TechWhirl: Technical Communication Recap for April 12, 2013

Subject: TechWhirl: Technical Communication Recap for April 12, 2013
From: TechWhirl Admin <admin -at- techwhirl -dot- com>
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Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:44:35 -0400

TechWhirl has a bit of a career/jobs focus this week (well that may be true
for most weeks), which is a good thing for those itching to make a move or
soon-to-be grads trying to figure out what they want to be when they grow
up. Yehoshua Paul describes the advantages of being bi-lingual on a team
where English is a second
language<http://techwhirl.com/being-bilingual-esl-localization-technical-communication/>.
And we offer new technical communication
poll<http://techwhirl.com/technical-communication-poll-roles-in-enterprise-content-management/>on
the roles that technical communicators can or should play in
enterprise
content management. Many of us have (excuse the cliché) worn a lot of hats
in the organizations that employ us. Today, the trend seems to be towards
breaking down content creation silos in ways that benefit the company and
the customer, but also may open up new possibilities for us. And as always,
Craig Cardimon curates some interesting, thoughtful and sometimes
controversial commentary on tech comm, content strategy and user experience
in Tech Writer This
Week<http://techwhirl.com/tech-writer-this-week-april-11-2013/>
.



TechWhirlers on the email discussion <http://techwr-l.com/> are having a
grand time coming up with a collective noun that describes a group of
technical writers—personally I’m leaning towards a “quibble” of tech
writers. They’re also a bit more serious when it comes to advice on billing
clients, justifying FrameMaker, and real-world adoption of EPUB. If you
haven’t already checked it out, subscribe and become a part of our vibrant
technical communication community.



Have a great weekend!

-Connie and the gang at TechWhirl
In Case You Missed it: This Week @ TechWhirl

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- Tech Writer This Week, April 11, 2013, by Craig Cardimon |
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- Technical Communication Poll: Roles in Enterprise Content Management |
http://bit.ly/ZhK9tI
- Being Bilingual Helps: ESL, Localization and Technical Communication,
by Yehoshua Paul | http://bit.ly/10vV1Hc

*Technical Communication news on
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- Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) Appoints Bilitzky Chief Information
Officer | http://ow.ly/2w3Qtr

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