Information Design...Information Architecture... Information Management...

We are seeing a dramatic evolution of writers, editors, and other content providers, into information developers. There is a new vocabulary being developed to describe this effort. Whether you call it Information Architecture, Information Management, or something else, we've collected a number of useful resources to help you move forward.

What Do You Do for a Living?

We need to revise our job descriptions. Rather than authoring printed manuals and on-line help panels, we should be involved in or leading projects that make them unnecessary. Consumers increasingly demand intuitive interfaces; users and administrators of more complex products expect interfaces that guide them. Our jobs are changing Read more

Authoring in XML

Moving beyond the simple tagging of content for output to multiple display formats, now technical writers are beginning to use XML as a way of meaningfully labeling the various information types in their content. This is a necessary step as delivery technologies change more rapidly and the amount of information to maintain grows Read more

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Page last modified on Monday, June 25, 2012 01:15:22 pm EDT by System Administrator.

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