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NOV 16, 2017

Word to JATS XML cloud-based automated software at STM Digital Publishing 2017

Ictect, Inc. – the intelligent content company – announced availability of Intelligent Content Server, a cloud-based software for automated conversion of journal documents to JATS XML. More information and demonstration of the software is available from the company’s website at http://www.ictect.com/JATS-XML.

Organizations interested in a test run of the software can also submit their document via the site. Ictect will provide a live demonstration using your company’s document.

Furthermore, Ictect will be exhibiting Intelligent Content Server at STM Digital Publishing 2017 in London from December 5 to December 7.

Ictect is offering this as cloud-based or on-premise service that customers can run either on their own, or assisted by Ictect. Ictect invites journal publishers, service providers and solution developers for a test-run. This web-based service will reduce cost and turn-around time in JATS XML tagging. The service may be used for ongoing documents or legacy documents. It handles raw manuscripts as well as copyedited versions.

Using the software is very easy. Customers simply upload Microsoft Word documents and Intelligent Content Server tags them. Customers receive a tagged Word document and a JATS XML document. Ictect also offers a rules editor that can be used to update tagging rules.

The Intelligent Content Server software is based on Ictect’s patented technology (US Patent #7,251,777). The company is currently conducting pilot runs with US-based journal publishers.

Ictect, a Microsoft Gold Partner, is also offering the following services and workshops at Microsoft Technology Centers to organizations interested in streamlining their publishing workflow. These include their Value Discovery Workshop, Strategy Briefing, Architecture Design Session, and Proof-of-Concept workshops.

These workshops are conducted in collaboration with Microsoft. For a listing of Microsoft Technology Centers worldwide, please visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/mtc.

Ictect, Inc. offers its software and services for Defense Publications, Journals, Books and Technical Manuals. Customers using Ictect’s software include Air Force Departmental Publishing Office (AFDPO), Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Army Publishing Directorate (APD), Government Printing Office (GPO), The World Bank, The City University of New York (CUNY), State Department, General Services Administration (GSA), LAM Research, NetApp and Nelnet Peterson's.

For more information, please visit the website link provided above or call Andrea at 630-209-9315.


NOV 14, 2017

Intelligent Content Workshop for Topic-Based Writing Announced at TCUK Conference

Business management staff looking for the latest information about what Intelligent Content is and why is it relevant for topic-based content can register to attend The Economics of Intelligent Content for Topic-based Writing scheduled for Friday, September 29, 2017.

Full details and registration for this workshop can be found on the following page of the Ictect company website: http://www.ictect.com/intelligent-content-workshop-london

Ictect Inc., a sponsor of this year's Technical Communication UK Conference, is hosting a separate workshop following the TCUK conference. This workshop, which takes place on Friday, September 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at the Microsoft Technology Center, 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington will cover key issues such as:

  1. What is "Intelligent Content?" This will include peer discussion about the necessity of intelligent content and the associated business case for it.
  2. Common Strategies used to Create Intelligent Content. This includes follow-up discussion about how to create intelligent content today.
  3. Roadblocks to Intelligent Content Creation. This section details the results of the Idealliance Industry Survey, and is followed by discussion about the cost of creating intelligent content.

These three sessions reveal what Intelligent Content is and why it is relevant for topic-based content. The peer discussions focus on intelligent content workflows, bottlenecks, and costs. This is followed by an immersion experience that will allow all in attendance to get valuable hands-on expertise.

When asked about the reasons behind creating this workshop, the host of the event, Pradeep Jain, Founder and Chief Content Architect at Ictect Inc. said, "This unique workshop will allow attendees to explore how MS Word-based authoring technologies can enable your Engineers, SMEs, and Technical Writers to easily create intelligent content using Microsoft Office and Office 365 technologies. They will have a hands-on opportunity to use an AI-based intelligent content automation tool to generate structured, semantically rich content with the push of a button."

Ictect Inc. is a provider of Intelligent Content Tools (icTools) which authors can use to easily prepare their documents in Word without having to worry about XML. icTools does the tagging to convert documents to various formats including DITA, JATS, epub, and more. icTools can also convert documents from other various formats to DITA. At the same time icTools compares your documents against various style guides, identifying errors and compliance issues, and providing point-by-point feedback for making corrections.

The Ictect Inc. website has full details about their service offerings and the sessions they are hosting after this year's TCUK conference. Interested parties can learn more by visiting their website.