Founder and CEO
Val Swisher helps companies solve complex content problems by analyzing their content and how it is created. She is a well-known expert in content strategy, structured authoring, global content, content development, and terminology management. Val believes content should be easy to read, cost-effective to translate, and efficient to manage. Her customers include industry giants such as Google, Cisco, GoPro, Facebook, and Rockwell Automation. Her third book, Global Content Strategy: A Primer, was published in 2014 by XMLPress.
The Importance of Words in an Inclusive Workplace
Val Swisher takes a look at the role that words play in our ability to understand others, and how we can better understand each other by being open to, acknowledging, and using different vocabularies.
[Discussion] The impact of differences on how we communicate and work with others
Erica Haims leads a discussion about the impact of differences on the way we communicate and work with others.
Why You Need Content Transformation to Have a Successful Content Strategy
Val Swisher explores what it means to transform content and shares concrete steps you can take to begin preparing content for digital transformation.
Discussion: The Right Content For The Right Purpose
Paul Perrotta leads a discussion about how organizations are customizing and personalizing information experiences, providing the right content to the right person, at the right time, for the right purpose.
A Guide to Successful Content Development OutsourcingOpen
Content Optimization Maturity ScorecardOpen
[eBOOK] Eight Simple Rules to Globalize Your Content Now!Open
[eBOOK] The Five Phases of the Translation Workflow: How to Streamline the Process of Getting Your Content TranslatedOpen
What is Content Optimization?Open
[Slide Deck] The Importance of Words in an Inclusive WorkplaceOpen