Telling Your Manager to #WriteRight

Tuesday, February 26 2013 @ 12:51 PM, By Parth Mukherjee

“We left Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint off the survey because they are so ubiquitous in the IT industry.

In past surveys over 90% of respondents indicated using Word.

2012 WritersUA User Assistance Tools Survey

Word is one of the most pervasive and widely used documentation tool in the world. It however does not meet several important needs of modern day technical writers. Some of these needs are being discussed in our blogs here. We just released this video “How to harass a techpubs manager“. Tell your manager you need to #WriteRight – share this video with him or her.

COMMENTS

  • By John Mulvihill - 3:59 PM on February 27, 2013  

    Is the really a place to talk TechComm? Or is it a place to market FrameMaker?

    • By Maxwell Hoffmann - 5:12 AM on March 1, 2013  

      Actually, it is a place to talk TechComm. We welcome all kinds of feedback on using Word for Tech Comm, including positive comments or tips n’ tricks. Join the conversation!

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