Leigh White is a technical communicator with 20+ years of experience as a content creator, information architect, and information architect. She advocates that effective technical communicators need to be more than writers; they need to be part programmer, part designer and part project manager. Leigh is a DITA Specialist at IXIASOFT, where works with implementations, product design, product communications, and output plugin development. Leigh has spoken on XML, DITA, content management systems and content conversion at a number of conferences, including DITA North America, the STC Summit, Intelligent Content, Lavacon, Writers UA, DITA Netherlands, and DITA/TechComm. She has also presented hands-on “DITA In a Day” workshops in several cities. Leigh is the author of “DITA For Print: A DITA Open Toolkit Workbook” and a contributor to “The Language of Content Strategy” and “The Language of Technical Communication.
DITA Specialist, IXIASOFT