DCL News, June 2017

DCL in 4 minutes! – the video

There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, that Mark Twain was asked via telegram to provide a two page story in two days. He responded “twenty in two, two in twenty”. Telling our story in a 4-minute video was harder than we thought, and we’d love to hear what you think (please click below). Also in this issue learn how AI helps publishers provide better content search, and follow-on questions and answers from recent webinars. Enjoy the newsletter, and we’d love to hear your comments.


DCL - Who We Are

Watch the 4-minute video – let us know what you think.


6 Ways Marketers are Embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Dom Nicastro for CMS Wire

Organizations are leveraging AI to better search for relevant content. DCL’s Mark Gross was interviewed for this article discussing how AI makes content more discoverable, and how AI engines help surface relevant metadata and content. Read more.


Q&A Follow-Up from a Recent DCL Webinar
State of Education in Technical Communications (TC)

On April 17, 2018 Rebekka Andersen, Andrea Ames, Carlos Evia and Stan Doherty presented a panel discussion “State of Education in TC—Panel”. Following the presentation was a question and answer period on preparing students for entering the Technical Communication profession Read more. View the webinar.


Q&A Follow-Up from a Recent DCL Webinar
Authoring Standards-Based Intelligent Content the Easy Way with Lightweight DITA

On March 27, 2018, Carlos Evia, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Professional and Technical Writing, Virginia Tech and Michael Priestley, Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM), Enterprise Content Technology Strategist, IBM presented “Authoring Standards-Based Intelligent Content the Easy Way with Lightweight DITA” for the DCL Learning Series. There were many questions, and we reached out to Carlos and Michael to get more insights on the topic. Read more. View the webinar.


Upcoming Webinar - CGM & SVG - Data Exchange Workshop

David Manock, VP and Director Sales & Marketing, Larson Software Technology

June 12th - will discuss the 3 C’s of data exchange, Conversion, Compatibility and Compliance. We will share our experiences, pro’s and con’s, and help inform a future 2D graphics strategy. Register Today.


More Upcoming Webinars

Creating Profitable Products Based on Difference and Change
Presented by: Phill Barratt, VP, Sales and Marketing, DeltaXML
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

Upcoming Events

M-Enabling Summit
June 11 - 13, 2018 | Washington, DC
DCL is exhibiting. DCL’s Mark Gross will be speaking on a panel: Web Accessibility in the Organization.


Balisage: The Markup Conference 2018
July 31 - August 3, 2018 | Rockville, MD
DCL is sponsoring. The DCL team will present a paper: White-hat web crawling: Industrial strength web crawling for serious content acquisition.