Learn about the concepts behind structured content authoring, its benefits, and overcoming the challenges of adopting it. This webinar is presented by Content Rules CEO, Val Swisher.

The Tale of the Structured Closet: How Structured Content Can Save You Time & Money

This webinar introduces the basics of structured authoring. Val will discuss what structured authoring is, how it differs from unstructured writing, the tools you need to support it, and more. If you don’t know what structured authoring is, or if you have lingering questions about the topic, this webinar is for you.

What you will learn:
* The differences between unstructured writing and structured writing
* How to organize structured content
* What a taxonomy is and how to use it
* How structured content separates text from format
* How translation works in a structured environment

About the Presenter:

Val Swisher, CEO, Content Rules

Val Swisher, CEO, Content Rules

Val Swisher is the Founder and CEO of Content Rules, Inc. Val enjoys helping companies solve complex content problems. She is a well-known expert in content strategy, structured authoring, global content, content development, and terminology management. Val believes content should be easy to read, cost-effective to create and translate, and efficient to manage. Her customers include industry giants such as Google, Cisco, Visa, Facebook, Roche, and IBM. Her fourth book, “The Personalization Paradox: Why Companies Fail (and How to Succeed) at Creating Personalized Experiences at Scale,” was published in 2021 by XML Press.

Val is on the Advisory Board for the Technical Communications Program at the University of North Texas. When not working with customers or students, Val can be found sitting behind her sewing machine working on her latest quilt. She also makes a mean hummus.

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