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Delivering eLearning in Bite-sized Chunks

What if there was a way to train your team without interrupting their hectic schedules? What if you could train them using the tools already installed on their smartphones and do it in such a way that only takes moments of their time?

Chris Denman explores this idea in his latest article.
Delivering bite-sized eLearning offers benefits and poses risks to organizations. Chris Denman explores ways to leverage social media in eLearning.
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When Good Technical Writers Deliver Bad News

Believe it or not, there are people in this world whose job it is to tell the boss what the boss wants to hear. But we few, we lucky few, we band of tech writers, are paid to tell the boss what’s really going on.
Just trying to get along, or speaking truth? Some technical writers get paid to tell the boss what's really going on
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The Help Files: How to use Facebook for your job hunt

This edition of The Help Files +Craig Cardimon  compiles slightly older but still valid posts to help you land that gig using Facebook. Why Facebook instead of LinkedIn? Because more people browse Facebook and post status updates every day.
Craig Cardimon rounds some tips on using Facebook for your job search in this latest installment of The Help Files
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Tips and Tricks: FrameMaker 12 Templates

+Bernard Aschwanden provides tips and tricks on FrameMaker 12 Templates. 

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LavaCon Session Summary: Why Short is Good

Ready to do a little infosnacking and develop some content strategies? +Mark Baker shares +Nick Kellet 's +The LavaCon Conference  session.
Mark Baker attended Nick Kellet's LavaCon 2014 session on infosnacking and content strategies, and came away with some revelations for tech comm pros.
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Tech Writer This Week

The best of the web for the last week of January, 2015.
We've hunted down and snared the best tech comm, content strategy and customer experience posts on the web for Tech Writer This Week.
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The best of the tech comm week.
The word keeps turning, and we keep scouring it to bring you the best tech comm, content strategy and customer experience posts in Tech Writer This Week.
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New Column: The Managers' Notebook

A new column on TechWhirl from +Alyssa Fox . This month she looks at managers can build relationships with their peers and why it's important.
Building relationships with peer managers results in huge benefits for tech comm managers and other content pros tasked with meeting business objectives.
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Template: Business Requirements Document

Questions on what should be in a BRD? What shouldn't? Check out our latest template.
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Tech Writer This Week

The best of TechWhirl and the web all in one convenient post.
Finding the best of tech comm, content strategy, and customer experience management posts on the web and bringing them to you just like...that
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New Poll Question

What is the role of storytelling in tech comm and business content?
Vote in the latest TechWhirl poll, and comment on the post, on whether storytelling can play a role in producing great technical content.
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Use Case Template

Starting a software project and need a starter template for use cases? Check out our latest #template  .
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Since 1993, TechWhirl (aka Techwr-l) has provided content management, CXM and  technical communications articles, resources and platform for discussions for technical communicators and technical writers.  

We help the world explore the art of content management and business communications.