Documentation Production Metrics Using DITA within a CCMS

One of the little-known advantages of DITA is that its topic-based nature lends itself well to measurement. And while there is considerable material out there focusing on how to gather documentation metrics either for creating an ROI argument for moving to DITA or for purchasing a CCMS, there is relatively little information on how metrics can continue to aid management decisions when in a production environment. Based on IXIASOFT’s own documentation metrics, DITA Specialist Keith Schengili-Roberts demonstrates how documentation team managers and information architects can discern patterns from topic-based data and use them to improve the quality of DITA-based documentation for users.

What can attendees expect to learn?

Keith will use actual documentation production numbers and provide real-world, working examples of the types of DITA production metrics that can be gathered, and how managers can use them to provide valuable feedback and guidance to their technical writing team.

Meet the Presenter

keith_headshotKeith Schengili-Roberts is a DITA Specialist at IXIASOFT, DITA evangelist and an award-winning lecturer on Information Architecture at the University of Toronto. His popular industry blog has become a focal point on DITA resources and best practices. Connect with Keith on Twitter @KeithIXIASOFT.

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