DCL Learning Series

Upcoming 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. Click the link to receive alerts for upcoming webinars.

KEYWORDS: eCTD, EDM, eTMF, Semantic Models, Structured Content Management, Content Reuse, Information Architecture, 21 CFR Part 11, omni-publishing, FDA, validated hosting, clinical operations

Metadata and Taxonomies In Drug Development Life Cycle: Why Should I Care?

February 24, 2021 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET

Metadata, taxonomy, and data governance---many people do not think about these concepts until sifting through thousands of documents to find the latest version. Often documents are renamed, moved, duplicated, or eliminated and organizations are left with version control issues that abruptly stop the real work at hand.


How should life sciences organizations put processes in place that drive consistency across systems and the continuity of data from cradle to grave?

This webinar examines the following concepts and content models that improve drug development and biomedical research

  • Establishing a Metadata Strategy

  • Types of Metadata

  • Types of Taxonomies and Strategies

Panelists: Keith Parent, CEO, Court Square Group; Glenn Emerson, Sr. Consultant, JANA, Inc.; Charles Cooper, VP, The Rockley Group

KEYWORDS: content structure, content analysis, DTD, content discoverability, Silverchair

Content Clarity: Audit, Analysis, and Insight Across Your Corpus

March 16, 2021 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET

Analyzing legacy content as well as recently published content in a publishers’ library reveals discrepancies, anomalies, and errors that impact content discoverability and interoperability. Looking deeply at key criteria in an entire content catalog reveals actionable insights that will improve content structure and accuracy.

This webinar dives deep into content metrics and analysis of content structure issues that negatively impact platform performance:

  • Missing DOIs and cross-references 

  • DTD validation or parsing errors

  • Broken links

  • Inconsistent subject categories 

  • Invalid assets

Panelists: Brian Trombley, Data Conversion Laboratory; Craig Griffin, Silverchair

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