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0 0 How can technical writers thrive in agile environments? Event recording and detailsUp until two years ago, Anders Svensson and his colleagues, based in Sweden, provided DITA and XML consulting. They eventually created their own XML-based component content management system (CCMS) called Paligo, which includes a full set of documentation features to handle single-sourcing,...  

0 0 Kanban may be a better fit than scrum when you support large numbers of engineersSince I've been working at Amazon, my tech comm role has shifted more to content curator and publisher than simply author. This shift in roles brings with it some new challenges and responsibilities. Some of the previous scrum methods with agile no longer seem to fit. I'm finding that kanban...  

0 0 NY Fashion Week: The Art Institutes Julissa Arrington- The California Art Institute of San Francisco- A collection of all Whites & a few Creams that had an almost antiqued feeling were used in a variety of fabrics & finishes then wrapped & tortured into strikingly beautiful pieces that were both restrictive & feather light &...  

0 0 PayPal Reaches Deeper Into China With UnionPay PartnershipSAN FRANCISCO, United States – PayPal Holdings Inc. said it is joining with China UnionPay Co. in the digital-payments company's latest global push to find more customers and better position itself in cross-border e-commerce. Merchants in European countries will be able to accept payments...  

0 0 Concrete Jewellery Collections by Karen Konzuk Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. While a visit to Marfa, Texas to view Donald Judd's works inspired the Vent Collection. Some of Karen's notable achievements include select pieces featured at the 2004 RED+WHITE Exhibition at Canada House in London. She has also designed custom pieces for...  

0 0 BLACK TO THE BEGINNING living in my home of the bay area, within the northern calfornia region, just outside of san francisco- it was me, my laptop and a vision. steadily, i began to understand, study and analyze the fashion industry. having already been previously engaged in musical media for many more years...  

0 0 Recording of Let's Tell a Story -- Scenario-Based Documentation, by Matt Ness (STC Silicon Valley Presentation)We need your help to establish a Documentation site on Stack Overflow. To support the effort, up-vote some of the questions and pose a few example questions of your own. Matt Ness, a technical writer at Splunk and a co-organizer for WTD San Francisco, recently gave a presentation to the STC...  

0 0 Implementing Swagger in your API documentation -- My ISTC articleWe need your help to establish a Documentation site on Stack Overflow. To support the effort, up-vote some of the questions and pose a few example questions of your own. I recently published an article about Swagger in the Autumn 2016 edition of ISTC's magazine, Communicator. ISTC stands for...  

0 0 Gap, Carter's Climb After Executives Speak at Goldman Conference Shares of San Francisco-based Gap rose 1.5 percent, marking their first gain in more than a week. The company has been hammered by weak August results and a fire at its distribution centre in Fishkill, New York. The stock remains down 3.7 percent for the year. Carter's also climbed after...  

0 0 Death of Apple's $17,000 Gold Watch Leaves Swiss Rivals SmilingSAN FRANCISCO, United States — While Apple fans obsessed over the lack of a headphone jack in the company's latest iPhone, its updated smartwatch also had a notable omission: over-the-top bling. Apple's "Series 2" watch line, unveiled Wednesday in San Francisco, includes models with leather...  

0 0 Aritzia Seeks to Raise About $232 Million in Initial Offering The company, which sells clothes and accessories aimed at women aged 15 to 45, now has 75 retail locations across North America, including in New York, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco, according to its filing. Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, and...  

0 0 The variety of tools tech comm professionals use I'm a technical writer based in the San Francisco Bay area of California. Topics I write about on this blog include technical writing, authoring and publishing tools, API documentation, tech comm trends, visual communication, technical writing career advice, information architecture and...  

0 0 Balancing the never-ending list of documentation to write with your natural interests and passionsSometimes I think that I've covered every possible topic on this blog that is possible to write about, and my muse becomes silent for a while. But then I remember the purpose of the blog -- to be a web-based log, or journal -- and I realize that the only reason I wouldn't have anything to...  

0 0 The complexities of translation and the need for dynamic variables in the build processTranslation is a complex undertaking that usually requires you to take advantage of dynamic variables and other parameters in your source format in order to generate out different languages. Although most people think of static site generators as containing static content only, it's actually...  

0 0 Presentation recording: Hunting for API developer documentation jobs in the San Francisco Bay area, by Andrew DavisAndrew Davis recently gave a presentation on finding developer documentation jobs (mostly for API documentation) in the San Francisco Bay area. The title of the presentation is Hunting for Dev Doc Work around the Bay. You can listen to the presentation recording, check out the slides, or just...  

0 0 Gap Narrowly Tops Earnings Estimates Amid 'Signs of Progress'Earnings were 60 cents a share in the quarter, excluding some items, the San Francisco-based company said in a statement Thursday. The company said earlier this month that profit would probably be 58 cent to 59 cents, with analysts pegging their average estimate to the higher figure. Sales...  

0 0 Macy's to Shut 100 Stores and Invest Online The company also said it was in talks to sell its men's Store on Union Square in San Francisco for redevelopment. Macy's, under pressure from activist investor Starboard Value LP, is working on partnerships to monetise its huge real estate portfolio, which includes landmark properties...  

0 0 Will the docs-as-code approach scale? Responding to comments on my Review of Modern Technical WritingMy previous post reviewing Andrew Etter's ebook on Modern Technical Writing got an enormous response. Some readers said the docs-as-code approach works only for small shops and doesn't scale to large projects. They said content re-use and translation also become problematic. However, perhaps...  

0 0 Gap Shares Drop as Dismal Store Traffic Drags Down July SalesSame-store sales — a key benchmark — dropped 4 percent in July, the San Francisco-based retailer said in a statement Monday. Analysts had predicted a decline of 1 percent, according to Retail Metrics. Preliminary earnings ranged from 58 cents to 59 cents a share in the second quarter,...  

0 0 The Story of Paligo: A new browser-based CCMS with all the features you'd ever wantUp until two years ago, Anders Svensson and his colleagues, based in Sweden, provided DITA and XML consulting. They eventually created their own XML-based component content management system (CCMS) called Paligo, which includes a full set of documentation features to handle single-sourcing,...  

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