Tag Archives: Technical Communication

First Steps: Structured Content Strategy Spain

Last week, we had the first Structured Content Strategy meeting in Spain (to our knowledge) organized by Urbina Consulting and Blue Stream Software in Valencia. The turnout, as expected, was small. OK – it was WAY smaller than expected. Still, it was … Continue reading

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Summerfall Conference Season

In June and September your Humanist Nerd spoke at four different conferences. In this post, I’ll tell you about UA Europe, Congility, and TCUK. I’ll save a separate post for EuroIA. UA Europe – In a Class By Itself UA … Continue reading

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Content Strategy: A Wicked Problem

This is the title of my guest post at Adobe TechComm Central. Please have a read there. You are welcome to add comments here or in the Adobe blog.

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The Humanist Nerd Reviews oXygen 14.2

oXygen’s new release is part of the company’s policy of regularly (every three or four months) releasing “incremental” upgrades. I use quotes because Syncro Soft, the publisher of oXygen, regularly includes major new features in these free, “incremental” upgrades. This … Continue reading

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Are You Googleable?

A comment I made to one of Mark Baker’s recent posts, What is your primary media? Paper or the web? led to an interesting discussion about embedded user assistance. In my recent webinar series on User Assistance and Cognition, I used the … Continue reading

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A Cognitive Design for User Assistance – Comprehensive Links

Update, 17 September 2015: Adobe has a new platform for its recorded webinars. Links to the recordings are now updated and will work correctly. It is important to follow the Instructions for viewing them, which is also updated. ————————————– I’ve had … Continue reading

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Let’s Break a Tech Comm Rule

Update: Links to all session slides and recordings are grouped here. I’ve been a technical communicator for nigh on 20 years. I teach technical communications. I theorize about technical communications. And for all this time, I have steadfastly held to the … Continue reading

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