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How to Implement Single Sourcing — Interview with Neil Perlin

Oct 9, 2006 • podcasts

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Duration: 26 min.

Neil Perlin, a renowned trainer, consulter, and developer, talks about how to implement single sourcing. He includes a discussion of tools, pitfalls to avoid, and practical steps to take.

Topics covered in this 25 minute podcasts include:

  • Definitions and benefits of single sourcing
  • Different methods of single sourcing
  • Myths about single sourcing
  • Pitfalls with single sourcing you'll want to avoid
  • Discussion of single sourcing tools (including Flare, AuthorIT, Robohelp, and more)
  • Steps to take to actually implement single sourcing
  • Who exactly is single sourcing
  • Resources to learn more about single sourcing

Neil mentions a few resources in the podcast. For convenience, here are the web addresses: http://stc.org/, http://www.w3.org/, http://www.oasis-open.org/, http://www.astd.org/astd, http://ispi.org/. The music in this podcast is from Gary through Podshow.

**To contact Neil Perlin, send him an e-mail at nperlin@concentric.net. You can also view his website at http://www.hyperword.com.


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