Tag Archives: project team

Machiavelli for tech writers

  Tina the tech writer could have done with a bit less passive aggression and a bit more canniness. The muttering, grumbling tech writer who is forever being overruled touches a chord with a lot of people in our profession. … Continue reading

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Nomadism, open plan offices, and alpha male chimps

Seating arrangements in any office can be tricky. People are very sensitive about where they sit and work and if the conditions are not right their productivity can be greatly affected. I wrote in an earlier post about nomadism for … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa smile

Back on the subject of how part of our job as technical writer’s is to ask questions about the projects we work on. In 1911, the Mona Lisa was stolen and it took a whole day before anyone realised something … Continue reading

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In or out of Project teams?

I have been thinking a lot lately about how teams in tech writing should be organized, or at least, how they should be organized in relation to other teams that they work with. I found a very thoughtful post at http://idratherbewriting.com/2011/09/23/the-proximity-problem/ on … Continue reading

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