Acquisition Cost The cost of the asset including the cost to ready the asset for its intended use.
I think this method of processing the raw numbers from the WritersUA survey presents a more accurate view of tool popularity in the technical writing world. Next is the presence of two popular XML editors: Both have a long way to go to achieve dominance in the technical writing market—compare to the more traditional technical writing tools like FrameMaker at 4 and Author-It at 14—but it does appear that some form of XML DITA, SD, DocBook is increasingly becoming the lingua franca of technical documentation.
Another interesting result is the presence of Content Management Systems appearing in the list: This same point has been expertly conveyed in an article by Tim Johnsonso all I want to add to that is the large number of new and up-and-coming tools that appear in this list also indicates that there is a robust technical writing tools market, which can only be good for technical writers.
Below that there are a large number of niche tools created by smaller firms. But not wanting to toss out the results for this option completely and also to keep things simple, I added those numbers to the positive group. My condolences to his family and friends, and while I never met the man himself, I always found his software to be top-notch.
He will be missed. According to the Omni Systems website, following his wishes the source code for these products will be made freely available on SourceForge for further development by others.Want to bid on Government Contracts?
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Porter Gale, author of Your Network is Your Net Worth, in a Forbes interview, revealed that much of her success can be attributed to relationships she made throughout the years.
She stressed that one’s “net worth” is not anchored on the size of one’s portfolio or network but on the quality. TechTotal has become the ultimate destination for professional training and is considered synonymous with Technical writing. According to a research conducted by Yahoo, Technical writing has emerged as the number one profession of choice among the most lucrative fields in the next twenty years.
Technical Writing - writing that conveys information that is difficult to understand in a clear, concise, correct, and compelling manner.
Usability - the ease to which a reader can understand a written communication to perform their specific task. A Los Angeles Business journal article explained that billions of dollars are lost due to insufficient writing skills among business people.
It happens, for example, when a customer does not understand the email, marketing tool, or proposal by a company because of wrong grammar or awkward style and tone.
Glossary of Writing Terms and Phrases: Word-Mart offers meanings and explanations of writing terms and phrases beginning with the letters a to c.