David Farbey wrote a semi-existentialist post on the challenges for technical communicators yesterday. I’d like to look at the issue in a different way, by looking at the big questions in technical communication today. The answers to these questions (which may be decided by people outside of the profession) are likely to affect the future… Read more »
Danielle M. Villegas has just pointed us towards a five minute lightning talk by Rick Lippencott on the future of technical communication, and its value. Rick covers in five minutes a great deal of the content I covered in my 45 minute presentation at the same conference – it’s worth watching. He summarises the value… Read more »
Here is a copy of the slides Ellis will be presenting in Chicago on Monday. STC summit 2012 What Should Technical Communicators Do When Products “Just Work”?
This short video by Penny Power explains the Freemium model and how it applies to her business: So where does the Technical Publications department fit into this model? Traditionally, the user documentation has been given away free with a chargeable product. It’s not been chargeable in itself, but people have been required to buy a… Read more »
Using the photos in the “I’m a tech writer” project, can you make a better slide show for promoting technical writers than this? Contact us and show us what you’ve created. Technical Writer – Exploding the myths View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: writing writer)