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

Subject: Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1"
From: Keith Mahoney <kamahoney1965 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2014 05:02:43 -0700

Hey Haim -

PM = Project/Program Manager
IxD = Interaction Designer
IsD = Instructional Designer

And, there's also IA = Information Architect

Basically, these are branches of TW, but with their own disciplines.

Mahoney


On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 4:31 AM, Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Here's a comment I posted at the article's site. Since I'm not yet a tech
> writer, I'd really love to get comments about what I wrote. Thanks.
>
> [1] If the point is not to be ready to use different technologies to do
> your job, then that's true for almost everything.
>
> [2] You spend a lot of time criticizing DITA. I don't know it (I haven't
> actually started working as a tech writer), but it seems that one spends a
> lot of time at the beginning so that it's easier to change later, and/or to
> generate versions of the documentation in different formats. That can
> still be a valid trade-off, no? That's one of the things they're teaching
> in my tech writing course.
>
> [3] Users still need help documentation of some sort, and there will still
> be work for people who know how to write it well, no? Not all subject
> matter experts can do that.
>
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> On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> http://customersandcontent.com/2014/05/03/the-death-of-technical-writing-part-1/
> >
> > Time to panic! Or is it?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Cordially,
> >
> > Craig Cardimon | Technical Writer
> > Marketing Systems Group
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"The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Haim Roman

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