Topic: Components and You: Leveraging DITA to Provide Componentized Information
Speaker: Skyla Loomis, IBM Silicon Valley Lab, SV DITA SIG President, IBM DITA Advocate, Information Development
Presentation materials: DITAandcomponentizedinformation-11092005.ppt [0.4MB]
Topic: Overcoming Barriers to DITA Adoption: A Demonstration of XMetaL Author DITA Edition
Speaker: Yas Etessam, Blast Radius, www.xmetal.com
Presentation: XMetaL_DITA_SIG.pps [1.2MB]
Topic: DITA Specialization: The how, when, and why with a few brief examples
Speaker: Erik Hennum, IBM
Presentation materials: SpecializationWhyWhenHow.ppt [0.6MB]
Topic: Globalizing your documentation with DITA
Speaker: Andrew Thomas, Adobe
Presentation materials: dita_sig_presentation.pdf [0.2MB]
Topic: Overview of what the DITA TC has been up to lately and the top 5 changes that were identified for future improvements to the DITA standard.
Speaker: Yas Etessam, Blast Radius
Topic: Overview of best practices for using ditamaps and relationship tables to manage linking.
Speaker: Carolyn Henry, IBM
Presentation materials: DITASIG_Prez.ppt [0.7MB]
Dinner, drinks, and DITA! Meet other DITA users, share good food, and set goals for our newly-forming Silicon Valley DITA SIG. Bucca di Beppo in Campbell .. in the “Pope Room”!