Re: The Swiss Army Knife of Collaborative Writing

Subject: Re: The Swiss Army Knife of Collaborative Writing
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 08:47:48 -0700

Thank you! I've forwarded your reply on to the client. > Chris


On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 8:33 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:

> Definitely take a look at Confluence. The Source Editor and Scroll PDF
> Exporter plug-ins are essential. Depending on their output
> requirements some of Scroll's other plug-ins might be needed. It's
> very cheap if you have no more than ten people on the team.
>
> The hosted OnDemand version is unusable due to the lack of support for
> essential plug-ins.
>
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 7:14 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Yesterday the my client's (a startup) young product manager asked me
> which
> > software I'd recommend to use for collaborative "living" documents that
> > would serve multiple purposes. Inputs would come from her and a team of
> > company SW engineers, with outputs ranging from internal spec sheets to
> > client-facing who knows what (read: undefined marketing collateral).
> >
> > She was initially thinking M$ Word, but in the same breath hinted that
> > she's aware of its limitations/nuances. (Personally, I don't think she
> has
> > any idea what she really needs.) She asked me if the user manual template
> > I've created in InDesign is exportable, but I can't imagine it lending
> > itself to all of these other purposes.
> >
> > I was attempting to be helpful/polite and told her I'd do some research.
> > I'm thinking Confluence might be a useful tool in this environment, but
> > don't know enough about it to really make a claim.
>
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References:
The Swiss Army Knife of Collaborative Writing: From: Chris Morton
Re: The Swiss Army Knife of Collaborative Writing: From: Robert Lauriston

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