Interactive video workshop in San Jose this Saturday, 1-5pm

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay area and are interested in learning more about creating interactive video tutorials, check out the Best Practices when Creating Interactive Video Tutorials Workshop, sponsored by the STC-Silicon Valley chapter. The workshop will be held at the West Valley Branch Library, 1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd., San José, CA Continue Reading »

A long list of technical innovations semi-relevant to technical writers

The degree of innovation over the past two decades is so immense that you have to dramatically narrow the scope to even have a fruitful discussion. I’m going to look specifically at technical innovations that might be semi-relevant to technical communicators. You can somewhat draw a line between innovation with tools and innovation with ideas. Continue Reading »

Sustaining and disruptive innovations

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What is innovation? When we talk about innovation, we usually refer to new tools, processes, or other techniques that improve how we do something. For example, in software development, the agile software process is an innovation from the waterfall method. Some innovations are more radical than others. When an innovation disrupts the mainstream technology or Continue Reading »