Entries by Katriel Reichman

Machine Industry Task Topic

We often recommend that customers who do not create or service machinery adopt the machine industry task topic type. Software companies, chemical companies, financial firms, and many others are leveraging the power of the machine industry task topic. 

Information Architecture

Here are just a few of the issues that our expert information architects will help you work through: How will your DITA implementation affect your ability to publish translations quickly and inexpensively? What choices can you make for content reuse that will affect your ability to single source without burdening writers?

DITA Training and Support

DITA TrainingMethod M provides end-to-end support for organizations moving to successful DITA implementations. Training available online or at your site. DITA best practices training for writers and editors, information architecture, DITA specializations, conversion to DITA, and publishing support.

oXygen Author and oXygen Developer

logo_oxygenMethod M supports an array of tools for technical authors, including oXygen Author and oXygen Developer. Method M supports your writers with best practice training, templates, customizations, XMetaL macros, implementation coaching, and much more.

XMetaL Author

xmetal logoApply best practics for XMetaL Author. Learn how to use maps, topics, elements, attributes, customizations, macros, automation and much more. Learn the best methods for single sourcing in XMetaL. Choose the functionality that will deliver the best results for your environment, including conref, keyref, and conkeyref.

Tech Docs

Method M delivers effective multi-dimensional single sourcing solutions for technical documents. Author content inMicrosoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, or directly in an XML editor such as XMetal. Reuse content topics in multiple locations. Manage content effectively. Publish content to multiple formats (print, e-mail, web and more). Update content just one time – no matter how many times the content is used. Learn […]

Method M DITA Consulting

Considering a move to DITA-based publishing? Backed by years of experience, we guide your project to successful implementation. Whether you need training for your team in DITA, or in using DITA editors such as oXygen or XMetaL, need information architecture to help you succeed, or help customizing your deliverables – we are here to help.

The Online Marketing Envelope

Method M enables you to prepare and deliver the most effective content, at the most cost-effective prices. Driven by metrics and measurements, Method M drives a continual cycle of improvement in your digital envelope. The Method M digital envelope for online marketing enables your business to grow and and your costs will drop.

Method M DITA Workshop

The DITA workshop will equip you to evaluate, plan and start implementing the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA). In this workshop you will learn: How to author topic-based, well-structured technical information. How to assemble and publish delivery documents from topics. How to evaluate your needs and choose from standard DITA information types (concept, task, and reference). Plan […]