Single-Sourcing Solutions at Gilbane Boston 2010 will be talking Content Strategy for Today’s Information Lifecycle
Conferences provide a forum for ideas that have worked in a variety of industries for diverse problems that I would never have gotten the chance to discover.
Their reuse is at 90%. Their writers are reusing written, translated, validated translations that they can prove are untouched and reused as is. In their system, they can certify, based on the validity of the system, that they are using exactly the same content. They haven’t touched it; there are no changes: they haven’t created a revision that triggers other processes and other costs.
Greg was responsible for bringing a dynamic information delivery system into Medtronic. When you talk to him, he’ll say that “you don’t want to do how/what we did. It’s 10 yrs later. But I want to encourage you. There are vast savings and vast reductions in cycle time and vast improvements to do in this field, if you do it smart, build your vision, and go be passionate about it.”