This sample template was included to promote consistency in writing up use cases for DITA or DITA Open Toolkit.
Examples: cost; translation, localization; working with a business or internal partner; using a library system or CMS; metadata (controlled vocabulary, ontology, taxonomy); content modeling; migrating legacy content; prototyping; lone writer scenario; output type (XHTML, HTML Help, PDF, etc); industry; distribution or access scenario.
Examples: contain spiraling translation costs, reduce time to market, work more effectively with business partners
What alternatives did you explore or try, and what were the pros and cons of each? (50-100 words)
What was the solution, and what DITA-related tools and techniques did you use? (200-400 words)
Was the original problem completely solved? What was the user reaction? Include testimonials, if possible. (100-200 words)