Lavacon13 Thought Leaders 4) Component Content Management and FrameMaker case study

We brought out the camera crew again for Lavacon 2013 held a few weeks ago in Portland, Oregon. We interviewed over 20 thought leaders, and captured some highly original insights, suggestions and mini-case histories. In this fourth session we touch on yet another wide range of topics ranging from component content management to a real life example of how “FrameMaker saved the day!”

Read on and view these mini-videos to see what our first collection of thought leaders have to say.

Suzanne Mescan: Component Content Management Advantages

Suzanne Mescan of VASONT SYSTEMS discusses how component content management solutions (CCMS) differs from traditional CMS. Component content management stores content at the topic or sub-topic level, which is ideal for technical communications. This allows a chunk of “documentation” to be authored one time and used multiple times throughout publications, saving time and cost in translation and other areas.

Marcia Riefer Johnston: A FrameMaker Success Story

Author Marcia Riefer Johnston shares a personal case history in which FrameMaker came to the rescue on a very daunting project.

Matt Sullivan’s Book on Unstructured FrameMaker

Author and certified Adobe expert Matt Sullivan shares the highlights of his book on Unstructured FrameMaker, and how he used FrameMaker to publish both the hard copy and ePub versions of the book