Re: Leading and Bleeding Edge?

Subject: Re: Leading and Bleeding Edge?
From: Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerbertechnology -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:07:42 -0500

Neil Perlin is the "bleeding edge" guy ;). Reach out to him.

XML is still maybe leading edge, but 15 years old now? Bleeding edge but
focused on tools and not subject matter expertise? Unsure.

What is UCCS?



On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Lonie McMichael <loniemc -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Hello, Folks:
> I searched the archives and have not found any recent conversations on this
> topic. If it has already been discussed, I would appreciate being pointed
> towards the thread.
> I am teaching Tools for Technical Writers this semester. My students will
> be writing reports on leading and bleeding edge technologies technical
> writers used to CREATE publications and documentation. Unfortunately, I
> only have the old standards (Adobe, Microsoft, etc.) to use in class.
> However, I can make them aware of what they might be facing when they leave
> school. Also, I do teach them what I call "technological adaptability": how
> to learn new technologies and software packages quickly.
> Since this list is the best place I know for such information, right now --
> Jan 2016, in your company and your area, what software are you using to
> create your documentation? Are you exploring any new publication software
> or technologies? Do you see some significant changes coming in the
> relatively near future?
> Thanks for any input!
> --Lonie McMichael
> Senior Instructor
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