RE: “What we need is a developer who can write.”

Subject: RE: “What we need is a developer who can write.”
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:09:08 +0000

Per the OP:

"Let’s take it as a given that as technical writers, we can write.
To increase our value, we need to learn addition skills, such as a programming language.
What other skills do you all have?"

Steve


On Monday, October 12, 2015 11:19 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

Most of the skills a technical writer needs today are the same as they were 15 years ago and will remain essential to the job until the products are smart enough to explain themselves.


On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 6:52 PM, Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> To be honest, the only skills I'm interested in are the ones in demand today, and looking into the next 5-10 years.

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“What we need is a developer who can write.”: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: “What we need is a developer who can write.”: From: Janoff, Steven
Re: âWhat we need is a developer who can write.â: From: Robert Lauriston

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