The twelve days of Tech Comm

Today’s technical communicator must work with multiple tools and multiple output formats, be adept at audience analysis, and be social-media savvy — often while working on remote teams and often performing double duty as an information architect (IA).

Or, put another way….

HollyOn my first day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
A comprehensive content strategy (I wish!)

On my second day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my third day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my fourth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my fifth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my sixth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my seventh day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Seven style guide updates
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my eighth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Eight how-to videos
Seven style guide updates
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my ninth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Nine user stories
Eight how-to videos
Seven style guide updates
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my tenth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Ten blog posts to curate
Nine user stories
Eight how-to videos
Seven style guide updates
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my eleventh day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Eleven #techcomm tweets
Ten blog posts to curate
Nine user stories
Eight how-to videos
Seven style guide updates
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

On my twelfth day in Tech Comm my IA gave to me
Twelve red-pencil edits (remember those?)
Eleven #techcomm tweets
Ten blog posts to curate
Nine user stories
Eight how-to videos
Seven style guide updates
Six mobile platforms
Five SMEs
Four personas
Three DITA maps
Two home-office cats
And a comprehensive content strategy

Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

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