At the beginning of this article, we read that unplanned decisions can lead to the degradation of a content strategy. Planning is the key to getting a successful business, and this planning includes a certain strategy to keep up with the rest of the work. While using Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA), your strategy must be detailed and specific for the DITA to work more efficiently. Along with this, the more emphasis on time, and resources are put into implementing the DITA content strategy, the more detailed output you will accomplish.
There are many important steps, such as understanding of information design, Information architecture, interviewing SMEs, UI, and UX of product.
DITA has gained widespread adoption in the technical documentation world among companies such as Cisco, IBM (of course), Nokia, and Oracle. But DITA adoption isn’t exclusive to high tech.
Navigation in documents ensures that the reader saves time and instantly finds what is important for him/her. This helps in improving the user experience for the document. Therefore, navigation plays a crucial role in defining the user experience of structured documentation.
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