Leigh White is a DITA author, information architect, and DITA Open Toolkit fanatic. 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 also a conference veteran, having spoken on XML, DITA, content management systems and content conversion at a number of conferences, including the STC Summit, DITA North America, DITA Europe, Intelligent Content, Lavacon, and Writers UA. She has also presented hands-on “DITA In a Day” workshops to multiple groups.
Leigh is a DITA Specialist at IXIASOFT, where she helps documentation groups evaluate their workflows and transition into the IXIASOFT DITA CMS. Leigh is the author of “DITA For Print: A DITA Open Toolkit Workbook” and a contributor to “The Language of Content Strategy.” She is also a member of the OASIS DITA Adoption TC and recently authored a white paper on scoped keys in DITA 1.3.