Rob Hanna

Rob Hanna

Precision Content

President and Chief Information Architect

Rob Hanna is a professional technical communicator and leading expert in structured XML authoring, DITA and content management. Over the course of his career, Rob has consulted to or worked for several Fortune 500 companies including Cisco Systems., Sun Microsystems, Xerox, NASDAQ, Research In Motion, among others. In 2014, Rob was awarded the rank of Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and earned the Enterprise Content Management Specialist (ECMs) designation from AIIM.

Rob earned his certification from Information Mapping International as an Information Mapping® Certified Consultant™ (IMCC) in 2013 and holds a certification from AIIM as a Certified Information Professional (CIP). Rob is the President and Chief Information Architect at Precision Content Authoring Solutions (formerly Ascan Information Architects Limited) in Mississauga, Canada.

Rob is a member of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee working on the Technical Documentation Subcommittee. He is an executive member of AIIM’s First Canadian Chapter. He has served as a national director for the STC and as the vice-chairman for the STC Certification Commission.


Going Micro: Adapting Content for Intelligent Machines

Rob Hanna takes you on a journey from document-based authoring, to topic-based authoring, to block-based authoring, all the way to fact-based authoring.

Discussion: Information Experience Design

Vivian Aschwanden leads a quick discussion about the methods, techniques, and approaches involved in designing exceptional information experiences.


[Full-Day Workshop] Precision Content® Authoring Fundamentals Workshop

In one day, Rob Hanna will teach you the science behind — and fundamentals of — using the Precision Content writing methodology for creating effective topic-based structured content. Rob Hanna will teach you how to organize and restructure content to make it more usable, repurposable, and relevant.


Precision Content DITA Satisfaction Whitepaper

Precision Content® Structured Authoring Training

The Robots Are Coming. Do You Speak Robot?

Going Micro: Adapting Content for Intelligent Machines