Center for Information-Development Management
Do you need information development help from a group of industry professionals with years of experience in industry best practices? Are you looking for a new way to network with other information developers?
The Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) brings together the most highly skilled and talented managers in the field of information development from across the US and internationally to facilitate the sharing of information about current trends, best practices, and developments within the industry, from information development to training and support.
Led by Dr. JoAnn Hackos, an international expert and leader in the management of design, development, and dissemination of information to customers and employees, CIDM
- conducts benchmark studies among member organizations and others in the information development industry
- sponsors information-development and management research
- circulates industry best practices, studies, and other resources through the Best Practices newsletter, the CIDM website, Information Management News, online seminars, annual conferences, and research white papers
- holds three annual conferences to promote networking, best practices, education, and development
Please Participate in a CIDM & DCL Survey
The Center for Information-Development Management and Data Conversion Laboratory are gearing up for our 2014 annual survey on upcoming trends in the digital content industry. The initiative continues the partnership between CIDM and DCL to report on the latest industry developments and get a clear understanding of challenges faced by enterprises. Click here for more information.
Introduction to the CIDM Study of User-Generated Content
In late 2013, the Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) conducted a survey of the solicitation, management, and incorporation of technical content developed by customers. User-generated content has become increasingly important to corporations who want to take advantage of the knowledge that customers have about their products, particularly knowledge accumulated from actual field implementations.
Find the full study report at here.
Developing a Playbook Strategy for Efficient Collaboration
As discussed at CIDM Best Practices Conference 2013, Comtech is building a Playbook repository for CIDM members to collaborate on plays. Our vision is for CIDM members to access the repository to search for plays to download, offer suggestions to improve plays, and adapt plays to a specific organization. The Playbook site currently already has eight plays draftedto view them, please visit http://knight.comtech-serv.com:8081/playbooks/. We see the playbook repository as a faster way of creating a common set of plays for collaborating that many members can use.
Read an article about Playbooks here.
Welcome New CIDM MemberFlatirons Solutions
Flatirons Solutions provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing for content lifecycle management. For more than 20 years, it has served global Fortune 1000 customers in aerospace, automotive, electronics, financial services, government, healthcare, and publishing. Its customer engagements help organizations efficiently deliver the right information, at the right time, to the right people by leveraging structured content and digital media, turning content in to knowledgeTM.
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