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Valuing the Total Technical Writer

Michael Harvey offers a good starting point for talking about marketable skills and business value in our profession. His latest article Timeless Skills for Technical Writers suggests that writing (or communicating) is our crucial skill. He starts with some good … Continue reading

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Business Analyst Basics

Part of our role as technical communicators overlaps with the role of the business analyst. I know this first hand; I have been asked if I’m a business analyst at work. Inserting myself between development and the customer is just … Continue reading

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Belonging to Both Worlds

When I was in college, there were multidisciplinary courses and programs. It seemed wonderful and refreshing that professors were crossing disciplinary boundaries and encouraging us to stand in the middle. I have taken that to heart, rather unintentionally, in my … Continue reading

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