In this episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we talk to Michael Andrews about metadata, and his new book “No More Silos: Metadata Strategy for Online Publishers”:
Our client is a software company in Cambridge that is developing a new database tool. It is looking for a Technical Author on a short term contract. The work is to: Explain the concepts behind the tool Write Help topics on how to use the software Write microcopy text to guide the user inside the… Read more »
“Today we are announcing support for FAQ and How-to structured data on Google Search and the Google Assistant, including new reports in Search Console to monitor how your site is performing.” https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/05/new-in-structured-data-faq-and-how-to.html https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/how-to https://schema.org/HowTo It will be interesting how this will/can co-exist with DITA.
In a previous post, we looked at why organisations need to write policies and procedures. Let’s now look at what should go into policies and procedures. The policies Many successful organisations have a compelling vision for the future, which staff work together to achieve. This can be communicated in the organisation’s policies by addressing three… Read more »
In this episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we look at how to write a slide deck for a presentation. Evolution of TC conference http://technicalcommunicationuk.com/ The Future of Techcomm video by Scott Abel Different possible presentation structures: The recipe The map The “Lessons I learnt” Nancy Duarte format – how it is, how it will be (politicians)… Read more »