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Teach Your Old Docs New Tricks: Align TechComm and Content Marketing
Davin Pukulis

Davin Pukulis on June 28, 2017

Davin Pukulis

Davin Pukulis on June 28, 2017

Teach Your Old Docs New Tricks: Align TechComm and Content Marketing

In this post, I'll share five techniques our teams here at K15t have adopted to align the efforts of tech writers and marketers in support of one another. Together they constitute a light and fast approach to making changes that aren't big, difficult, or complicated. They're about teaching your old docs new tricks.

Consider 4 Things Before Choosing a PDF Exporter for Confluence
Nils Bier

Nils Bier on May 19, 2017

Nils Bier

Nils Bier on May 19, 2017

Consider 4 Things Before Choosing a PDF Exporter for Confluence

Confluence is a leader in the content collaboration tool space, allowing entire organizations to access and contribute to information within a single centralized knowledge hub. Sometimes however, Confluence users need to export this documented knowledge as PDFs to fulfill business requirements. Here are four important factors to consider before choosing a Confluence PDF exporter.

The Millennial Future of TechComm
Martin Häberle

Martin Häberle on May 11, 2017

Martin Häberle

Martin Häberle on May 11, 2017

The Millennial Future of TechComm

No one knows what the future of technical writing looks like. You can however get a pretty good idea if you have a look at the characteristics and philosophies of the people who are newly entering the profession. As a teacher of technical writers, I get to see generation Y in action all the time and perhaps my observations about their ideas and reactions to different editorial systems are an indicator of what is to come.

Best tool for creating employee handbooks – Confluence vs. Word

Employee handbooks are a valuable resource for employees and employers alike. That's why it's important to make them accessible and keep them up-to-date. I have administered quite a few employee handbooks throughout my career, and this post explores the differences between the Microsoft Word-based approach I used in the past and my current, Confluence-based approach to writing employee handbooks.

7 Wiki-Based Documentation Myths Busted
Davin Pukulis

Davin Pukulis on August 18, 2016

Davin Pukulis

Davin Pukulis on August 18, 2016

7 Wiki-Based Documentation Myths Busted

For many companies – including Nintendo, BMW, Moody's, Lufthansa, and Red Bull just to name a few –  Atlassian Confluence is the platform of choice for documentation. Yet while this wiki-based approach to technical content is gaining popularity by leaps and bounds, there are still plenty of misconceptions floating around on the web about tech doc wikis.

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