Weekly Round-up: Answers Meet Questions, Content Organization, Quotation Marks, and More

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Here's K15t Software's weekly social web round-up for technical writers, information architects, and content strategists.

This week's top story from the Atlassian blogs: "Answers, Meet Questions"

Answers, Meet Questions

Atlassian Answers, the self-service Q&A platform for Atlassian products is now powered by Confluence Questions. The web site is serving almost one million page views per month, hosts 75,000+ questions, and 200,000 users. Read more

Quick Thoughts on Useful Skills for Technical Communicators

When Neal Kaplan has been asked "What are the most important skills for a technical communicator to have?", he used to answer "A strong sense of organization". But now, he would say "Dissatisfaction". Read more

The Death of Hierarchy

Mark Baker grabs a shovel to dig the grave of hierarchy โ€“ as a form of content organization. Readers are becoming more and more search-dominant. "The difficulty for writers is to figure out how to work in a post-hierarchy world." Read more

Content Strategy and Engineers

During your content strategy analysis, Alan Pringle recommends that you don't overlook contributions of engineers, support, and other groups who create content as a secondary part of their jobs. Read more

18 Unnecessary Quotation Marks That Ruined Everything

A perfectly normal statement can become incredibly weird with a couple of misplaced quotation marks. Read more


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