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Subject:Re: I may have a window to bring in FM From:John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Debra Kahn <kahndebra -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Mon, 2 Dec 2019 16:46:34 -0500
I'm creating 3 books:
- Network Operations Center (NOC)
- Network Infrastructure
- Software Applications and Hardware
One of the subsections is Troubleshooting
The Primary issue is, Troubleshooting information can apply to the Software
Applications and Hardware (where the Trouble is against), to the Network
Infrastructure (where it affects) and the NOC, who fixes the Trouble.
Without jumping through Word hoops, it is difficult to update
Troubleshooting while having that material shared in multiple books. With
FM, I can place that material in all 3 books and when updated, updates in
all 3 books simultaneously.
A secondary capability is to sole-source output both as a PDF version for
field use and an online version onto our internal Sharepoint WiKi.
A tertiary benefit is we keep putting non-trouble shooting material in one
book, then after discussion, realize it should be in a different book. I
can now shuffle material around much easier than in Word.
In addition, though it matters only to me, is my section numbers, steps,
and bullets stay how I define them.
So I guess, definable books and multi-format output is my selling point.
On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 3:52 PM Debra Kahn <kahndebra -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi John,
> I was just on the FrameMaker 2019 web page, and it does advertise a 30-day
> free trial. (I searched on "adobe framemaker price" on Google.)
> Would love to know more about how you pitched FrameMaker to your client.
> Please share what worked well for you.
> Deb Kahn
> *Debra Kahn**, MA, PMP*
> debra -at- dkconsultingcolorado -dot- com
> *or *kahndebra -at- gmail -dot- com
> Business Phone: 970-541-0888
> Website: http://dkconsultingcolorado.com
> Twitter: @dkconsultco
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 11:13 AM John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> Good afternoon, everyone.
>> I gently brought up the subject of introducing FM to my new gig and it
>> better than expected.
>> The two clinchers were multiple outputs (print and html) and being able to
>> share content in more than one location (troubleshooting content in a
>> Trouble Shooting book and in the product book)
>> Does Adobe still making trials available?
>> John Posada
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