RE: Rhetorical question about Information Design

Subject: RE: Rhetorical question about Information Design
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, "'TechWhirl (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 08:54:00 -0700

Cardimon, Craig wrote:

> What I'm doing these days in the office is morphing from strict
> technical writing into technical communication. Am I doing information
> design, or information development?
> Information Design seems to be its own discipline, you can find it on
> Wikipedia. But not so Information Development.
> Any opinions, folks?

Ah, the perennial topic "What can I call myself that suggests more breadth/depth/prestige than 'technical writer'?" -- didn't we revisit it at length just a few weeks ago?

Shouldn't there be a discussion of certification/licensing again before we return to this topic? ;-)

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom

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