The curse some non-technical people place on themselves unnecessarily

Photo by Natalie Jeffcott on Unsplash As a technical writer, I straddle two worlds. In one world, I have to collaborate with brilliant solution architects, programmers, and engineers. In the other world, I have to work with marketing, designers, and trainers. Straddling that line so much … “The curse some non-technical people place on themselves unnecessarily”

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Dropbox Paper and the art of the project plan template

I’ve been a fan of Dropbox Paper and minimalist word processors for a while now. In fact, I use Dropbox Paper for many of my personal writing projects. Recently, the Paper team added a Project Plan as a document option. Dropbox Paper excels at taking … “Dropbox Paper and the art of the project plan template”

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7 signs you are losing at enterprise collaboration

Image by geralt via Pixalbay I’ve come into more than one technical writing engagement only to found the organization was losing or had already lost at enterprise collaboration. As a technical writer, I’ve always had a vested interest in collaborative cultures and platforms. They help me … “7 signs you are losing at enterprise collaboration”

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Microsoft Teams: Group chat or a solution to SharePoint collaboration UX?

I’ve been refreshing myself on the Microsoft collaboration stack for some upcoming work projects. While at first, I didn’t find much original in Microsoft Teams in group chat world dominated by Slack, I find myself changing my mind about it and here’s why. Microsoft Teams … “Microsoft Teams: Group chat or a solution to SharePoint collaboration UX?”

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Creating a collaborative corporate culture

Technology pundits, consultants, and academics often see the latest online technologies, snake people, and work/life Balance are what drives online collaboration. It takes more than just one of those trends to drive collaboration. It’s about the total culture of so I’ve found during my time … “Creating a collaborative corporate culture”

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7 tips for creating and managing better Confluence spaces

Being on a job hunt has a tendency to make me reflective so today I was looking for better ways to frame my Atlassian Confluence experience. I’m a technical writer with a Microsoft SharePoint background and came to using Confluence later than some other people. … “7 tips for creating and managing better Confluence spaces”

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How Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition will influence the future of collaboration

Image courtesy of the LinkedIn Press Room I‘ve been reading all the coverage and analysis of Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn, and I fall squarely into the camp of the whole deal being a data play that will help Microsoft build out their Office graph. While … “How Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition will influence the future of collaboration”

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