RE: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1"

Subject: RE: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1"
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: 'Haim Roman' <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>, 'Keith Mahoney' <kamahoney1965 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2014 11:19:11 +0000

PM should be Project Manager. One of the others should be Information Developer. I think....

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To: Keith Mahoney
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Subject: Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1"

What are PM, IsD, & IxD?

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On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 8:38 PM, Keith Mahoney <kamahoney1965 -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> My take is this: Yes, TW is changing. For those that are doing nothing
> but pure tech writing IMHO, your days are numbered. These days you
> *must* be more, including:
>
> A PM (at some level)
> An IsD (at some level)
> An IxD (at some level)
> Basic understanding of programming, management, usability testing
> (field and internal), trainer, presenter Doc Control, ISO & other
> types or Reqs (Med, Industry, SOX, etc.) a mentor and a volunteer.
>
> Being a lynchpin is where the future is at and it is a great place to be.
> Yup, nearly everything I've listed is what I do or have done and I've
> trained the TWs I've worked with to reach for these other directions...
>
> ~Mahoney
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 9:23 AM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
>
> > Well, as the ice traders had to adapt to survive the new world of
> > home refrigeration, technical communicators have seen the writing on
> > their
> walls
> > for quite some time. It doesn't hurt to recognize it. But there's no
> reason
> > to be afraid.
> >
> > -T
> >
> >
> > On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Cardimon, Craig
> > <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://customersandcontent.com/2014/05/03/the-death-of-technical-writi
> ng-part-1/
> > >
> > > Time to panic! Or is it?
> > >
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References:
"The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Tony Chung
Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Keith Mahoney
Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Haim Roman

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