DITA Expert Joins Vasont Systems as Senior Content Analyst

Former DITA consultant and author to provide consulting and system implementation of the Vasont Content Management System

EMIGSVILLE, PA – July 14, 2014 – Vasont Systems, a top provider of component content management solutions, announced today the appointment of DITA expert Julio Vazquez as a Senior Content Analyst for the company. He will play an integral role in helping others migrate to the Vasont Component Content Management System.

Mr. Vazquez has more than 20 years of experience in technical communications. He was a member of the team that developed the first version of DITA and has been involved in the evolution of that XML language ever since. He is the author of Practical DITA, a guide that gets technical writers started with authoring using DITA. He has taught the DITA standard to many technical writers and spoken at conferences about various aspects of using DITA more efficiently. Knowledgeable about the DITA Open Toolkit (DITA-OT), Mr. Vazquez has helped implement publishing systems and customizations for clients so that the output produced adhered to brand guidelines. In his new role, he will provide training, consulting, and supporting clients as well as system configuration and implementation work for the Vasont Content Management System. He is also spearheading the company’s quality management initiative.

“His experience and knowledge of the DITA industry was what caught our attention,” said Jack Danaher, Director of Database Development for Vasont Systems. “We were impressed by the success of Julio’s book, Practical DITA, and the following it has attracted in the industry. His expertise in DITA will allow for Vasont Systems to strengthen its services and allow our company to reach greater success.”