17 Jul

Everyday IA: Episode 1

In the first episode of our Everyday IA podcast series, Amber Swope discusses the Information Architecture Blueprint Toolkit™ and explains why she created it, who can use it, and what makes it a valuable product.
28 Jun

Sharing content across the enterprise

As part of the Stilo DITA Knowledge Series, Amber Swope discusses using content collections to share content across the enterprise. Learn how to identify the requirements for the collection, determine the collection scope, and collaborate with other stakeholders to build and manage the collection.
15 Jun

Information Architecture Resources

There are many resources out there for learning about information architecture (IA) – here are Amber's recommendations.
07 May

Episode 2, Part 3: Becoming an Information Architect

In the final episode of our three-part series, Becoming an Information Architect, Amber Swope addresses the overarching question: how can you become an IA, and what does it take to get there?
19 Apr

Episode 2, Part 2: Becoming an Information Architect

In Part 2 of our three-part series, Becoming an Information Architect, Amber Swope discusses how to define the role of IA and what kinds of tasks the role of an IA demands.
28 Feb

Episode 2, Part 1: Becoming an Information Architect

In the first of our three-part series, Becoming an Information Architect, Amber Swope introduces the survey that DITA Strategies sent out on September of 2017: why we made it, what questions the survey asked, and what kinds of responses we gathered from 35 information architects.
28 Feb

Using Structured XML to Power your Learning Content

Dawn Stevens, President of Comtech Services, and Amber Swope, President of DITA Strategies, explain how DITA can provide the structured foundation for your learning initiatives.
31 Jan

Advanced Techniques for Customer-Centric Delivery of Product Information

Join Amber Swope, President, DITA Strategies and Chip Gettinger, VP Global Solutions Consulting, SDL to learn about advanced techniques for managing and sharing structured content.
31 Jan

Automate to Stay Up-to-Date: 5 Ways to Maintain Your Training Content

Amber addresses one of the major challenges to developing and delivering training content today: "How do I keep my training content up to date?"
31 Jan

Optimizing your DITA Content Model for Translation

Are you translating DITA content? If so, are you getting the expected results? 
20 Sep

DITA Resources

There are many resources out there for learning about the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) – here are Amber's recommendations.
14 Sep

Episode 1: Meet DITA Strategies

DITA Strategies President and DITA Specialist, Amber Swope, introduces the company and explains how DITA and information architecture can help you.
31 Jul

Four Best Practices for Sharing Content Across Departments using DITA

Your companys teams may produce similar or identical content, but do they share that content?
31 Jul

DITA Maturity Model

Have you ever wondered what investment you need to make in DITA to get specific business value benefits?
12 Jun

DITA XML as Neutral Content Source for Educational Publishers

The information landscape has changed drastically in the past decade, and learners’ expectations of how they interact with content have changed along with it.