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Sink and swim situation with Ann Rockley – Content Content podcast

In this episode "Mother of Content Strategy" Ann Rockley discusses a 30+ year consulting career, pivoting to a new business, and more. Ann Rockley Mentioned during this episode: Society for Technical Communication (STC) The Rockley Group Kolbe assessment Resilient Team Advantage


A really fancy webform with Patrick Bosek – Content Content podcast

In this episode, Heretto CEO Patrick Bosek explains why pure techcomm is going away, why being a CEO is like being an eight year old with a lemonade stand, and more. Patrick Bosek of Heretto Note: This episode was recorded before Patrick's company changed its name to Heretto. Mentioned during this episode: DITA Open Toolkit GPT3 Scriptorium podcast Snackable @patrickbosek @easydita @heretto Content and Coffee podcast Content Components podcast

Clarity over consistency with MJ Babic – Content Content podcast

"The best term to use to call what I was doing was UX writing" says UX Writer MJ Babic on this episode of the Content Content podcast. MJ's had a diverse career, from marketing, feature articles, science journals, and some tech writing. But her plan is "helping people complete their tasks with digital products", and to "bring good writing to whatever corner I'm working in at the moment". Mentioned during this episode: MJ on LinkedIn A List Apart Smashing Magazine Boswords UX Writing Hub Streeteries MJ on Medium Strategic Writing for UX, Torrey Podmajersky Writing Is Designing: Words and the User Experience, Michael J. Metts and Andy Welfle

Not acting like slow computers with Rahel Bailie – Content Content podcast

We return from a hiatus with content strategist Rahel Bailie! She joins Ed Marsh to talk about an uneven history of content strategy, object-oriented content, how her career has led her across two continents, and the history of women in technical communication. Her Content Strategy book with Noz Urbina remains one of Ed's most highlighted (highlit?) reads. We discuss Content Operations (ContentOps or DocOps), introducing efficiency, and more. I hope you laugh as much as we did. Mentioned during this episode: Scott Abel, the Content Wrangler An uneven history of content strategy Back to the Future Deane Barker The need for content operations Ann Rockley STC Pandoc Rahel on Twitter Rahel on LinkedIn Rahel's site Raving Vale linter Visual Studio (VS) Code

All the things in my Venn diagram with Alisa Bonsignore – Content Content podcast

Alisa Bonsignore, strategic communications consultant, talks to Ed Marsh about how she fell into things her entire career, global and career sustainability, and how to have a growth mindset during this. Mentioned during this episode: Alisa's business - Clarifying Complex Ideas Alisa on Twitter American Medical Writers Association Melissa Breker


Four engineers and an English major with Michael Miller – Content Content podcast

Michael Miller, an Indianapolis, IN-based technical writer, shares what it's like to be new to the field, his passion for it, the struggles he faces, his goals, and more. Content Content podcast guest Michael Miller with the Indy 500 Borg-Warner trophy Mentioned during this episode: Curse of Knowledge with Tom Johnson - Content Content podcastXML is a four-letter word with Alan J. Porter - Content Content podcastTime as a tool with Alan Houser - Content Content podcastBBEditGenesysSalesforceIndianapolis Motor Speedway The IndyCar "split" IndyCar 2018 by IUPUI Motorsports Studies students Relay FM Connected podcast Cortex podcast


Value-oriented outcomes with Sara Feldman – Content Content podcast

Sara Feldman, customer success enablement advocate, talks with Ed Marsh about job hunting during a pandemic, achieving outcomes, "pre-charging" before conferences, and more. Mentioned in this episode: ESET softwareThink with GoogleWhat's in it for me (WIIFM) - Ed Marsh's STC InterChange keynote presentationBen Woelk's Hope for the Introvert podcastRick Beato on YouTubeMatch Game


1,000 or 100,000 meetings with Noz Urbina – Content Content podcast

If you want to hear a great story about a great career, you need to listen to Noz Urbina, the best-dressed man in content strategy. Noz talks to Ed Marsh about how to make content a business asset, literally writing the book on content strategy, and his path to creating his own consultancy and conference. Mentioned during this episode: Softquad XMetaLMekonCongilityOmniX conference - get €50 off with the code 50urbiCarrie HaneContent Strategy: Connecting the dots between business, brand, and benefits


Fluffy experience with Hannah Kirk – Content Content podcast

Hannah Kirk (@pinkhairedCS), the Pink-haired Content Strategist, talks to Ed Marsh about conference experiences, how academia compares to Silicon Valley, how kids interact with technology, and reminds Ed how old he is. Mentioned during this episode: LivefyreGatsbyJSDocusaurusMDITA/Lightweight DITAXMetaLTrends in Technical Communication for 2020 and beyond - Cherryleaf Podcast episode 76Type-in programsHannah on Medium


I like the Ms - Content Content podcast with Learning Experience Designer Phylise Banner

Phylise Banner, learning experience designer, talks to Ed Marsh about being a digital native, why eLearning and forms are so bad, what it's like coordinating the online community at a major conference, and her passion for education theory and transportation. Mentioned during this episode: ABD (all but dissertation)Modern Learning podcastLuke WroblewskiFERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActAmphicarPiper CherokeeMatt PierceSam Rogers


We’re gonna do this together with Viqui Dill – Content Content podcast

Viqui Dill, Senior Technical Writer at American Woodmark in Virginia, talks to Ed Marsh how everyone is a project manager in some form, life in the (literal) hardware industry, her day of 500 hugs, what is just-in-time documentation, and more. Viqui is also an accomplished "bad-ass bass player' and a self-proclaimed techcomm evangelist. Viqui Dill - 2017 STC Technical Communication Summit Mentioned during this episode: Gully WasherAmerican Woodmark2020 design softwareSTC Instructional Design and Learning (IDL) Special Interest Group (SIG)STC DC Metro chapterSTC Philadelphia CONDUIT conferenceViqui on TwitterViqui on SlideSharePower of StoryDjembeDr Heidi Lawrence501(c)(3) corporationSTC George Mason University chapterEd's presentation for the STC IDL SIG - Driving your Docs with Data


XML is a four-letter word with Alan J. Porter – Content Content podcast

Alan J. Porter, Head of Strategic Services Practice at [A], talks to Ed Marsh about why tech writers are now content engineers, why metadata is important, what it's like to document massive hardware, and more. Alan J. Porter, guest on the Content Content podcast Alan is also an accomplished author and critic of comics, pop culture, sci-fi, and more. Mentioned during this episode: XyWrite Grif S1000D Circuit of the Americas Word2DITA plug-in by Eliot Kimber Caterpillar Concorde Alan's Open Wheel podcast Napoleons and Shakespeares featuring Teresa Meek – Content Content podcast episode 14 Experiences have to be assembled with Cruce Saunders – Content Content podcast


I have issues with slide decks with Scott Abel – Content Content podcast

Scott Abel, also known as The Content Wrangler and the host of Information Development World, talks to Ed Marsh about the parallels between music and single sourcing, smooth segues between paragraphs, intelligent content, and content strategy in the medical field. Mentioned during this episode: Ann Rockley Managing Enterprise content Scott on Twitter The Content Wrangler on Twitter Intelligent Content Conference Scriptorium HIPAA Scott on Medium


Experiences have to be assembled with Cruce Saunders – Content Content podcast

In an intense episode focused on intelligent content, Cruce Saunders of [ A ] and Ed Marsh discuss content in the enterprise and how to make it an asset in the C-suite, job titles in the content world, lightweight markup languages, and much more. Mentioned during this episode: Cruce Saunders of [ A ], Content Content podcast guest Joe Gollner Ann Rockley on the definition of intelligent content Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Scott Brinker Mayo Clinic Markdown AsciiDoc reStructured Text Ashland Microsoft Visual Studio Code GitHub Towards a smaller world podcast [A] on Twitter Cruce on Twitter


Holding somebody else’s place with Sean Heckman – Content Content podcast

Sean Heckman was a racer, a figure skater, a TV writer and producer, almost a lawyer, and finally owner of The Media Barons and a podcast mogul. Learn what it's like to drive across the USA for 30+ days interviewing racing legends, while running a content creation business that caters to small businesses. Find out why Sean calls a "sport with science, technology, and a lot of nonsense" his home. I've never met Sean, and he was as curious about me as I was about him. Sean says he's not a journalist, but he is. He gets people to talk, listens to their stories, and responds to them. He also has an immensely dry sense of humor. I literally had to stop dozens of times while editing this podcast to stop laughing. Give this a listen. Mentioned in this episode: Sean's work on IMDB Adrian Fernandez Emerson Fittipaldi Ryan Eversley Ryan Eversley on Twitter IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship Blubrry podcast statistics Scott Tucker Dirty Money - Netflix Chris Hardwick – Nerdist Podcast WTF podcast with Marc Maron Dinner with Racers with Mario Andretti Craig Hampson episode Dario Franchitti's hair Sean on Instagram


I can eat glass with Keith Schengili-Roberts – Content Content podcast episode 22

Keith Schengili-Roberts, market researcher and DITA Evangelist for IXIASOFT, and Ed Marsh discuss the old days of HTML, Archie, Veronica, fax software, and more. We also talk about what the hell a DITA evangelist does. Mentioned during this episode: I can eat glass test Delrina The Advanced HTML Companion The Computer Paper ATI graphics cards Mekon DITA listening sessions Keith's SlideShare DITA worst practices Captain Mondo MarkDown AsciiDoc The beginnings of DITA part 1 The beginnings of DITA part 2 OASIS OASIS DITA adoption committee C'est what Toronto Keith's Wikimedia Commons contributions The Curse of the Labrador Duck Keith on Twitter Ed on the Scriptorium podcast Ed's Data-driven content webinar


Installation is not a user task featuring Andrea Ames – Content Content podcast episode 21

Andrea Ames and Ed Marsh discuss the evolution of the technical communication field, the number of job titles for technical communicators, the frustrations of proving your value, and laugh a lot.Andrea Ames, Content Content podcast episode 21 guest Andrea is the CEO of Idyll Point Group, after a long stint in content strategy and content experience strategy at IBM. Mentioned during this episode: Idyll Point Group on Facebook Andrea’s Content Hacker podcast Don Day and Michael Priestley on the beginnings of DITA part 1 - DITAWriter Don Day and Michael Priestley on the beginnings of DITA part 2 - DITAWriter STC Intercom magazine editorial calendar Amy Porterfield's podcast Michael Hyatt's Lead to Win podcast Michael Hyatt talks about his fear of speaking


The price is right with Tim Esposito – Content Content podcast episode 20

Timothy Esposito is a principal technical writer for Oracle, and current STC Philadelphia Metro chapter President. We talk about a career of service, Y2k, what it takes to run a successful volunteer organization, hiking, and, of course, beer. Tim is also an STC Associate Fellow. Mentioned in this episode Timothy Esposito, Content Content podcast episode 20 guest Tim's site Tim on Twitter Tim's "Bonus materials" page Kings Canyon Yosemite Half Dome 2018 STC Philadelphia Metro CONDUIT conference Submit proposals for the 2018 STC Philadelphia Metro CONDUIT conference Content Content Podcast – Time as a Tool – featuring Alan Houser – episode 2 Content Content podcast episode 3 - Fire fingers with Danielle Villegas Elm email client Vi text editor G-Log Cards against humanity The Beer Store STC Rochester Spectrum conference STC New England Interchange conference STC Distinguished Community Service Awards Committee STC Community Affairs Committee Cheltenham Township Historical Commission


Same mess different tools with Liz Fraley – Content Content episode 19

Elizabeth Fraley runs Single-Sourcing Solutions in Sunnyvale, Ca. We geek out about the history of structured authoring, how her opinions have changed in 17 years of technical writing, and how many books a year are too many to read. Mentioned in this episode: Liz Fraley, Content Content episode 19 guest Single Sourcing social media and public projects TC Camp TC Dojo Liz's books Benefits of dynamic product information delivery for life sciences Keith Schengili-Roberts Lisa Scottoline Michael Priestley ACM sigdoc Microsoft .Lit file Interleaf oXygen XML Editor Antenna House DITA Open Toolkit FOP DITA rendering engine Arbortext Rob Hanna - Precision Content Ixiasoft STC Summit Scott Prentice Alan Houser George Lakoff - Moral Politics


Emo analytics with Allie Proff – Content Content episode 17

Allie Proff works for freaking Boeing. We discuss emotive analytics, technical storytelling, technology as a tool for good and bad, and a meta podcast moment. Mentioned during this episode: Allie Proff, Content Content podcast episode 17 guest Allie on Twitter Allie's technical writing twitter Allie on LinkedIn Affectiva USS Vella Gulf Brene Brown: the power of vulnerability Allie's column: Speaking the STC Summit How to change your Facebook password video How TurboTax makes a dreadful user experience a delightful one technically eclectic Mailchimp's style guide Snohomish County Mothers of Multiples (SNOMOMS) Be like Thomas Pynchon with Pawel Kowaluk – Content Content episode 16 Ingress the game Pokemon Go Content Content podcast episode 7 – Curious about content featuring David Dylan Thomas It's OK to pause featuring Alyssa Fox - Content Content podcast episode 13