In our newsletter, we give lots of tips for working with structured content. In this article, we take a step back to the beginning. If you are working with content in word processing or spreadsheet programs, you may be wondering what all the XML fuss is about? Why should you convert your content to XML? What does XML do for you that you can’t do now? The following tips should give you a general idea of what XML is all about:
While structured authoring for content management can lead to more consistent ways to process content in your organization, the actual implementation of a structured authoring approach can pose a significant challenge. As with any new process, workers need to become familiar with how to incorporate structured authoring for content management into their specific job functions. They also need to learn how to use it in the most effective manner.