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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has most recently worked at MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.

9 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content | InfoPro Learning

Wondering how to repurpose your existing eLearning materials? Check these 9 tips to Repurpose eLearning Content and use it time and again. Source: 9 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content | InfoPro Learning The timing of this article is impeccable, as … Continue reading

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Adobe Tech Comm Suite 2017 is better than ever!

Recently, Adobe held a virtual press conference for the 2017 Release of the Adobe Technical Communications Suite, which launched on 31 January 2017. While the Suite continues to include the latest versions of Captivate, Acrobat, and Presenter, it’s RoboHelp (RH), … Continue reading

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easyDITA | Information, Content, Documentation- Is There A Difference?

These terms get thrown around interchangeably but they really have different meanings. Yet we refer to information architecture (IA), content management, and documentation management, often in the … Source: easyDITA | Information, Content, Documentation- Is There A Difference? This short … Continue reading

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4 Lessons Learned (About Learning) From Blogging

Blogs provide great insight and are a helpful educational tool. But did you know the act of blogging can teach us something, too? Danielle Villegas explains. Source: 4 Lessons Learned (About Learning) From Blogging Thanks to Phylise Banner, Jennifer Hofmann, … Continue reading

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Is augmented reality part of technical communication’s future? | Leading Technical Communication

While walking my dog last night I came upon a mother and her young son standing on the sidewalk. She was holding her smartphone high in front of her, pointing it toward the western sky. As I came n… Source: … Continue reading

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The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding | WIRED

What if we regarded code not as a high-stakes, sexy affair, but the equivalent of skilled work at a Chrysler plant? Source: The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding | WIRED When I saw the headline of this article, I … Continue reading

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Scrap Your Work From Home Policy | Pam Ross | Pulse | LinkedIn

I was recently asked by an HR manager if I had a sample of a policy about working from home. My answer was: Do you want something more than “Get your Source: Scrap Your Work From Home Policy | Pam … Continue reading

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