Tech Writer This Week for August 23, 2012 – TechWhirl
TechWhirl’s Weekly Roundup of the best technical communication and technical writing posts on the web.
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Content Strategy offers two outstanding posts: first Stoney deGeyterwe (searchengineguide.com) describes the need for an actual strategy to develop a good content strategy. Then Kriss Mausser delves into the key ingredients for effective content strategy–governance and workflow. In User Experience, Tom Rau (uxbooth.com) talks about debunking UX myths. Then Laurence McCahill identifies and shows how to avoid the 10 common UX mistakes startups make. Darren Northcott (uxbooth.com) goes into the differences between information architecture and UX. Finally, Dave Jones (UXMagazine via mashable.com) takes a look at the developing UX ecosystem, concepts that should be familiar to technical communicators who follow TechWhirl.
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We wrap up this week with a humorous look at a Medieval Help Desk (courtesy of YouTube). This is a MUST-SEE video, people.