DITA Success: Small team quickly delivers on all DITA benefits

Cybex International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of premium exercise equipment primarily for commercial use. The Cybex product line includes a full range of both strength training and cardio training machines sold worldwide under the Cybex brand. 

Faced with a small team, a growing product line, and an increasing global market, Cybex was reaching a point of being operationally and cost challenged with the current documentation production process.

What can the audience expect to learn?

In this presentation, attendees learn how to overcome these problems:

  • You are not committed to DITA because of the time constraints getting it up and going
  • You are concerned about learning new software
  • You are hesitant to add new languages because of  the expense and time involved

Meet the presenters

Bob Garber

As DITA Information Architect at Cybex, Bob Garber is responsible for the Cardio equipment product line. The deliverables for the Technical Publications department include manuals, instruction sheets, decals, web content, and other technical information. Bob holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Central New England College.






Judy Weinzetl


As Manager of Technical Publications at Cybex, Judy Weinzetl coordinates the daily activities including localization for 11 languages and is responsible for the Strength equipment product line.  Judy holds a degree in Communications from University of Minnesota.






Brian Trombley



Brian Trombley has over 35 years’ experience in helping clients implement content oriented processes and technologies for all aspects of publishing across a wide range of industry verticals. An early practitioner of structured content methodologies, Mr. Trombley was at the forefront of the SGML and XML revolutions and has helped clients successfully manage change and convert and leverage content for maximum business value.


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