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Subject:Re: Leading and Bleeding Edge? From:Jonathan Baker <jbaker2525 -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerbertechnology -dot- com> Date:Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:31:27 -0500
Confluence and a pile of social media tools that most of us have never
heard of. And of course, MadCap Flare and their suite of tools. Don't
forget Adobe's InDesign, either.
On Monday, January 4, 2016, Sean Brierley <
sean -dot- brierley -at- gerbertechnology -dot- com> wrote:
> 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
> > Hello, Folks:
> > I searched the archives and have not found any recent conversations on
> > 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
> > school. Also, I do teach them what I call "technological adaptability":
> > 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
> > UCCS
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