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Mekon Christmas Food Content Audit 2017

Christmas cake “It’s so comforting to have a small piece of cake. Just one slice”, Mary Berry But which Christmas cake is worth its weight? Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a Christmas cake. A traditional Christmas cake is loaded with a combination of raisins, currants, sultanas, cherries, orange zest, and nuts. For those who make […]

LavaCon 2017 presentations are now available to view online

The good news is that for those of you who were unable to attend, or who wish to revisit the presentations; the slides are now available to view online, including the two from Julian Murfitt and Joe Pairman. Building Catwalks Between Silos: Using Taxonomy to Drive Engagement from Content Marketing to Product Docs Presented by Joe […]

Information Management Survey 2017/2018

Welcome to the Information Management Survey 2017/2018 – we want to have your opinion. All about Taxonomies and Ontologies  Your views are important to us. We want to evaluate the status quo of today’s information management and how information professionals contribute to robust and highly agile enterprise information architectures. This survey will take approximately 10 minutes. […]

Don’t miss Joe Pairman’s session at DITA World – register now for free

Don’t miss Joe presenting on Day 3 of Adobe DITA World 2017 (12 October): October 12, 2017, at 14:00 pm Pacific Time Joe combines expert judgment of technical approaches with a primary focus on the human users and collaborative interactions that underlie any successful information management project involving technology. Just recently, Joe was awarded as […]

Joe Pairman voted one of 2017’s TOP25 Content Experience Influencers

Joe is an active member of the content community and is regularly invited to speak at industry events.  When he learned that he had been recognised for his industry expertise he said he was “honored to see my name next to those I’ve followed and learned from for years“. The panel of 4 judges comprised […]

ePublisher 2017.1: Breaking Down Silos the WebWorks Way.

The following item was written by WebWorks sharing their latest developments. Silos started innocently enough, departments tried to categorize content to make it easier to manage and optimize search. You have a metric ton of information to look through, so let’s silo it in to categories and that will help a customer navigate through it. […]

Adobe FrameMaker training

FrameMaker has long been the authoring tool of choice for many technical authors. Develop your Adobe FrameMaker skills and book your place on one of our training courses this autumn. Mekon offer a range of training courses to meet the different requirements of FrameMaker users. At the entry level Mekon offers courses on working with both […]

Looking forward to SEMANTiCS 2017 in Amsterdam

This international event on Linked Data and the Semantic Web is where business users, vendors and academia meet. Once again it will be offering keynotes by world-class practitioners, presentations and field reports in diverse tracks, talks addressing a variety of topics, and panel discussions. The conference team recently interviewed Joe Pairman who will be delivering […]

Taxonomy Now! Building a stress-resistant knowledge architecture in your current tools

Joe Pairman’s presentation Taxonomy Now! Building a stress-resistant knowledge architecture in your current tools at CMS/DITA NA 2017 generated some interesting conversations at the event. This month Joe shares his slides for those of you who were unable to join us in San Diego earlier this year. Learn how authors can use a controlled taxonomy […]