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Virus puts gig economy to the test – LinkedIn

It’s amazing to see how suddenly companies are taking coronavirus/COVID19 so seriously, and suddenly allowing remote work in droves. In light of this, my friend Ken Ronkowitz shared this link on LinkedIn which covers a few articles and comments about … Continue reading

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Who knew it’d be a pandemic to encourage remote work?

It is early March 2020. At this writing, the coronavirus (also known as COVID19) pandemic is slowly taking over, and people are starting to realize that they need to take it seriously. Unlike other pandemics in the past (last big … Continue reading

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What is conversation design?

              Thanks to Donn DeBoard for posting this on his LinkedIn feed. This is a really good site for something that all technical communications professionals should be looking at, even if they don’t do … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Not Content Management Anymore. Maybe It’s Context Management/Associations Now

Maybe It’s Not Content Management Anymore. Maybe It’s Context Management. Thanks to Tina Howe for sharing this on her Twitter feed. Just from the title alone, the concept is a little mind-blowing.  How would you abandon content management after so … Continue reading

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A Framework for Thinking about Documentation Quality/STC Intercom

My friend and STC colleague, Steve Jong, has written an excellent piece for this month’s STC Intercom magazine that’s definitely worth read. As I’m about to start on my new gig soon (red tape holding it up right now), this … Continue reading

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Essential Remote Work Statistics for You to Know in 2020

Was remote work included in your New Year’s Resolution? Is finding a remote job on your radar? Are you wondering about the current state of remote work so you can plan your next move? Whatever your strategies are regarding remote … Continue reading

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When being a Yes person doesn’t work

I know I’ve been away from this blog far too much in the past year. Well, things have been busy, and confusing, and complicated, to say the least. I’ll leave it at that right now. I started writing this article … Continue reading

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The Future of Startups

More businesses are starting out bringing on the best talent they can find—wherever they may be based. When Matt Mullenweg started his semi-eponymous web development company Automattic in 2005, he took what was then considered a very unconventional, even unwise, … Continue reading

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A Reminder That ‘Fake News’ Is An Information Literacy Problem – Not A Technology Problem

Beneath all “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence lies society’s failure to teach its citizenry information literacy: how to think critically about the deluge of information that confronts them in our modern digital age. — Read on … Continue reading

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Which way do you like it–Top down, or bottom up?

Okay, first of all, get your mind out of the gutter. It’s not that kind of discussion. But it is a discussion about content strategy–because, you know, this is a tech comm blog. Here’s where I’m going with this.  I … Continue reading

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