DCL/DCL Learning Series Webinar Archive

DCL Learning Series

Below you will find our library of recorded webinars. If you would like to register for an upcoming webinar, please visit: www.dclab.com/webinars

Webinar Archive

2016 Webinars

Behind the Scenes: Translating Your Perfect Content

First Aired: November 15, 2016

Presented by: Steve Ragan,
Chief Relationship Officer,
Kinetic theTechnology Agency


Carrie Boone,
Senior Account Manager,
Kinetic theTechnology Agency


This webinar covers the behind the scenes trials and tribulations the translators have to go through to translate your perfect content. It starts with i18n file preparation, which is the step required to maximize the translation memory (TM) word matches.

Managing Your Micro-Content

First Aired: October 11, 2016

Dr. Kara Warburton, Termologic


In this webinar, Dr. Kara Warburton will explain what micro-content is and how to manage it in order to get the most out of your content management strategy.

Content Conversions and Good Metadata: It’s All In The Planning

First Aired: September 20, 2016

Laura Dawson,
Founder & CEO,
Numerical Gurus, LLC


Brian O’Leary
Founder & Principal,
Magellan Media Consulting


Mark Gross, President, Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL)




In this panel webinar, hear Laura Dawson, Brian O’Leary and Mark Gross explain the metadata standards that apply most directly to digital content and identify best practices to help meet those standards, support e-commerce and improve discovery. We’ll also offer some case studies that illustrate how metadata can drive both utility and sales of digital products.

3 Steps to Taking Your SOPs Mobile (and Beyond)

First Aired: September 15, 2016

Dave White
Chief Technology Officer


Mark Gross,


Join Quark CTO, Dave White, and DCL President, Mark Gross, as they share their extensive experience working with global organizations to reshape how they create, manage and disseminate policy and procedure content.

Reality Check: What to Expect From An Automated Conversion to NLM/JATS/BITS XML

First Aired: August 16, 2016

Beth Friedman, Senior Project Manager, Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL)


In this webinar, we will look at what an automated approach can (and can't) do, issues that are best dealt with pre–conversion, issues that are best dealt with post–conversion, and an examination of the kinds of tools that can help to ensure consistency and accuracy in delivered documents. This presentation is based on lessons learned in converting over 2 million pages to NLM/JATS/BITS XML.

Did I Say That Already? Content Reuse, and How You Can Be Smarter About Finding It.

First Aired: July 26, 2016

Presented by: Mike Gross, CTO & Director of Research, Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL)


In this webinar, we will explore what we mean by Content Reuse and why we ought to care about it. During the discussion we’ll show some examples from legacy data, and how the ability to reuse data can be utilized within XML environments. Finally, we will talk about the types of scenarios that are well suited to take advantage of this functionality in your own documentation environment to assist in achieving a better Content Reuse solution.

Organizational and Process Impacts in Moving to a Digital-Centric Business Model

First Aired: July 14, 2016

Becky Fadik, SAE
Director of Content Management


Brian Trombley,
National Account Director,

Join Becky Fadik, SAE’s Director of Content Management, and Brian Trombley, DCL Account Director, as they explore the evolution of SAE’s Digital strategy and how they planned and executed for success.

Translation Management: “Common Sense” for Setting Up a Process

First Aired: July 12, 2016

Presented by: Scott Carothers, Senior Globalization Executive, Kinetic theTechnology Agency


This webinar will cover current trends in the translation industry. Your takeaways will be:

  • Key translation questions a global enterprise should be asking
  • Using new found translation “common sense” for a process
  • Time & cost savings in the file prep stage – internationalization (i18n)
  • Taking an assessment – detailed information on where your costs occur with the translators
  • Capturing metrics to optimize the translation process

Failing Content Management Projects—Human Causes with Social Solutions

First Aired: June 14, 2016

Presented by: Joe Pairman, Lead Consultant, Mekon Ltd.


Join us as Joe Pairman shows how at‐risk projects can be turned around through appropriate intervention.

Problem, Solved: The First Automated Redaction Detection and Analysis Tool

First Aired: May 24, 2016

Presented by: Michael Will, Co-CEO & Founder, ESI Laboratory


Join ESILAB’s CEO Mike Will as he demos Production Analyzer, the only tool on the market that automates the arduous task of identifying redactions in eDiscovery productions of any size.

Amplify HTML5's Features Using DITA's Form

First Aired: April 20, 2016

Presented by: Don Day,
Founding Chair, OASIS DITA Technical Committee


View this webinar and understand how to: apply consistent structure & adaptiveness to HTML5 content; keep content independent of form & function and more!

Content Development: Measuring the Trends

First Aired: March 29, 2016

JoAnn T. Hackos, PhD, President/CEO,
Comtech Services


Mark Gross,
President & CEO,

Join DCL and Comtech Services as we review the results of the 2016 survey and compare it with past results. Learn how information developers are coping with new customer demands for innovative approaches to development and delivery. Learn what tools teams are using and how they respond to technical innovations.

10 Steps to Make Your Conversion/Migration a Success

First Aired: March 22, 2016

Presented by: Naveh Greenberg, Director, US Defense Development, DCL


View this webinar and learn the steps that when followed, will not only have your project run smoothly, but will produce a high quality product.

What are the Strengths and Weaknesses of DITA Adoption?

First Aired: February 24, 2016

JoAnn T. Hackos, PhD, President/CEO,
Comtech Services


Stan Doherty,
Technical Publications Manager,
SimpliVity Corporation

View this webinar as JoAnn Hackos and Stan Doherty examine the strengths and the weaknesses of DITA Adoption.

Digitizing Your Legacy Data – More Than Just OCR

First Aired: February 23, 2016

Presented by: Naveh Greenberg, Director, US Defense Development, DCL


View this webinar as we discuss a digitizing process that will minimize clean-up and maximize accuracy.

DITA's New Thang: Going Mapless!

First Aired: February 17, 2016

Presented by: Don Day,
Founding Chair, OASIS DITA Technical Committee


View this webinar and learn how DITA could be useful if freed from the map-driven processing paradigm. Discover how to modify dynamic inputs.