DCL/DCL and CIDM 2017 Trends Survey

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Consumers have more avenues than ever before to find the content they need. Are you trying to decipher how content trends are impacting your business? Do you need to respond to a rapidly changing digital marketplace? DCL and the Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) wanted to know how the changing content development and delivery requirement are affecting your business today. Here's how you and others in the information-development community responded.

Following the Trends 2017 - Is Your Content Ready?


What type of content do you develop today?


What are the tools you use today to create content?


How are you managing your content files?


In what formats do you publish your content today?


How do you deliver your content today?


What is your mobile device strategy?


How do you use social media? What social media platforms do you use?


Are customers able to contribute content to your information website or portal?


How do you expect your content strategy to change in the next two to three years?


What percentage of your content do you plan to publish in electronic form (not in PDF) by the end of 2017?


What formats do you plan to use in two to three years?


How do you plan to deliver your content in two to three years?


What business requirements are driving your move to new delivery mechanisms?


What are the shortcomings of your content as it exists today?


What types of content delivery are your customers asking you to provide?


Is your content ready to support your future plans?


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If you are planning to move to new delivery mechanisms, what are you planning to do?


If you plan to convert legacy content, what challenges do you anticipate?


What must be in place before you can implement your future plans?


What is your role in your organization?


What industry do you work in?