2002 – Best Practices Newsletter

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February Volume 4, Issue 1

Two Strategies for Implementing Structured Writing in Collaborative Technical Writing Environments
Luc Bouquet, ATEK

From the Director
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director

Building an Electronic Document-Management System at Cadence
Amy Witerow, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Adding Dimensions to Single-Sourced FrameMaker Projects
Cameron McGill, ViaFone, Inc.

Single Sourcing—Notes from the Trenches
Kip Wheeler, JD Edwards

Tools of the Trade: Part Two of a Series – The Black Box: Converting Legacy Documentation
David Walske, David Walske, Inc.

Building Informative Objects: Excerts from Hot Text—Web Writing that Works!
Jonathan Price, The Communication Circle, LLC

Single-Sourcing Update Survey Analysis
Tina Hedlund, Comtech Services, Inc.

A Selection of Abstracts from the Field
Instant Information from a Single Source: Using XML for Cross-Media Publishing and Syndication

 

April Volume 4, Issue 2

User-Centered Design: A Goal Within Reach
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director; Gil Mounsey, NCR Payment Solutions

From the Director
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director

Mapping Strategy to the Balanced Scorecard
Angela McAlister, 3Com

Building Success on the User Agenda
Elizabeth Pek and Susan Harkus, Ion Global Australia

Tools of the Trade: Part Three of a Series. XML Transformation
David Walske, David Walske, Inc.

Book Review: Coordinating User Interfaces for Consistency
Henry Korman, Wordplay Consulting

 

June Volume 4, Issue 3

What is the Health of Your Organization?
Helen Sullivan, Collin County Community College

From the Director
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director

An XML Implementation: 9 Months and 9 Lessons
Valerie Yates, MochaStone Consulting

Single Sourcing across Product Versions
Mark Baker, OmniMark Technologies

Tools of the Trade: Part Four of a Series. The Big Picture: Implementing Managed Content Sharing
David Walske, David Walske, Inc.

Difficult Conversations: A Review and Comment
Jean Richardson, BJR Communications, Inc.

 

August Volume 4, Issue 4

The Case for an Applied Methodology
Lynn Becker, Rockwell Collins

From the Director
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director

Job Sculpting: Writer to Interaction Designer
Jennifer Squre, Nationwide Insurance

Does FrameMaker 7.0 Work Well as an XML Editor?
Tina Hedlund, Comtech Services, Inc.

The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
Wendy Sedbrook, Comtech Services, Inc.

A Selection of Abstracts from the Field

Ontology Design: Introducing the Concepts

Present Your Ideas to Your Boss So They Get Noticed

Justifying Single Sourcing and Content Management

 

October Volume 4, Issue 5

Does Personality Count?
Deborah Shapiro, Biosense Webster (Israel), Ltd.

From the Director
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director

Collaboration: The New New Thing and This Decade’s Hottest Skill
Jean Richardson, BJR Communications

Intellectual Capital
Bill Hackos, Comtech Services, Inc.

A Selection of Abstracts from the Field

Choosing Strategies for Change

Creativity Under the Gun

The Seven Myths of Knowledge Management

 

December Volume 4, Issue 6

Building Loyalty
Diane Davis and Chuck Millar, Synopsys

From the Director
JoAnn Hackos, CIDM Director

On the Road to Reusability: Update about a Single-Source Publishing System
Daphne Walmer, Medtronic

Metadata: Classical Genius Reconstituted
David Walske, David Walske, Inc.

The Content Management Bible
Jonathan Price, The Communication Circle

A Selection of Abstracts from the Field

Waiting for Commonality
Wendy Sedbrook, Comtech Services, Inc.

Motivating Employees During Times of Change
Gretchen Marks, Comtech Services, Inc.

Is Six Sigma the Right Tool for the Job?
Derrick Pope, Comtech Services, Inc.