Tag: Technology

  • What’s new and improved in MadCap Flare 12

    Hey everybody! It’s that awesome time of year when MadCap releases the latest and greatest iteration of MadCap Flare. This year, try we’re getting MadCap Flare 12, sick with a host of new features and enhancements that improve the authoring experience. One of the great things about Flare 12 is that there is a nice […]

  • Flare V10 Review published in ISTC’s “Communicator”

    Flare V10 Review published in ISTC’s “Communicator”

    Author’s note: This is a reprint of an article I originally published in the Spring (March) 2014 issue of ISTC Communicator on pages 33-35. I also published a review of Flare V10 the week of its release here on my blog. If you are like many technical communicators, order you probably spend quite a bit of […]

  • Registration now open for MadWorld 2013

    Registration now open for MadWorld 2013

    In case you missed it, pilule registration is now open for the MadWorld 2013 conference. Join me and a host of industry experts for what promises to be an informative and useful  conference. This conference includes sessions like the following: Handling translation work flows through Flare and Lingo Integrating with a CMS and publishing to DITA Customizing […]

  • Advice to novice technical writers

    Advice to novice technical writers

    Craig Haiss from HelpScribe published an article yesterday where 11 of the top tech comm bloggers were asked to provide advice to newbie technical writers. I was out of town last week and missed his message, what is ed so I missed my opportunity to contribute, so I decided to do it here. My advice […]

  • Copy machines: a threat to your privacy?

    A relative send me an e-mail forward today, cost and while I don’t generally read or respond to forwards, this one was quite disturbing. The CBS Evening News recently reported on the dangers posed by digital photo copy machines. Essentially, every new copy machine made since 2002 has a built-in hard drive that keeps a […]