Lean Technical communication Uncategorized

Getting Started with Lean Manufacturing Principles

Here’s a collection of videos, articles, books, and courses to help you learn more about lean manufacturing, and help you come up with some great ideas on how to implement lean in the field of technical communication. Enjoy! 🙂 PS. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to use a Kanban TOC  at my TCUK presentation in […]

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How to memorize numbers to make online shopping easier

Isn’t it annoying when you’re about to buy something online, only to realize that your credit card is in the other room, and wouldn’t it be nice if you could just remember your card number? Here’s how you can commit a sequence of numbers to memory: Make a list of objects that each represent a number from […]

Automation MadCap Flare Technical communication

Free Tool to Create MadCap Build Logs with Time Stamps

To troubleshoot a complex build process I needed time stamps on each line of the Flare build log. It’s not possible today, but MadCap has created a feature request for it… …and in the meanwhile, I’ve created a tool you can use to generate a log file with time stamps. You can use this tool for any […]

Automation MadCap Flare

Free Tool: Automatically Synchronize External Resources in MadCap Flare

In my master Flare project, I like to include PDF-versions of the webhelp targets, so that users can either download the PDF, or read the online help. It’s all built from the same TOC. To keep this up-to-date, the PDFs are built and published to a network folder, and then re-imported to the Flare project using […]