September – October 2011 Newsletter

Vol XIII, Issue 5


We are back with yet another edition of INDUS, STC India’s newsletter. The INDUS team would like to thank all who have contributed to this edition. We hope you will enjoy reading the articles in this edition.
Once again, we request you to send your feedback to us. We also request you to send us your ideas for the next edition of the newsletter.

Kit Brown-Hoekstra writes about how the documentation and the translation processes affect each other and how they can be integrated. Aisoorya Vijayakumar explains how an effective workflow helps the technical writers.

Experts Ignite this time features Saurabh Kudesia, Customer Documentation Manager with Nokia Siemens Networks, Bangalore. Saurabh shares his experience and ideas on knowledge-based approaches to documentation, best practices, and CMS, and provides tips to aspiring documentation managers. Makarand  Pandit has a few useful FAQs on Digital Rights Management (DRM).

Bindu Nayar describes the advantages of Publish-As-You-Write documentation model to avoid the chaos and confusion prior to the release deadline and Anindita Basu shares more invaluable tips on writing. In Prez Talk, Rajdeep Gupta talks about the much-awaited 13th STC Annual Conference to be held in Chennai.

As always, we have a few STC Announcements for you.
– Anupama Gummaraju and Sreeraj Nair

If you wish to write for INDUS, please read the authoring guidelines first, and then send in your article ideas to the editors.