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Weekly Digest for 2009-12-26

This week’s Twitter digest from TheContentGuy.

Intelligent Content 2010: Making hay from 30 years of legacy content

Join us at Intelligent Content 2010When businesses implement intelligent content, they usually adopt a “day forward” strategy that assures all new content is “intelligent” (in XML and dynamically published), and they minimize the volume of legacy content to convert and migrate. Semiconductor equipment manufacturers – like many other capital equipment manufacturers – support products that last 30 years or more, so legacy technical content is critical to keeping that equipment up, running, and profitable for their customers. In this presentation, we’ll discuss one company’s unique pathway forward to intelligent content. Read more…

Weekly Digest for 2009-08-14

[XML] via ZDNet: Microsoft loses patent case on Word “Custom XML” feature, faces injunction http://ping.fm/1CgfI [markup] Good post about MARC: is it a format or a data model? What IS a data model?? This bugged me once, too http://ping.fm/BTp0j [DITA] Co-wrote article w/ @Stephanie Lemieux for Oct CIDM newsletter on using metadata, #taxonomy to improve […]

SDL Announces the Acquisition of XyEnterprise, New Unit is SDL XySoft

The merger creates organizational stability, a seasoned and unified management team, a strong combined customer base, complete product offerings, and deep XML technical expertise.

How to Turn Tagging into Cash: Take the Metadata Best Practices Survey

We tag stuff to add meaning, and so that we and others – especially information systems – can find it. But is your approach to tagging business content effective? Find out – take the Metadata Best Practices Benchmarking Survey from Earley & Associates and Taxonomy Strategies.

Automating CMS metadata – could that work? How?

In a previous post I asked the question, “What if a web service could automatically provide the CMS metadata when you go to check-in a new topic?” In this post I’ll discuss why you would want to do that, some of the candidate technologies, and what is necessary to make it real.

Connecting the dots: How XML authoring enables the Semantic Web

What if we start combining semantic web technologies and semantic document technologies?