Changing Role Of Content Professional and FrameMaker 2015

Discover how FrameMaker can support your evolving, content-professional role

01 toolsOur head of product marketing, Kapil Verma, delivered an incisive overview of how new tools and multiple workflows w/in FrameMaker 2015 can dramatically support your ever-changing role as a content professional.

Today, content needs to be:

  • Intelligent
  • Find-able
  • Engaging
  • Available in traditional and mobile formats
  • … and also allow end-users to select categories to “filter” the levels of content that they need to see.

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How FrameMaker 2015 can support your changing role as a content professional

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Cause of shifts in content professional’s role


Chart illustrating survey results for adoption growth of structured authoring


Current XML Authoring models are too complex for casual users: challenge of getting SMEs on board


SNAPSHOT PREVIEW of new SIMPLIFIED AUTHORING model in FrameMakaer 2015 AUTHOR MODE … no codes and users can insert content into fields


LIVE DEMO of using new “forms” user interface and simply using toolbar with icons to insert common elements. FrameMaker will prompt you to move element to next valid location if you have an inappropriate insertion point


SMART COPY/PASTE, which inserts copied unstructured content into DITA as valid XML cocd


NEW mini-TOC, improved Conditional Text and major enhancements to Tables

02 cond minitoc Tbls


LIVE DEMO of how conditional text has improved, in display and easy management


DEMO: compare shading in old tables compared to new FM2015, which enables 100 shades of color


DEMO of mini-TOC


How collaboration with SMEs has become more critical


MAJOR improvements to importing Word files, with easy, custom mapping



DEMO: many-layered PDF Review: now you may make edits to SOURCE FM file which annotations are being made to PDF-Review document


Statistics from recent research on who is using mobile apps and how this is relevant to content creators

03 Pers Dyn Content


Creating mobile apps and HTML5 layout


iTools used to simulate what LIVE PUBLISHED mobile output will look like on a tablet


Personalized dynamic content delivery controlled by user choice

Working with filters based on conditional tags in FrameMaker


NEW SUPPORT for RTL-language support for Arabic or Hebrew

Mixed content possible thru bi-directional text flow — DEMO

Maxwell Hoffmann

I am the Adobe Global Product Evangelist for Tech Comm Suite. I am passionate about powerful, single-source publishing that can deliver content anytime, anywhere, any way.

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