Implementing Structured Authoring: The Eight Stages of Grief

Implementing Structured Authoring: The Eight Stages of Grief

You manage a team of content creators and you’ve decided to embrace structured authoring. Congratulations! Perhaps you’ve heard that a structured environment will help your team create content that is consistent, modular, and reusable. Maybe your manager told you to...
5 Guidelines for Writing Clinical Trial Lay Summaries

5 Guidelines for Writing Clinical Trial Lay Summaries

A few years ago, the EU parliament passed EU Regulation 536/2014. Article 37 mandates that the results of pharmaceutical clinical trials need to be easily read and understood. Having easy-to-read information provides more transparency and accessibility for the general...
3 Knowledge Graphs Used in Everyday Life

3 Knowledge Graphs Used in Everyday Life

I’ve had a hard time wrapping my head around knowledge graphs. As I explained in this earlier post, graphs themselves are not new, and the overall structure of a graph is somewhat intuitive and easy to understand. But how do we get from sticks and balls to providing...
Knowledge Graphs: A Quick Start for Content Professionals

Knowledge Graphs: A Quick Start for Content Professionals

There is a great deal of talk these days about using knowledge graphs to help manage large amounts of data. In this blog post, I’d like to introduce you to knowledge graphs. Let’s start with a basic definition. What, exactly, is a graph? Graphs and Graph Databases...
20 Questions: A Game of Taxonomy

20 Questions: A Game of Taxonomy

I was recently playing 20 Questions with my good friend John. The premise of the game is simple: One person, called the “answerer,” thinks of an object. The other player — the “questioner” — asks up to 20 yes-or-no questions in...