Review of Word 2007, Tool vs. Industry Experience, the Slow Movement, E-mail Tips, and More
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Duration: 33 min.
In this week's Tech Writer Voices podcast, Heidi and I talk about some innovative research from Microsoft, Word 2007, convincing upper management you're not a cost, focusing on information users actually want, tool versus industry experience, the curse of knowledge, the slow movement, and a tip for handling your e-mail inbox.
Links mentioned in the Show
- Tom's blog
- Heidi's blog
- Innovative Microsoft Research
- Other Microsoft site
- Curse of Knowledge
- Doug Davis article on Tool vs. Industry knowledge
- Music is from Al Stravinsky
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About Tom Johnson
I'm a technical writer based in the California San Francisco Bay area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical communication — Swagger, agile, trends, learning, plain language, quick reference guides, tech comm careers, academics, and more. I'm interested in simplifying complexity, API documentation, visual communication, information architecture and findability, and more. If you're a technical writer of any kind (progressional, transitioning, student), be sure to subscribe to email updates using the form above. You can learn more about me here. You can also contact me with questions.