Mary writes: “My boss has this crazy idea that Microsoft Access can be used as a content management system for technical documentation. He wants me to write topic-based content and use Access as a CMS. Can I use Microsoft Access to manage technical documentation? If it can’t be done, what concrete reasons do I give my boss? If it can be done, do you know of anyone who is doing it?” What are your thoughts? What should Mary tell her boss?
About The Author
Known affectionately as "The Content Wrangler," Scott Abel is an internationally recognized global content strategist who specializes in helping organizations deliver the right content to the right audience, anywhere, anytime, and on any device. He writes regularly for business and content industry publications, is frequently selected as a featured presenter at content industry events, and served on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information. Scott's message is clear: Content is a business asset worth managing efficiently and effectively. His firm, The Content Wrangler, exists to help content-heavy organizations adopt the tools, technologies, and techniques they need to connect content to customers.
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