Kristen James Eberlein

Kristen James Eberlein


Content Engineer

Kristen James Eberlein is the Lead Content Engineer for [A] — — where she spearheads client structured-content initiatives and grows the [A] content engineering team. Working with complex content sets and publishing teams, Kris applies and enhances [A]’s Master Content Model methodology and the larger [A] Content Intelligence Framework.


Kristen also is Chair of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee (TC), where she works to set the future direction, growth, and health of the DITA standard. She has been active with the DITA TC since 2007, and has served in several leadership roles: Secretary (2007-2010), Co-chair (2010-2013), and Chair (2014-present). She is co-editor of the DITA 1.2 and 1.3 specifications.

Trained as a historian, she’s worn almost all the content worker hats you can imagine: Information developer, team lead, information architect, tool smith.

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Content Reuse Demystified

Kris Eberlein provides a practical exploration of content reuse: What it is (and isn't). where it can add value (as opposed to driving up costs), practical tips for writing for reuse regardless of source format, and more.