Information Mapping, Inc. (IMI), a provider of Information Life Cycle Solutions has announced it has released Content Mapper, a Microsoft Word-based authoring tool that generates XML and integrates with a variety of content management systems (CMS).
The Content Mapper Microsoft Word-based authoring environment provides roundtrip editing from Microsoft Word to XML and back again, integration with CMS solutions, easy meta-data tagging, import of legacy documents, flexible publishing, and XML output. These characteristics are designed to let companies implement CMS solutions using internal resources. Anyone who is familiar with Microsoft Word can author, edit, and save XML content with out the need for XML technicians. Content Mapper supports emerging industry standard document architectures, like DITA and DocBook, and encourages topic-based content creation, hierarchical organizational structures, and full integration with content management systems. Integration with CMS solutions allows for metadata tagging and workflow to support single-source publishing, information re-use and flexible publishing. Content Mapper is available at a per user price.