LearningDITA Live 2020 sessions

Sessions are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time each day. The program is subject to change and will be updated with more presentations and times.

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February 10, 2020

Introduction to DITA

10:00 a.m.  -  11:00 a.m. ET

New to DITA? Not sure what all the fuss is about? In this session, you’ll learn DITA basics so that the rest of LearningDITA Live will make sense to you. No prior knowledge of DITA or XML is required for this session.   Add session to your desktop calendar Add session to your Google calendar

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Make it an experience: Word to chatbot in under an hour

11:00 a.m.  -  12:00 p.m. ET

Using Adobe’s DITA CCMS, this session will explore the evolving landscape of chatbots, including a live demonstration of taking a Word document and transforming it into a simple chatbot experience.

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10 ways DITA can help drive a unified content strategy

1:00 p.m.  -  2:00 p.m. ET

Prior to DITA, there wasn’t much we could do when it came to strategizing with the rest of the enterprise and pooling our tools, processes, and content. That’s no longer the case. Today we see more and more DITA adoption from many expected and unexpected divisions, from Training and Support to Academic Publishers, Automotive Suppliers,… Read More >

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DITA en Español: Introducción a la arquitectura de tipificación de información Darwin

2:00 p.m.  -  3:00 p.m. ET

La Arquitectura de Tipificación de Información Darwin (DITA, por sus siglas en inglés) es un estándar internacional para estructurar y publicar contenido. Utilizado principalmente en publicaciones técnicas, DITA permite el reúso de contenido y la publicación automatizada a múltiples plataformas… entre otras gracias. En esta sesión introductoria, presentaré las principales ventajas de DITA para la… Read More >

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February 11, 2020

Learning and Training: Explained

10:00 a.m.  -  11:00 a.m. ET

The DITA Learning and Training (L&T) specialization provides mechanisms to reuse your techcomm and learning content in tandem. This session will provide an overview of the L&T map types, topic types, and elements to show how you can leverage them to both write new content and reuse existing instructional content.

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Custom business rules for DITA projects

11:00 a.m.  -  12:00 p.m.

Description: A step by step guide to getting started with Schematron and Schematron. Quick Fixes: Schematron and Schematron QuickFix (SQF) languages can be used to improve efficiency and quality when editing DITA documents. You can define actions that will add complex structure in your documents, or make modifications in multiple places, or actions that will… Read More >

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DITA CCMS: What is it? Why do you need it? How to pick the right one.

1:00 p.m.  -  2:00 p.m. ET

You’re learning how to write content in DITA XML, you’ve taken the Learning DITA quizzes, and you’re feeling good about your progress. Suddenly, you realize that it’s not enough to just write, you also need to manage your content in the right way. In this webinar, we’ll answer the big questions about Component Content Management… Read More >

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Centralized metadata management simplifies DITA implementation

2:00 p.m.  -  3:00 p.m. ET

Creating metadata-based constructs such as subjectScheme(s)s for DITA authoring in a Component Content Management System (CCMS) is a time consuming, technical task and often a nightmare to coordinate and update. Often multiple subjectSchemes are needed to address different profiles for content delivery, adding layers of complexity to management. It is possible with advanced metadata management… Read More >

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February 12, 2020

Unsung heroes of DITA

10:00 a.m.  -  11:00 a.m. ET

Some of DITA’s trickiest features are also its most useful, but they may seem intimidating to put in place. In this session, you’ll learn about three DITA features—relationship tables, subject scheme maps, and advanced conref mechanisms—in the form of mini-case studies showing how Scriptorium has helped companies use each of them. We’ll focus on the benefits… Read More >

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Release notes: Transform JIRA queries into DITA reports

11:00 a.m.  -  12:00 p.m. ET

This is a nuts-and-bolts presentation of our workflow to generate release notes for issues in our JIRA ticket system.  At Turbonomic we deliver point release updates regularly for two products and for a third-party reseller. Writing good release note content is difficult enough. We cannot afford to struggle with publishing. With DITA, we can publish a… Read More >

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Taming the Beast: Preparing for and managing your content corpus conversion to DITA

1:00 p.m.  -  2:00 p.m. ET

Is your organization planning a move to a DITA structured markup publishing environment? One important project workstream in the overall program is deciding what to do with your legacy content.   This means your organization will need answers to essential questions such as:     How will you decide what content to convert?      How… Read More >

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Careers in DITA

2:00 p.m.  -  3:00 p.m. ET

In this session, Professional recruiter Jack Molisani will share research he’s done on what hiring managers are looking for when hiring technical writers. He’ll also share trends he’s seen over the last ten years, including the adoption rate of DITA. Want to know how having experience with structured authoring and DITA will help your marketability?… Read More >

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