Our Mission is to Help you - Do You.
As an information development leader, you expected to breathe new life into your organization. You were going to help your writers focus on content, not tools. You wanted to introduce cutting-edge tools, create a sleek and modern infrastructure, and open communication with your customers.
Then, expectation met reality.
Now, you find yourself sacrificing innovation for budget. Improvement initiatives wither. Then, you finally roll-out that new cutting-edge tool or infrastructure and you hit unexpected and costly roadblocks.
A combined 120 years of experience in the information management industry means we've been around long enough to recognize the patterns in information management problems. We founded Ryffine to help you see molehills before they become mountains.
We also understand your situation is unique, so we get to know you, your team, and your challenges. We're more than just consultants. We're believers. That's how we build you a tailor-made solution that is top-shelf, not off-the-shelf.
Tell us your story.
An industry thought-leader whose career has focused on leading enterprise client engagements and building an information development community, Frank has been involved in dozens of successful DITA implementations.
In addition to partnering with many leading names in the information development and content management spaces, Frank enjoys sharing his insights on trends, and facilitating the adoption of best practices throughout the community.
An active and recognized software architect and developer in the XML and DITA community, Hal has seen it all, applied solutions for complex content and complex software architectures, and lived to share the knowledge.
He enjoys applying his 15+ years of technical expertise finding simple, comprehensible solutions for complex content/data problems.
When not escaping to his favorite fly fishing spots in Pennsylvania and Colorado, Bill specializes in minimalism, user-centered design, and information modeling for single-sourcing and migration to DITA.
He draws on over 25 years of experience in developing and managing information and leading innovative global teams.
As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Teresa leads Ryffine's PMO. She began her career as a technical writer working on a wide range of products, but then discovered her passion for a well-planned and expertly executed project, and moved into a project management role.
When she's not wrestling with dependencies or charting project progress, Teresa loves kicking back with a good book, playing Pokemon and Paw Patrol with her two boys, and cuddling with her two Labradoodles.
With over 30 years of experience in the design, development, and implementation of blended training solutions, building technical publications teams in agile and waterfall development environments, and implementing global certification solutions, Rick is providing training and knowledge management services to Ryffine customers and internals. Rick has built training organizations and certification programs for startup companies to global enterprises and has a passion for all things training and knowledge management. When not working, Rick can be found in the gym, hiking, or discovering a new beach or lake.
Micaela brings a wealth of experience in roles ranging from technical writer and project manager to technical trainer and IA. In these roles, she developed a fondness for tackling sticky information development problems and troubleshooting CMS issues.
In her spare time, Micaela loves to read crime novels, hike, and splits her time between the warm California weather and the cooler Colorado Rockies.