Each new year brings the promise of new beginnings. For my original DITA per Day blog at the contelligencegroup.com domain the past year had its share of bumps, and as a result the year 2015 will bring some big changes. (more…)
We wouldn’t be having this discussion if you would just see it my way!
Why DITA, especially “for the Web?”
Anyone can put their ideas on the Internet, but not everyone does it well. That’s because effective publishing must negotiate between conflicting strategies. On one hand, there’s the desire to push the most information to the most people in the most formats in the most languages. That’s a nice goal, but can you provide the right information in the right format in the right language to the right person at the right time? Content that is personalized, easily found, appropriately scoped, and pleasant to interact with has a name: Adaptive Content. (more…)
What is “DITA for the Web?”
“Does Don Day know about DITA?” That’s a skills endorsement question that is likely to pop up if you visit my profile page at the business-oriented social service, LinkedIn. Beyond that quixotic thought, consider the more important question: “What does Don Day think about DITA?” In fact, what I can tell you about DITA may help you understand this XML markup standard in a much different way than you may have expected. (more…)