Papers with red ink and a red pen

iWorks’ Tips for Technical Writers and Editors

The Technical Writers and Editors at iWorks work across projects, agencies, and departments. We collated our top tips and resources from our varied experiences to benefit our peers currently in the field, as well as those who want to enter the field.

Illustration of a student learning virtually via Zoom webinar window.

iWorks Employees Provide Advice on Balancing Work & Virtual Learning

Many of us are now working from home and experiencing a new wave of working with (and around) virtual technologies. As a company and as individuals we are learning how to best relate to virtual colleagues while experimenting with virtual collaboration. For working parents, virtual work has its own specific challenges. To stay focused and avoid burnout, we recommend the following tips based on our own employee’s experiences.

Detail of “The Tower of Babel” by M.C. Escher

iWorks’ Tips for Successful Agile Communication

With Agile, and other iterative methodologies, the traditional roles of a team have been replaced with a single role: team member. A team must still collectively possess all the skills needed to complete its work, but the traditional silos and handoffs are eliminated.

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Financial Investing in Times of Crisis – iWorks Corp

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, including our financial decisions. When it comes to crises and uncertainties in the financial market, it is easy to make fear-based decisions about financial investments without considering the long-term effects of those decisions.

Agile Cycle Infographic which shows iteration 1,2, & 3.

Hurdles to Agile Adoption in Government Organizations

While an iterative approach like Agile, that uses continual prioritization to deliver value to end users, is an ideal approach to many Information Technology (IT) solutions, there are various obstacles that keep many agencies from fully adopting Agile methodologies and practices.

Illustration of a man and a woman teleworking from home.

iWorks Holds 10-Week Remote Internship Program for Summer 2020

From technical editing and software development to social media and website updates, iWorks’ summer interns have been making large strides in helping the company while working fully remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Personal Security Best Practices: Technology Edition

The number of employees working from home has increased, and it is because of this growth that focusing on security has become ever more prevalent. Our lives are connected to the internet, for better or for worse, and it is important to keep your information safe. The following technologies can be used to help minimize any risks employees or companies may face.