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The death of training (podcast)

In this podcast, Alan Pringle and Sarah O’Keefe discuss the shift in training priorities. In the past, companies would train employees to avoid dependence on Evil Outside Contractors. Today, companies don’t want to invest in training their employees (“They might leave!”), so instead they farm out specialized tasks to expert contractors.

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Highly designed content (podcast)

Highly designed content uses presentation to call its audience’s attention to the most important information. This kind of content requires more attention to detail and exceptions to the standard layout than content with a purely functional design. In this podcast, we discuss strategies for producing highly designed content and solutions for exerting more control over your design in a publishing environment with automated formatting.

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20 years of content strategy (podcast)

2017 marks 20 years of business for Scriptorium. In this podcast, Sarah O’Keefe, Alan Pringle, and Bill Swallow reflect on changes in the content industry over the past 20 years and on how Scriptorium came to be. From content development approaches to professional development resources… What’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and what does the future look like?

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LearningDITA podcast

In this podcast, Gretyl Kinsey and Alan Pringle discuss Scriptorium’s DITA training resource, LearningDITA.com. What is the business case for providing a free e-learning resource, and what does it take to get it started? What are the challenges of growing and managing an open-source, community-based project?

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