WritersUA kicked off with a pundits’ panel. Here are my predictions from this session. I thought I was going out on a bit of a limb, but as there were predictions that the Internet would fail and/or be taken over by the government, I was … Read More
“Docs are like the canary in the coal mine. That’s where UI [user interface] problems first show up.” – Scott Boggan at a WritersUA meeting
I’m in Palm Springs, California, at the WritersUA conference. Will attempt to liveblog as things are happening here. If you happen to be here, please drop by our booth or one of my sessions.
Registration for April’s WritersUA conference is now open. Looks like a great conference as always. I’ll be focusing on XSL at this conference with one session on XSL support in FrameMaker and one on creating customized documentation. Hope to see you there.
In reviewing our conference schedule for this year, we noticed that conference events were front-loaded in the spring: WinWriters in March, TriDoc in April, and STC in May. I decided we needed to find another conference this fall. Conferences are an important marketing and networking … Read More
At the STC conference, I used my handy camera phone to take a picture of Adobe’s FrameMaker booth, complete with FrameMaker product manager. I planned to post that picture here. [envision the lovely FrameMaker booth with Adobe representation] Unfortunately, the phone ate the picture. You’ll … Read More
At the STC conference in Seattle, there was a case study session on our DocFrame solution delivered by Vici Koster-Lenhardt of Coca-Cola and Michael Plattner of ITL. A PowerPoint file with their slides is available here. If you’re considering structure implementation, and want to do … Read More
is the Neuhaus chocolate boutique. Can you hear my credit card’s death rattle? The Neuhaus web site should go to the Colossal Waste of Bandwidth Hall of Fame, so I’ll direct you here instead. (Don’t say I didn’t warn you: www.neuhaus.be)
I will be at the STC conference in Seattle next week. Each year, the call for proposals comes out with a due date in August (!!) for the next year’s conference. Each year, I debate whether or not to attend. This year, the prospect of … Read More
This year’s WritersUA conference had excellent content, as always, but I wasn’t too happy about its venue, the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. Joe Welinske has just announced venues for upcoming events, and I am happy to see Palm Springs, California. That should be a … Read More