Tag Archives: Anne Gentle

Collaborative Authoring Trends and Costs

How do you go from 5 authors to 47, all collaborating on the same documentation? This is the issue Anne Gentle wrestles with in her post Collaborative Authoring — Tools and Costs. She explores everything from Author-it Live to Drupal, Mediawiki, Alfresco, and SharePoint, including cost breakdowns for each tool. Anne also cites research from Continue Reading »

Reinventing Yourself Through Your Blog

The other week, while I was at the WebWorks Roundup conference in Texas, where I was one of the featured industry speakers, I was sitting next to Anne Gentle during one of the panel sessions, and I asked her about branding. It seems like once you become branded through your blog, it’s hard to reinvent Continue Reading »

Google Releases Sidewiki and Adds to the Growing Trend of Conversation

Google recently released Sidewiki, a new feature in the Google toolbar that allows you to add comments in a pop-out sidebar that appears beside every page on the web. It’s not a typical wiki — you can’t edit what other people write. You can only add another comment about the page.

Podcast with Anne Gentle about her Conversation and Community book

[amazon-product align=”right”]0982219113[/amazon-product]Download MP3 Length: 40 min. As a follow-up to my review of Anne Gentle’s book, [amazon-product type=”text” text=”Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation”]0982219113[/amazon-product], I also interviewed her for a podcast. Now you can listen to Anne talk about some of the concepts in her book in a more personal way through the Continue Reading »