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The New Rules of Document Collaboration - FREE ebook now available

  • By Fabrice Talbot
  • September 08, 2011

We've just released a free ebook: The New Rules of Document Collaboration. The New Rules of Document Collaboration is the first in this series. It’s a short guide to help you navigate through the issues, risks, and other unknowns when it comes to selecting a document collaboration application. But, it’s more than that. It also shows where you [...]

Document Collaboration 101: Ensuring Success

Document collaboration can be the best thing sliced bread – or someone’s worst nightmare.  Without proper processes and procedures in place, collaboration can drive a person to the brink of insanity, especially if coordinating the work of multiple editors.  There’s nothing worse than trying to manage conflicting comments from a handful of different people.  What [...]

5 pitfalls of collaborative document review to avoid

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding collaborative document editing, whose benefits are overrated. On the other hand, collaborative document review receives less coverage but is equally important for businesses who engagein external collaboration, something we also refer to as client collaboration. We talk to business owners on a weekly basis. While most of them understand [...]

Teamwork or flying solo?

Most people prefer working in teams, rather than alone. Still, if you ask them, some might prefer to work alone sometimes (i.e. when they have to focus on something urgent and they think that team work would slow them down). Others would rather work from home a few days per week – so, no team [...]

Structured Collaboration, Wikis, and Getting the Job Done (part 2)

Now, let’s narrow this down to technical documentation, shall we? Online collaboration is needed for various steps of the technical documentation process. Authoring and editing documentation can be a collaborative process, for one. Reviewing documentation, obviously (you saw that one coming, did you). Getting user feedback on released documentation is another one. On authoring and [...]