DCL Learning Series

On-Demand Webinars

The DCL Learning Series covers topics that relate to content and data conversion with an instructional twist. DCL speaks with industry experts and brings meaningful presentations and conversation direct to your screen. Topics include metadata, DITA, Section 508 and accessibility, XML standards, and much more.

Our webinar calendar is constantly updated. Enjoy browsing through our recorded webinars below.

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Accelerate Life Sciences Content Creation by Augmenting Industry Guidelines

Accelerate Life Sciences Content Creation by Augmenting Industry Guidelines

Content plays a critical role in the pharma lifecycle. While industry standards support component-based content and facilitate content reuse, they're just a starting place. For maximum benefit, you must develop a content strategy that builds on guidelines and serves your organization’s unique needs.

Automated Auditing of S1000D Aircraft Manuals: A Case Study

Automated Auditing of S1000D Aircraft Manuals: A Case Study

It was the largest conversion ever to S1000D: hundreds of thousands of OEM manual pages for a USAF aircraft. Analysis and QA required the right balance between automation and manual review. This case study presents the software and processes that were customized for this massive independent review.

Content Reuse Strategies for Pharmaceutical Clinical Content

Content Reuse Strategies for Pharmaceutical Clinical Content

Strategic pharma content reuse practices maintain consistency and accuracy for critical information. They also have bottom-line business benefits including streamlined workflows and reduced translation costs. We’ll show an analysis that uses AI and NLP to identify redundant content in a collection.

Content Standardization and Structure: Is It Really Worth the Effort?

Content Standardization and Structure: Is It Really Worth the Effort?

Content interchange: how the new format helps with indexing and searching and supports improved discoverability of AWWA’s content.

DITA XML as Neutral Content Source for Educational Publishers

DITA XML as Neutral Content Source for Educational Publishers

Because it is no longer enough to provide a printed book to teach a skill, educational publishers need to create their content in a neutral XML source that supports multichannel content delivery. An XML architecture separates the content from its delivery and enables you to deliver a range of content in a variety of formats: printed books, eBooks, dynamic learning portals, and mobile applications to start the list. Although there are many XML architectures, the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) supports by its content type, including learning and training content.

Accessible Publishing: Remediation and Planning

Accessible Publishing: Remediation and Planning

Improving web and content accessibility is more achievable and affordable than ever before thanks to advanced technical systems and content markup. Publishers can move beyond the view of compliance as a requirement to a place where accessibility is a standard part of the publishing workflow.

Content From Multiple Clinical Sources

Content From Multiple Clinical Sources

Sponsors use many external vendors including CROs and multiple clinical sites during clinical trials. The documents and content that sponsors receive back may not be as usable as they could be. How do we put concepts in place that enable us to have a more consistent level of quality in documents?

Content Reuse: The Easy Way

Content Reuse: The Easy Way

Even minor content updates send writers scurrying to find and fix every instance of pasted content across a large content library, causing content production costs to rise and content delivery to be delayed, and exposing the organization to regulatory risk. Fortunately, there is a better way.

Current State of Best Practices & Technology for Life Sciences’ Content and Document Management

Current State of Best Practices & Technology for Life Sciences’ Content and Document Management

This is the first webinar in a series of informational and interactive presentations for the life sciences industry. This collaborative webinar is put together from three leading technology companies---Data Conversion Laboratory, Court Square Group, and Jana Life Sciences. Each organization highlights an aspect of technology critical to improving how the biomedical and pharma industries can increase business performance while also securing intellectual property.

Deciphering the Tower of Babel

Deciphering the Tower of Babel

The need for consistently structured language codes across industries is increasing, and the Language Metadata Table (LMT) can meet those needs. It provides a standards-based construct for the exchange of ideas and expertise. Learn about the history, business drivers, and current state of the LMT.