Experts talk localization

6 tips to migrate multilingual content

By - Blog - DITA - Experts talk localization - 22 November 2016

In 2016, Margaret Devere, Information Architect at Micro Motion, a business unit of Emerson Automation Solutions, set off on a challenging task: migrate the manual for the Model 5700 transmitter from a SharePoint-based CCMS to the XDocs CCMS from Bluestream. The 350-page manual had been written in English, and […]

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Experts talk DITA & localization – Michael Priestley

160517_Michael_PriestleyFor those familiar with DITA, the name Michael Priestley speaks for itself. One of the founding fathers of the standard since its beginning in 2000, he is an Enterprise Content Technology Strategist at IBM, where he started working twenty two […]

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Fabrice Lacroix, on multilingual search

English-speaking technical product users rely greatly on the internet. They can find answers in English to their product enquiries on the manufacturer support sites and user communities.  They solve their problem rapidly, with a comforting sense of fulfillment. But for […]

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Experts talk DITA and localization – Ray Fan

By - Blog - DITA - Experts talk localization - 11 November 2015

We started our DITA tour in July, interviewing Keith Schengili-Roberts, JoAnn Hackos and Julian Murfitt. We now head East and stop in China. Our goal is to find out how DITA is faring in the region and what its prospects are. We meet Ray Fan, who has been working with DITA for five […]

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Experts talk DITA and localization – Julian

By - Blog - DITA - Experts talk localization - 11 September 2015

Having interviewed Keith Schengili-Roberts and Joann Hackos, we thought we would be running out of ideas by the third interview on DITA and localization. Talking to Julian Murfitt and Joe Pairman from Mekon brought a whole new perspective to the subject – probably because they are British and their culture […]

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Experts talk DITA and localization – JoAnn

Our series on DITA and localization continues, after our interview of Keith Schengili-Roberts at the beginning of July. This week we speak to another expert and key influencer in the DITA community, JoAnn Hackos.

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Dr.  JoAnn Hackos is […]

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Experts talk DITA and localization – Keith

This summer we are bringing together a team of renowned experts to share views on the DITA* standard, companies using it and how to successfully tie localization into the process. Keith Schengili-Roberts, JoAnn Hackos and Julian Murfitt will take turns in being our guest stars, and we will have additional surprises down the […]

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