Vinish Garg - Issue #18 [A Balanced Content Diet ]

Good Morning. As I curated this issue for today, I see it as a near-perfect balanced diet for content
Vinish Garg - Issue #18 [A Balanced Content Diet ]
By Vinish Garg • Issue #46
Good Morning. As I curated this issue for today, I see it as a near-perfect balanced diet for content practitioners. We have posts on Open DITA, AI and structured content, content for millennialsSkribenta, taxonomies, support for languages. Hope you enjoy it.

Noz Urbina returns to discuss how AI and chatbot trends are driving improvements in content reuse.
CAT's a Trendsetter
The Content Analysis Tool has been named to EContent Magazine’s Trendsetting Products of 2017 list.
Convergence of marketing and technical content
In this podcast, Sarah and Gretyl discuss separation of marketing and technical content, and look at the reasons that these content types are…
Open DITA: Let’s Make Structured Writing for Everyone
We created the Open DITA Manifest to make a framework that allows other ways of achieving some of the most important benefits of DITA XML.
How to Create Useful How-To Video Content: Essential Toolbox
Searches for how-to videos on YouTube are growing 70% annually. This toolbox will help you get in the video content game
An Introduction to Taxonomies | UX Booth
What is a taxonomy, and how do you use it to improve a website or application?
Three Common Tech Writer Headaches that Skribenta Solves
Everyday, I discover new possibilities within the system that make life easier for technical writers. 
From competitors to colleagues: STC as community
I considered everyone else in my field the competition early in my career. I had to fight them for jobs; they were the enemy. I didn’t really…
Add Language Support Strategically
Translate strategically to gain the biggest benefit of language support.
STC Summit 2017 wrapup | ffeathers
This week I attended STC Summit 2017, the annual conference of the Society for Technical Communication.
The Millennial Future of TechComm
Our guest author explores the question of how generation Y will change the way technical writers work in the future.
Design for Fingers, Touch, and People, Part 2
Web magazine about user experience matters, providing insights and inspiration for the user experience community
What is the minimal amount of user documentation you should write?
In researching what developers wanted to learn about writing documentation for users, the most common issue related to how much…
I’m an actor who’s lost the plot
For the benefit of new colleagues who may, justifiably, have wondered why I was hired to work in a fast-moving digital environment, I’ll start this blog with an explanation.
Eat the Menu
To learn more about UX design patterns and principles, as well as some tools and techniques for rapid innovation, check out FIRE and The Simplicity Cycle, available wherever books are sold.
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