Vinish Garg - Issue #63 [Content]

Hey welcome to this Friday issue on Content. Today's issue includes a rich variety of posts on strate
Vinish Garg - Issue #63 [Content]
By Vinish Garg • Issue #63
Hey welcome to this Friday issue on Content
Today’s issue includes a rich variety of posts on strategic content (metadata, structure, content design) and technical content. I hope you enjoy the curation. If you find this list useful, I will appreciate if you can share it in your network so that they can subscribe to get these updates.

Content & Decisions: A Unified Framework
A unified framework for publishers to evaluate the relationship between content and UX and business decisions.
When the pain of ignorance exceeds the pain of learning
Users turn to documentation when the pain of their ignorance exceed…
Live content strategy Q&A with Kristina Halvorson
GatherContent - An online platform to help teams collaborate on website content production.
“Mining for Metadata:” Will You Strike Gold or Strike Out? - Lexology
You might have heard about “mining for metadata.” What does it mean? How is it done? Should you do it? When the origins of a critical document are at…
One Step Closer to Intertwingularity: Semantic Metadata
What is semantic metadata and how it opens new ways for interacting with information and creating captivating experiences.
I’m a content designer. What am I?
As fairly new disciplines, content strategy and content design suffer from a degree of elusiveness that can make content buy-in considerably harder than it should be.
The Current State of Author Experience
The following is an excerpt from Author Experience by Rick Yagodich, the fourth book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Series of books from XML Press (2014).
Why simple language isn't so simple: the struggle to create plain language in documentation
Although you can adjust your content’s style to be simpler and more…
2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
BloomReach is newly positioned a leader among WCM vendors in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
Credibility + Trust Fact Sheet
Our Credibility + Trust Fact Sheet looks at the state of web credibility. Is it trustworthy?
Structured Content Meets Taxonomy: Webinar Recording
“For truly futureproof content, we need to write well, use structural
markers, and associate our chunks of information with external data.”
Recording of a joint webinar with PoolParty’s Andreas Blumauer.
MadCap Scholar Program Series – An Interview with Dr. Ryan Weber
In this interview, we speak to Dr. Ryan Weber of University of Alabama in Huntsville, who has partnered with the MadCap Scholar Program for several years.
Content Strategy Network: Is structured content worth the effort? - Scriptorium
We opened the meeting with quick introductions from the moderators (Sarah O’Keefe, Alan Pringle, and Bill Swallow), then ran a few polls to get an idea of participants.
The F Pattern: Understanding How Users Scan Content
Reading online is a little different than the way you read textbooks high school and college. Today, when people find content on the web they are interested in, they scan it first.
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