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UX writing versus microcopy - UX Collective
Tries to delineate differences in terms and roles on #product user experience teams: UX writing, #content strategy, microcopy... within the context of #UX #design #technical #writing
ux  user  experience  writing  content  strategy  product  microcopy  definition  pointofview  research  role  team  design  journey  technical  csr19 
10 days ago by csrollyson
Inspiring techies to become great writers | Cameron Shorter
The importance (and shortage) of #technical #writers within #open #source communities + #software #documentation models, a call to action and a story
technical  writing  bullsi  open  source  pointofview  2019  australia  community  developer  software  process  geospatial  story  research  reference  communication  hightech  gap  documentation  model 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
Humor and friendly chat in user documentation | CyberText Newsletter
Examining the use of humor in #software user #documentation + detailed example #technical #writing
technical  writing  humor  user  documentation  csr19  example  reflection  3d  howto  software  csrblogcomment 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
Where Do Writing Samples Come From? – The Lone Technical Writer
Pithy advice for how to choose writing samples to include in your portfolio—even if you don't have any! ;^) #technical #writing
technical  writing  howto  portfolio  sample  advice  csr19 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
Where do technical writers fit in an organisation | ffeathers
A short riff on where #technical #writers are often wired into organizations, #software #product #development teams
technical  writing  organization  team  csr19  user  experience  support  marketing  developer  community  engineering  product  management 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
How to become an API technical writer | ffeathers
Short and sweet: Solid advice for #technical #writers who want to pivot to #API #documentation + some useful links #kudos
API  application  programming  interface  howto  developer  SDK  learn  technical  writer  bullsi  csr19  reference 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
The agile technical writer | ffeathers
Brilliant info + humor: "Day in the life" of an #agile (also #lean #scrum) #technical #writer is a refreshing take on how #software development teams (+ writers) are evolving
agile  lean  scrum  technical  writer  journal  humor  global  software  product  development  team  developer  value  proposition  bullsi  csr19 
4 weeks ago by csrollyson
PCI Managed Services – A New Approach to PCI Compliance from Stickman | Stickman
Useful post references 12 #PCI #compliance requirements and details #security firm's remediation procedures (mitigate funky formatting by shrinking font size) #technical #writing
PCI  compliance  technical  writing  csr19  howto  framework  remediation  reference  approach  credit  card  data  security 
5 weeks ago by csrollyson
PCI Compliance & Certification for Cloud Computing and SaaS Vendors
Useful overview and tools for #PCI #compliance for #cloud providers and operators: 8 essential concepts + templates #technical #writing #SaaS #IaaS #PaaS
compliance  overview  cloud  saas  paas  iaas  technical  writing  tool  reference  template  csr19 
5 weeks ago by csrollyson
How to Perform a ‘Post Mortem’ on Technical Documents | Klariti Technical Writing
Basic guidance for doing a post-mortem on #software #documentation includes some gritty detail #Technical #Writing
technical  writing  documentation  post  mortem  howto  software  global  team  bullsi  communication  example 
7 weeks ago by csrollyson
Team Orca Case Study - Using ClickHelp in a CI Environment | Technical Writing Blog
#Technical #Writing case study features #single #sourcing and automatic #documentation publishing for software company
casestudy  technical  writing  conditional  tagging  single  source  example  csr19  software  documentation 
7 weeks ago by csrollyson
Case study: high tech technical writing
Yes a pitch but contains some useful tools ie audience and purpose “rubrics” #Technical #Writing
technical  writing  howto  process  csr19 
7 weeks ago by csrollyson
10 Types Of Writing For eLearning
Nice review w good examples: #instructional #designer oft use these types of #technical #writing #elearning
technical  writing  elearning  instructional  design  howto  example  type  definition  reference  communication  csr19 
8 weeks ago by csrollyson
Topic-Based Writing to the Rescue: Project Considerations for Managers (Case Study)
Superb post-mortem of rescue #technical #writing project for enterprise #software (#healthcare) client features training, documentation, cheat sheets, user guides + a firing a cantankerous contractor #instructional
technical  writing  instructional  user  guide  documentation  bullsi  healthcare  software  canada  usa  turnaround  government  procurement  trust  project  management  topicbased  content  madcap  flare  contractor  single  sourcing 
8 weeks ago by csrollyson
Technical Writing: Build a 7-Figure Career [Step by Step] | Josh Fechter
Well done concise yet informative how-to #guide for developing one’s #technical #writing #career, step by step
freelance  technical  writing  howto  career  reference  firm  seo  facebook  specialization  software  example  marketing  differentiation  definition  guide  upwork 
8 weeks ago by csrollyson
Case study: improving instructions [TechScribe technical writing]
#Technical #writing example of redesigning inventory procedure guide: nice before/after example + use of nested un/ordered lists #retail
technical  writing  example  redesign  retail  inventory  procedure  store  office  communication  guide  bullsi  csr19  casestudy 
8 weeks ago by csrollyson
Software Documentation and Training Case Study - Info Pros
Concise #technical #writing case study transforms #software company’s development of onboarding, user guides, documentation, help
technical  writing  communication  casestudy  csr19  software  documentation  onboarding  guide  single  sourcing  team  transformation  service  process  design  user  bullsi 
8 weeks ago by csrollyson
Justifying the Use of Single-sourcing - A Case Study
Concise explanation of #single #sourcing and its value proposition + a project example (but not really a case study) #technical #writing #communication
technical  writing  example  project  single  sourcing  content  developer  user  concept  csr19  knowledge  management  document  guide  value  proposition 
9 weeks ago by csrollyson
1.4 Case Study: The Cost of Poor Communication – Technical Writing Essentials
How much does it cost? #Technical #writing bloopers cost millions of dollars and even led to firm failures... #communication #software #manufacturing
technical  writing  documentation  communication  gaffe  snafu  cost  example  csr19  software  manufacturing 
9 weeks ago by csrollyson
Help Authoring Tool Scoring Worksheet
Suggested scoresheet you can use to rank HATs in order to get the right one
HAT  technical  writing  management  platform  evaluation  score  rank  comparison  tool  reference  howto 
10 weeks ago by csrollyson
How To Integrate a Tech Writer Into Agile — Read the Friendly Manual
Concise but offers some nice detail about onboarding a technical writer into an agile development team
onboard  technical  writing  writer  agile  team  howto  management  bullsi  social 
10 weeks ago by csrollyson
My DITA journey begins | I'd Rather Be Writing
Useful share of author's study and practice of DITA with Drupal
DITA  example  drupal  code  markup  bullsi  reference  technical  writing  management  standard  system 
10 weeks ago by csrollyson
Darwin Information Typing Architecture - Wikipedia
Solid beginning point for understanding Darwin Information Typing Architecture
technical  writing  reference  DITA  XML  standard  metadata  system  open  source 
10 weeks ago by csrollyson
Technical Writing Tools - Which Ones Do You Need to Know?
Excellent discussion and comparison of HATS for technical writers including helpful context based on his own experience #kudos
technical  writing  help  authoring  tool  platform  discussion  comparison  use  case  user  experience  bullsi  refernence 
10 weeks ago by csrollyson
Which help authoring tool is better - Robohelp or MadCap Flare? - Stack Overflow
Opinions and comparisons of Adobe Robohelp and MadCap Flare; mentions alternatives HelpNDoc and Help&Manual
technical  writing  help  authoring  tool  bullsi  platform  software  opinion  comparison  2017  flare  robohelp  reference 
10 weeks ago by csrollyson
Society for Technical Communication
The oldest association of the technical writing profession
association  technical  writing  communication  website  csr19 
12 weeks ago by csrollyson
Technical writer - Wikipedia
Hreat starting place to put technical writing in context. Note adjacency to UX
writer  technical  profession  career  reference  history  definition  csr19 
june 2019 by csrollyson
Top 5 Skills to Kickstart Your Data Analytics Career and How to Build Them |
Simple list of #datascience skills w explanations + links to online courses to acquire them
data  science  career  skill  course  online  howto  role  plan  analytics  big  business  technical  csr19 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Social, Agile, and Transformation
Social transformation blog in CIO sweet spot; technical/strategic take on social mobile bigdata ecommerce
big  data  social  business  technical  hightech  technology  agile  transformation  blog  blogroll  CDO  digital 
august 2013 by csrollyson
Arxia – Blog - CASE STUDY : CambridgeIdentity.com – a social network
Some technical details using Zend Framework, integrating public social platform data: Facebook, Twitter
casestudy  integration  enterprise  platform  facebook  twitter  technical  software 
january 2013 by csrollyson

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