of companies still maintain their own data centers or a combination of their own supplanted with a portion of cloud space/storage. Years’ worth of content resides in these... Read full article: Reinvent Content to Expand Revenue Opportunities in a Digitized Landscape