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DITA User Association

This is a research organization for Japanese end-user organizations to share practical know-how regarding the introduction and operation of DITA.
The activities of this association are supported by DITA Consortium Japan.


  • Report and discuss research on predetermined themes at monthly meetings
  • Exchange information through exclusive social networking services (SNS) or email
  • Present the outcomes of research at “DITA Festa”, a seminar hosted by DITA Consortium Japan

Activity History

This association was officially inaugurated in July 2011.

Past Research Themes

– DITA Introduction Themes

  • Understanding DITA
  • Study of the advantages and disadvantages of DITA application

– DITA Operation Theme

  • Consideration of the outsourcing production cost for DITA introduction

Research Themes in Fiscal Year 2013

  • Requirements and usability of DITA content management
  • Indicators and measurements of the effects before and after DITA is implemented
  • Actual conditions of the manual preparation process with DITA
  • How to set topic granularity

Admission Fee


Admission Criteria

Any representative from an end-user organization that is interested in introducing DITA (*) is welcome.

*More specifically, the end-user organizations that meet the requirements below. Depending on the theme, a discussion may be held with vendors and other associated parties.

  • Your organization is not a vendor or sales subsidiary for DITA-related products.
  • Your organization does not create a business out of DITA-related services.
  • As a general rule, your organization allows you to make public the organization name and the fact that you are a member of the association.


Currently, the association consists of members from the following organizations:
(In random order)

  • SECOM Co., Ltd.
  • DENSO Corporation
  • Nikon Corporation
  • NEC Corporation
  • Fujitsu Limited
  • Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Chairman)

Next Meeting

[Time and date]
14:00 – 17:00, Friday, Febrary 21, 2014

Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Roppongi T-Cube, 5F, 3-1-1 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo

New entries and observation are accepted at any time.

Please fill out the information below and email it to the DITA Consortium Japan Secretariat at info@dita-jp.org.
We will send you the details by return mail.
If you have any questions, you can also contact us at info@dita-jp.org.

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