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Month: October 2005 (Page 2 of 9)

XyEnterprise & Blast Radius Partner to Create DITA Content Solution

XyEnterprise and Blast Radius Inc. announced a partnership that integrates Blast Radius XMetaL DITA Edition into XyEnterprise’s content management system, Content@ to support both content creation and management using the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA), the OASIS standard for authoring topic-oriented content in XML. XMetaL Author DITA Edition is a solution for authoring and publishing content using DITA. The new product includes Natural Structured Authoring, a user environment designed to reduce time-consuming authoring tasks into simple steps, as well as a visual map editor, reusable components, and support for single-source publishing. Content@ 3.2 is a content management system that gives content authors the ability to manage extensive repositories of topics. Content creators can find related topics that they want to reuse or refer to in their writing, track and review changes in progress, shield changes from those who want to see only approved and published data, and participate in an automated workflow based on their role and responsibility. ,

Hot Banana & WebTrends in Technology Partnership

WebTrends Inc. and Hot Banana announced a technology partnership to streamline the end-to-end process of creating, analyzing and optimizing web site content and marketing campaigns. With the integration of WebTrends 7 directly into the Hot Banana Active Marketing Web Content Management Suite, marketers are provided a single solution to set-up and access WebTrends web analytics and manage web site content on the fly without technical assistance. Hot Banana automates the process of placing WebTrends SmartSource tags on web pages, minimizes hand-coded errors and helps ensure web sites are accurately coded for collecting the desired information. Customers of the integrated solution gain insight into having total control and visibility into the effectiveness of their web site content and marketing programs. Marketers can A/B test different creative, campaign offers and web page layouts on-the-fly to optimize on the best performers, leveraging features within WebTrends 7 such as comparative reports, Product and Campaign Drilldowns and WebTrends SmartView, which superimposes complete conversions metric and visitor segment behavior directly on every web page or HTML email link. The Hot Banana-WebTrends integrated solution is available immediately, and is sold by both WebTrends and Hot Banana’s sales teams and select channel partners. ,

Justsystems to Release xfy Basic Edition 1.0

Justsystems Corporation (JASDAQ: 4686), an enterprise software provider in Japan, announced that xfy Basic Edition 1.0 will be available starting October 31 for the U.S. market. xfy Basic Edition 1.0, an integrated XML application development and runtime environment, along with the xfy Developer’s Toolkit 1.0, which enables the generation of XVCDs (XML data processing sequence programs), can be downloaded free of charge. xfy Basic Edition 1.0, serves as a tool for creating and editing XML documents. It also provides in integrated fashion, a runtime environment for programs that contain XML data processing sequences, and an application development environment. Compound XML documents that include text, pictures, and tables can be displayed in xfy as a single seamless document, making it easy to create, edit, and view new documents. The scalable design concept of xfy helps ensure that, with this environment, future kinds of XML documents can also be edited. xfy Basic Edition 1.0 is written in Java, and runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac. To allow more businesses the opportunity to utilize xfy, “xfy Basic Edition 1.0” and “xfy Developer’s Toolkit 1.0” will be available free for non-commercial individual use, for academic research, and for enterprise use. Starting October 31, 2005 download xfy Basic Edition 1.0 at

If you haven’t yet visited, check it out. It is quickly becoming an incredibly useful wiki on issues related to technical communication, information architecture, and web design. Directors Bill Albing, Rick Sapir, and Sherry Steward got the ball rolling.

SiberSafe S1000D Enhanced by Semantic Knowledge Modeling

SiberLogic announced the addition of semantic knowledge modeling to the S1000D support already provided in its content management solution, SiberSafe. S1000D, an international specification for the procurement and production of technical publications, is used worldwide by a variety of commercial and government entities for the development of technical documentation. SiberSafe’s semantic enablement platform takes S1000D support beyond the authoring process to the entire knowledge management lifecycle. Because S1000D is used to document complex technology products and equipment, upfront semantic modeling efficiently ensures accuracy and completeness in content development. It also enables that content to be retrieved and consumed in new and flexible ways. SiberSafe’s modeling technology is built on the open W3C Semantic Web standards RDF and OWL, so organizations are not locked into a proprietary solution once a significant volume of knowledge has been captured.

Autonomy Creates Conceptual Index of the Web

Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU.; LSE: AU.L) announced a conceptual index of the World Wide Web. The index currently contains approximately one billion items, including web pages, audio, video and image files, and expansion continues rapidly. The index is available so consumer facing companies can offer their customers new search technologies across the Web. Also, enterprise users will be able to integrate retrieval, from the desktop to enterprise content to Internet content, based on the understanding of the meaning of the information, all on a private basis. Autonomy’s Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) is able to understand the meaning of any type of content, including text, audio and video. The index was built on IDOL technology and brings additional retrieval features to the web, including conceptual clustering, implicit query, video search and Autonomy’s unique Automatic Query Guidance (AQG). Autonomy’s AQG automatically returns categories of results based on the meaning of the query, directing users to the results they require based on a conceptual and contextual understanding of their query. AQG uses conceptual clustering to determine the context of a user’s search.

JadeLiquid Introduces Headless Server for Web Content Rendering

JadeLiquid Software announced the beta release of WebRenderer Server Edition, a Java browser component that runs in headless server environments. The WebRenderer Server Edition allows for headless rendering of web-content across multiple platforms without the requirement for a GUI such as XWindows. WebRenderer Server Edition does not require any graphics resource or Java Swing or AWT support. WebRenderer Server Edition can be utilized in server side automation including automated unit testing of web services, HTML to bitmap conversion, automated report printing, thumbnail generation and web transaction verification. The WebRenderer Java browser component integrates into any Java Server or Desktop application and provides standards compliant rendering of web content across multiple platforms. WebRenderer supports HTML 4.01, SSL, JavaScript, CSS 1 & 2, XSL, XSLT, XML, DOM etc. WebRenderer allows for the creation of HTML/XML/Web-content centric Java applications by providing both client-side and server-side web content rendering for J2EE and web infrastructure driven back-ends. A 30 day trial version of WebRenderer Server Edition is available at

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