To qualify for individual membership in the premier information-development management organization, you must be an individual aspiring to a management role or an independent consultant. An individual membership is for one person and is not transferable.
Best Practices newsletter. This bimonthly newsletter provides the latest news in the information-development industry and reports on CIDM studies and member actions. The newsletter features articles about benchmarking activities and best practices, a calendar of coming events throughout the industry, book reviews, tool reviews, and more. An individual member receives one print copy of the newsletter. For a sample copy of the newsletter, view one of our past issues.
Conference registration discounts. All Individual CIDM members receive discounts for the annual Best Practices conference, DITA Europe conference, and Content Management Strategies/DITA North America Conference.
Members website. The Members website archives the Best Practices newsletter issues and articles, including a search tool for articles in Best Practices and the Information Management e-newsletter, provides links to CIDM webinars that are reserved only for members, lists vendor and departmental member organizations and provides contact information for the primary liaisons in these organizations. The Members website will soon include a question and answer forum on collaboration and other pressing issues. You can post your pressing questions and receive valuable advice from other CIDM members.
CIDM webinars. All Individual CIDM members may attend live or access recorded CIDM webinars for one-half the regular fee.
Personal communication. Enjoy an opportunity to discuss your issues and achievements with CIDM Director, Dr. JoAnn Hackos.
Cost per year: $395