Vinish Garg - Issue #8

This is my readings issue for current week, with some useful readings on startups, products, and cont
Vinish Garg - Issue #8
By Vinish Garg • Issue #8
This is my readings issue for current week, with some useful readings on startups, products, and content. Thank you! Follow me on Twitter @vingar.

Products
It’s a better long-term strategy.
We’re always trying to save money, but sometimes that can hurt more than help. Here’s why.
When I heard the amazing news – not one, but two of our early investments have been nominated for awards at the SPARKies, I felt a glowing sense of pride. Their products fit the popular definition of lean startups and Simpleweb was a key partner in guiding them into the marketplace.
Tomasz Tunguz is a venture capitalist at Redpoint and writes about startups, fund raising, SaaS companies, and best practices for founders.
Five elements of a great pitch
Content
This year, World IA Day was celebrated in 57 locations around the world. That’s a lot of people gathering to learn and talk about information architecture! This article, which is based on the keynote presentation I gave at WIAD San Francisco, is inspired by the thought of all these folks — mostly designers — coming together around this year’s…
Is there really a difference between technical content and marketing content at this point? Haven’t we gotten to the point that we can just call it “content?”
A defense of English majors: We learn a discipline, not a craft.
Mark Baker’s structured writing series turns to algorithms, and the challenges of separating content from formatting.
Giving semantics a chance to resemble how humans understand and end the battle between ECM (one system to rule them all) and DAM (optimized content access).
Keith Schengili-Roberts, IXIASOFT DITA Specialist, points out where you can find the new DITA 1.3 specification from OASIS online.
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