One of the principal reasons for adopting a DITA CCMS, like easyDITA, is its ability to easily publish the same content to various media formats without the author being required to maintain individual formatting styles for each media. This is possible because the underlying file...

A DITA map is a set of links in a tree pattern that point to chunks (topics and other elements)* of content while defining parent/child relationships between those elements. The purpose of a map is to create a complete document that can be published. Think...

Centralized Search is a Major Advantage of Using a Component Content Management System (CCMS) Searching is a critical activity for anyone creating or managing content in a CCMS. The ability to search through all of your docs, with one search, is a major advantage of having...

Note: This article originally appeared on Techwhirl.com Once you decide that managing content across the enterprise is a smart move, you’ll soon grapple with a number of the thorny issues as you determine a strategy for moving to a structured content solution like a DITA CCMS....

This post originally appeared in TechWhirl under the title: The Documentation Problem: Is Structured Content An Order of Magnitude Improvement? Overview Even a relatively small company or organization generates a lot of documents. When you get into larger environments you’re dealing with thousands or even millions of...

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