Re: Current industry trends for technical writers

Subject: Re: Current industry trends for technical writers
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:10:54 -0700

Moving to the cloud means outsourcing things previously done by IT, so
of course they don't like it.

You can't tinker much with a corporate Windows system that has been
locked down by IT.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 2:02 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> The biggest adjustment in the cloud model is today's users and IT people
> wrapping their heads around the idea that their applications and data may
> not be residing on their own premises or be completely under their control.
> This is an attitude adjustment rather than a technological advance,
> especially for IT people, many of whom I suspect have never really gotten
> over the emotional impact of their mainframe users becoming PC users who can
> tinker with their own machines.
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References:
Current industry trends for technical writers: From: Rich D
Re: Current industry trends for technical writers: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Current industry trends for technical writers: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Current industry trends for technical writers: From: mbaker
Re: Current industry trends for technical writers: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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