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    Lists are an essential aspect of technical writing. They are easy to create, yet many authors go wrong and end up with suboptimal presentation of their content. Are you using the right kinds of lists in your writing?
    Keywords: how to write a list | IOUG Press | IOUG Press Corner | IOUG Press Corner | technical writing tips | Website | Writing Tips
    It’s easy in the tech world to value deeper and deeper expertise on increasingly arcane topics. We build self-images and reputations around expertise on the finer points of technology and sometimes miss the greater gains to be had.
    Keywords: career advice | IOUG Press | IOUG Press Corner | openworld | Professional Development
    What to write about? It’s a question I get fairly often, and it’s a question that any author – whether of books or blog posts – eventually struggles with. How does an author move from the desire or promise to write into having a topic that readers might be expected to care about?
    Keywords: IOUG Press | IOUG Press Corner | Writing Tips
    I don’t get paid to be wrong all the time, but am I wrong often enough? Without the possibility of being wrong, am I learning, or have I stagnated? People say with great risk comes great reward, yet it must also follow that with great risk may come catastrophe. One cannot be true without the other.
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    Are you a DBA? Larry Ellison wants to eliminate your job. I heard him say so at OpenWorld. Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Autonomous Databases. Typewriter and Computer used to be job titles, but today those words refer to objects.
    Keywords: Big Data | cloud | dba | IOUG Press | IOUG Press Corner | SELECT Journal
    I’m often asked what it’s like to work with a publisher and write a book. Today I’m pleased to introduce Alexandru Jecan, who has graciously agreed to answer some questions and talk about his experience book.
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    Early June found me in a motel room in Rochester, Minnesota. I was staring at the parts you see strewn all over the table in Figure 1. You see, I had decided to build my first-ever bicycle wheel. This was an effort outside my comfort zone – intimidating to contemplate, as it is for many cyclists. Ye
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    Microsoft’s cloud-based Power BI service makes it easy to move data into the cloud and provide dashboards, visualizations and ad-hoc query capabilities to others in the same organization. Power BI is power to the people to ask questions and get answers.
    Keywords: analytics | BI | business analytics | cloud | IOUG Press | IOUG Press Corner | Jonathan Gennick
    Writing my first-ever book chapter, I began typing toward my 30 pages and threw in headings every so often as the thought occurred. The result was a disorganized tangle, and my poor editor spent the next several chapters educating me about structure and the proper use of headings.
    Keywords: Apress | IOUG Press Corner | Jonathan Gennick | Writing Tips
    The secret to strong content is to first start with a solid outline. There a few different ways in which to approach the outlining process.
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    If reading is fundamental, then writing isn’t far behind. Reading and learning cannot occur without people of vision sitting down to plan and communicate a message, or a story. Writing is needful in any field of endeavor, and those who write are the ones who shape and mold the future.
    Keywords: IOUG Press Corner | Jonathan Gennick
    Who are the editors?
    Keywords: IOUG Press Corner | Jonathan Gennick | publishing
    One of my favorite activities when traveling is to set aside unstructured time to walk about and explore whatever area I happen to be in.
    Keywords: IOUG Press Corner | Jonathan Gennick


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