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Technical communicators often see DITA as hard to understand or master. Both newbies and veterans can use this chart of DITA terms to make sense of DITA.
Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:
Jacquie Samuels does an excellent job (as always) of translating common DITA terms into plain language. This is a great go-to guide for those of us trying to still get a grasp of DITA lingo as we learn more about content strategy and reuse using DITA-friendly systems.
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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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Thanks for yet another excellent pointer, Danielle. Jacquie does it again!