In S1000D or DITA – Which One Works For Me?; And is Either One Ready For Prime Time?, the folks at Data Conversion Laboratory examine typical scenarios facing publications managers by exploring how S1000D and DITA might be used by a fictional firm, Big Holes, Inc. The article compares the pros and cons of S1000D and DITA and examines the application of the standards under varying circumstances. Practical examples are included to illustrate the concepts involved and to help readers understand the changes required when adopting either standard. Topical authoring is also covered.
About The Author
Known affectionately as "The Content Wrangler," Scott Abel is an internationally recognized global content strategist who specializes in helping organizations deliver the right content to the right audience, anywhere, anytime, and on any device. He writes regularly for business and content industry publications, is frequently selected as a featured presenter at content industry events, and served on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information. Scott's message is clear: Content is a business asset worth managing efficiently and effectively. His firm, The Content Wrangler, exists to help content-heavy organizations adopt the tools, technologies, and techniques they need to connect content to customers.
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