Infographics

5 Stages of Digital Transformation

5 Stages of Digital Transformation

Tech pubs professionals say what's preventing their organizations from moving to structured content for technical information is “Change.” It’s not that the benefits are not valued or desired. It isn’t that the resources aren’t available. It's that change can be painful.

 

CMMs and the ATA iSpec 2200 Standard

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Are your customers requesting that you supply your CMMs in ATA iSpec 2200? The objective of iSpec 2200 is to minimize cost and effort by improve information quality and timeliness, and facilitate manufacturers' delivery of data that meets airline operational needs.

 

Reasons to Move to Structured Content

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There are many reasons to consider changing how you create, manage and deliver content. The best reasons are at the intersection of “our current system doesn’t meet our needs” and “a new system would address our critical business needs.” Here are a few to keep in mind.

 

Measuring the Impact of Technical Info

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There have been many discussions around the value of technical information to an organization. What’s missing is the “Here’s our value” or “Here’s our impact on the buyer experience” metrics. You'll want to quantify value and steer the product so that those scores improve.

 

Seven Ideas to Consider for Moving Your Tech Pubs Group Forward

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Too busy keeping up with day-to-day tasks and don’t have time to be strategic? Here are just a few ideas that can help you in your approach. We’re not saying that they are all easy (some are, others definitely are not), but they can help you move your group forward.

 

Key Objectives of a Great Customer Experience

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It can be a challenge to juggle all of your departmental objectives when creating technical documentation. How do you also provide a great customer experience? We have a few suggestions for you.

 

So you think you want to migrate to DITA...

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So you've heard of DITA and are considering implementing its use within your company–here are a few things you can do right now to prepare your department for a smoother transition to implementing structured content.

 

Providing Your CMMs in S1000D Format

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Are you a component manufacturer who is being encouraged to deliver CMMs in S1000D? After viewing this infographic we welcome you to check out Creating and Delivering Quality CMMs in S1000D where we go in more detail and identify the high-level ramifications of your options.

 

DITA: What's Working and What Isn't

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The OASIS DITA Adoption Technical Committee regularly solicits input from organizations that have adopted and implemented DITA to understand what's working well and what isn't. Here are some of the things noted that you might want to be aware of.

 

Best Practices for Technology Change

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This infographic is a companion piece to JANA’s presentation Crossing the Chasm: Best Practices for Technology Change delivered by Don Bridges at the Content Management Strategies/DITA NA 2017 Conference.

 

Why DITA Short Descriptions Get Results

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Why are short descriptions important and how do you craft them properly? This infographic touches on a few of the topics that were discussed during the Short Descriptions webinar hosted by JANA's Joe Storbeck and IXIASOFT's Keith Schengili-Roberts.

 

Enterprise Value of DITA

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You may not know it, but DITA can have positive effects on other departments that seemingly have little or no connection to tech pubs. This graphic touches on the interdepartmental bonds that can be strengthened to the overall benefit of your company.

 

Unleash the Value of DITA (Part 1)

Unleash the Value of DITA (Part 1)

DITA is a great tool for creating and managing technical data, but it's benefits extend much further. Here are some of the ways the documentation you create can benefit from the move to a structured content model.

 

Unleash the Value of DITA (Part 2)

DITA adds value to your technical publications creation and management efforts in many ways, perhaps even in ways that you are unaware of. Here are some additional benefits you can expect with a move to DITA.

 

3 Major Benefits of using DITA

Although the Top 3 Benefits of using DITA are debatable (click here to hear JANA's Joe Storbeck and SDL's Chip Gettinger each give their top three), there is no question that the three benefits shown in this infographic are near the top of any list.

 

Business Case for DITA

This infographic lays out 8 key advantages to using DITA to manage your technical information.