• Authoring Standards-Based Intelligent Content the Easy Way with Lightweight DITA

    Based on the committee note “Lightweight DITA: An Introduction,” of the three flavors of LwDITA, MDITA sort of seems to be the "runt of the litter." It looks suitable for creating a new topic, but if the topic is then edited as XML or HTML5, the topic might not then have a lossless transformation back into a Markdown editor. Is this likely to be how it works out in the long term? Will MDITA remain less expressive than XDITA and HDITA – handicapped by its being a version of Markdown? Or do you have some ideas for making MDITA as expressive as the other flavors?

  • Creating Profitable Products Based on Difference and Change

    Join us as we explore how innovative publishers are creating cost-effective new products, which show customers essential changes in publications and technical content.

  • Authoring Standards-Based Intelligent Content the Easy Way with Lightweight DITA

    Attend this webinar as we review Lightweight DITA (LwDITA) which is a proposed standard and methodology for authoring intelligent technical content.

  • Using Structured XML to Power your Learning Content

    Join us to learn how companies are using Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) as the single source to power their learning content, including leveraging learning objectives to drive personalized learning. Dawn Stevens, President of Comtech Services, and Amber Swope, President of DITA Strategies, are co-chairs of the Learning & Training OASIS subcommittee and will explain how DITA can provide the structured foundation for your learning initiatives.

  • Automate to Stay Up-to-Date: 5 Ways to Maintain Your Training Content

    Attend this webinar as we discuss the challenges in keeping your training content up to date and provide strategies to make it easier to keep content current.

  • Data Conversion Laboratory with NISO Broadens Its International Exposure on XML for Standards Publishing and Content Accessibility

    Fresh Meadows, NY – October 9, 2017 – Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) is moderating a panel on October 9th at the “XML For Standards Publishers: A NISO Live Connections Event” in Geneva, Switzerland, expanding the company’s value and expertise in Standards publishing and content accessibility.

    DCL is sponsoring and participating in the event because of the increasing importance of establishing a standard interchange approach in the publishing of Standards. The company is a leading service provider for content and data conversion, and has been instrumental in creating content for a wide variety of Standards organizations.

  • Data Conversion A Key Driver For Better Operations

    The simplest way to explain data and content conversion is that you take an unstructured format like paper and transform it into a structured (or digital) format, like XML for instance. Sounds simple, but it is true. That said, the objective of converting content is anything but simplistic or trivial.

  • The Process Manufacturers Should Follow When Delivering User Manuals in XML

    In this webinar, we will cover the process that manufacturers should follow to get their documentation into XML, specifically military standard XML, without the need to invest a lot of funds and resources.

  • DCL Discovery Bridge

    The Challenge of Getting Discovered

    Many professional societies and associations are finding that libraries and other consumers of their content are having difficulty locating relevant documents (standards, journal articles, books, book chapters, etc.) primarily due to the complex, varying requirements of the many Discovery and/or Abstracting and Indexing services.

  • 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 strategy to help organizations grow and stay viable in an age when the pace of shifting needs and norms is only getting faster.