Our new DITA learning site, LearningDITA.com is now live with its first course, Introduction to DITA.
I have started work on a content strategy book. The working title is Content Strategy 101: Transform Technical Content into a Business Asset, and I need your help.
Our 2012 event schedule is starting to come together. Our guest speaker lineup includes Char James-Tanny, Peter Lubbers, and Sarah Maddox, with more to be announced. This year, we are changing our conference schedule somewhat. I am looking forward to participating in Intelligent Content for … Read More
Alan Houser and Vici Koster-Lenhardt are running for the office of Vice President of the Society for Technical Communication. If you missed the live webcast, watch this recording to get to know the candidates.
Ebooks and tablets are helping people read more than they did before: in a recent survey, 66 percent of portable device owners said they were reading more. That statistic should prompt all technical communicators to think about if—and how—ebooks and other tablet-compatible formats (including apps) … Read More
Happy New Year! In early 2009, we did a rather extensive survey on structured authoring. We asked about plans to implement structured authoring, existing implementations, biggest mistakes, and the like.
Back in June, we hired Ryan Fulcher as an intern. Ryan has done great work, and has now been promoted to full-fledged consultant. Congratulations to Ryan! The bad news, from my point of view, is that we now must look for a new intern.
After a delightful week at the tekom/tcworld conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, I thought I’d capture a few impressions of the event. First, it’s worth noting that tekom is really several events in one:
Our Technical Writing 101 book is now available in an ePub edition. You can purchase it from our online store or get it from Apple’s iBookstore.
In early 2009, we did some research on XML adoption rates and collected the results in a fairly lengthy report. Here is the summary: In early 2009, Scriptorium Publishing conducted a survey to measure how and why technical communicators are adopting structured authoring. The survey … Read More