The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Technical Communication ‘Southern Communicator’ a joint publication of the Australian Society for Technical Communication Incorporated (ASTC) and the The Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand.
Issue number 41 – June 2017 is now available for download.
In this issue, although not planned, there is an emphasis on writing, with Irene Wong not only recommending that we reduce our words but giving us practical tips for doing so, John Saito suggesting tools to help us improve our writing and Brian Lindgren writing about how we use numbers.
Rhonda Bracey makes a good case for linking up with your tribe and the benefits that can bring.
Daniel Ferguson explains how variables are used in Flare and how they can help reduce your workload. We all need to know how to do that!
Is Zoomin ushering in a new paradigm? Almost. Keep one step ahead of developments and read what Joe Gelb has to say. The software he’s telling us about may be the answer to a mounting problem: too much documentation.
Simon Hertnon asserts that companies would save money if they implemented his ideas for document creation. Is he right?
Barry Saiff’s seven key habits to being a better technical communicator make interesting reading. Do you agree with him?
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Past issues of the Southern Communicator are also available for download.