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Questions tagged [professional]

The Professional category includes proposals in subjects like organizations, occupations, and vocations.

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Can I make a site for proposing changes to the world?

I have 3 questions each of which appears to be on that topic but it doesn't seem like there is a Stack Exchange website for that type of question. I don't want to propose it yet because I'm too unsure ...
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Separate Traditional Marketing & Online Marketing Proposals?

Proposal: Marketing Marketing is a huge subject, yet ironically this proposal isn't gaining much traction. What is the reason for the low uptake of this subject. Is there already a community for ...
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Proposal for a site about Virtualization

I have seen a number of questions on stackoverflow, superusers and serverfault that are related to vmware, virtual box, hyper-v and probably other virtualization engines. This topic is so complex ! A ...
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Is there interest in a military SE? [duplicate]

I would like to propose a Military SE. When looking to join the military, getting information is difficult. The official websites provide you with only the bonuses, benefits, and general desirable ...
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Why has at least one question been unlinked from this proposal?

Proposal: Technical Communication I asked this question a while back and it's still relevant. I noticed that it no longer shows up in the questions section here. I thought that might have been ...
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Should (could) “Technical communication” be changed back to “Documentation”?

Proposal: Technical Communication According to the official post on Meta, Documentation is sunsetting. Thus, is it possible and is it needed to return the original proposal name? Most of the ...
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Using the site for discussing technical content

Proposal: Technical Communication Let's imagine I want to develop a website, and I want to do something in HTML/CSS/JavaScript. I go to Stack Overflow, and they tell you this is the way to do it,...
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Is there a seven day minimum between betas?

I was looking through the historical betas, and I see that there were always at least 7 days between betas. Does that mean that, for instance, Computer Science Educators won't appear for five more ...
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Without being a tech writer, how much can I help this site?

Proposal: Technical Communication I am not a tech writer, or any other form of documentation professional. I am a computer programmer. As I write programs I try to think of their documentation. Both ...
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Site Scope / Name Conflict at Documentation/Technical Communication

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: As a newcomer to this proposal, I apologize for jumping in and kicking sand all over everything. But, I think this is really important to address now, before ...
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Awaiting proposal approval — but we need another name!

Proposal: Documentation When a proposal nears the end of its Definition phase, the Community Team does a final evaluation to see if the proposal is ready to move forward — and the early ...
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Remove “focus on K-12 teachers and parents” from the description

I know there is already a similar discussion here, but seeing that discussion led me make a more to-the-point proposal: Remove "focus on K-12 teachers and parents" from the description. Drawbacks of ...
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Argumentation and rhetoric site proposal?

Could there be a proposal for a site about argumentation and rhetoric? For example, how to argue for a raise in salary? Or What are good arguments for XYZ? Or How to make a counterargument when the ...
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Are these some ways psychology topic might differ from cognitive stack?

Proposal: Psychology Don't issues relating to cognition link more to brain science and neurological research while issues pertaining to psychology also embrace theoretical topics such as personality, ...
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Promote Agriculture & Farming

Proposal: Agriculture & Farming Well... Ag&F has now been proposed for 29 days. So far, we have 9 followers. Not impressive, you say? I agree. Unfortunately. How can we promote this ...
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Are documentation-related technical support questions on topic?

Proposal: Documentation Should questions asking for support on using common documentation tools on-topic? Examples of questions that might fall into this category: The passthrough attribute in ...
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Is there any community for act,drama?

I already have account in music,and movies but i have proposal for community or blog for drama and act. or if is there any community available can any one suggest please
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Does “focus on K-12 teachers and parents” mean that question about university-level teaching will be out of scope?

Does "focus on K-12 teachers and parents" mean that question about university-level teaching will be out of scope? Proposal: Computer Science Educators
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How should we craft the site description for “Technical Communication?”

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: The site name has changed from "Documentation" to "Technical Communication" I'd like for people to discuss the site description here. Thanks!
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What is on-topic here and not on Writers?

Proposal: Technical Communication Technical writing is already on-topic on Writers.SE, with (currently) 225 questions on the technical-writing tag. What topics will this proposal cover that don't ...
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What's the best way to spread the word about this proposal?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators We need a handful of more supporters (and questions) to make it to the next stage - any ideas on how to get these? I've tried tweeting/FB/posting within my ...
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Reopen old proposal, create again or move on?

I arrived here because I would like an Accounting Stack Exchange (and am little surprised it doesn't already exist). I see references to this stack exchange proposal from earlier this year on various ...
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Can we have community for oversea job?

I am using so many communities right now,but still not able to find any community where user can find work and job in overseas,is it a good idea to have such community or blog?
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Should the target group and further information be included in the question title?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators After walking through some "Example Questions" of "Computer Science Educators" I wonder where the best position is to include the questions target group. For ...
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Would this site have a large audience?

If this site is only for people teaching computer science, there would be an extremely small audience. This should be expanded to include people learning code at school. Proposal: Computer Science ...
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How will this site be able to handle the myriad of opinion based questions?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators I see a lot of questions that seem very open ended to allow for opinion rather than fact. It seems to me the site will draw those type of questions rather than ...
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School Administration Proposal

Is there (or has there) already a site such as School Administration? I assume by School Administration it would be for administration professionals at all level of the school sector whether public or ...
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Should I propose a site for Natural Language Processing?

The problem with Natural Language Processing is that this topic is currently spread over at least 4 sites of the Network, including Stackoverflow, Data Science, Cross Validated and Linguistics. ...
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Should Free Software get a mention in the site description?

Proposal: Open Source As the top voted answer to "Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?" has shown, it seems like the community has decided against including Free Software in the ...
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What is a *professional* pickup artist?

Proposal: The Art of Pick Up I know there are many aficionado pickup artists, but what, exactly, is a professional one? Who pays people to pick up women? Perhaps some sort of confidence man?
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Where are the example questions?

Proposal: Open Source Let me start off by saying that this proposal is growing incredibly quickly and that at this rate, we'll likely make it into the commitment phase in a few months at most. The ...
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Do we need an official statistics Stack Overflow? Isn't the statistics “Cross Validated” board enough?

Just to throw this out there: is it better to latch onto one of these established boards for statistics, and encourage people to ask questions there, rather than trying to establish a whole new board.....
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Isn't this already on-topic on programmers?

Proposal: Open Source Although I welcome and share enthusiasm for free and open source software, is a separate site needed or helpful? Is there any aspect of this proposal that wouldn't be on topic ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Could this be the “Official” site for the Open Source Initiative?

Proposal: Open Source The OSI (Open Source Initiative, http:opensource.org) was contacted regarding the use of the OSI logo (http://opensource.org/files/osi_standard_logo.png) as part of this site ...
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Do we want to focus on just Programming projects?

Proposal: Open Source Open Source projects are not necessarily limited to IT. Do we want to limit the scope of this site to just coding projects or do we want to include other open source projects ...
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What coding topics will this site address?

Proposal: Open Source The site description currently reads: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source ...
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Is there a difference between “Preservation of Life” and “Health”

Proposal: Preservation of Life There is already a proposal "Health" which is already in commitment phase. Looking at the example questions, the topics seem to be mostly the same. What is the ...
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Duplicate of Workplace.SE?

Proposal: Career This is a duplicate of The Workplace The Workplace Stack Exchange is a question and answer site about the workplace and other career-related topics. It is for members of the ...
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Site for teachers / educators

I am looking for as stackexchange site for teachers. I discovered you have a “Mathematics Educators” site in beta, but no general Educators site. I note that “Mathematics Educators” is a bit slow to ...
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Could we get rid of the ufos and 'area51' type of branding please?

I feel that all this type of stuff makes it really hard to convince established people in technical fields to take proposals here as something serious. Opening a website with funny UFOs flying around ...
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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Isn't horticulture already covered by gardening?

Proposal: Horticulture What differentiates horticulture from gardening and landscaping?
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Will changing the name to Community Building shorten the site's scope?

Proposal: Moderators In the proposal's description, it mentions: ...channel operators, helpdesk, portal creators and consumer advisors To me community building sounds more along the lines of ...
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Beta launching time

How much time is often passed after finished commitment phase to the beta launching? For example, there is 3 commited SO translation proposals for a long time, but beta has not been launched yet: ...
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Voting the name of the proposal

Proposal: Moderators There's been an idea of renaming the proposal to community building, with community.stackexchange.com for site domain. I believe this should be left to vote. In the previous ...
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Why should the name “Moderators” be used?

Proposal: Moderators Most site names here are worded as a general topic, not the people who practice it. For example, there's a site called "Aviation," not "Pilots." (I've found that the only ...
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Who are the “experts” for this topic?

Proposal: Career Advice I like the idea of a home for a category of questions that are off topic at The Workplace. However, it seems unclear to me who the target users are for this site. Are they ...
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Genetics is on topic on Biology.SE

Proposal: Genetic Science This is already pretty well covered on Biology.SE.
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Interest in Q&A for Manufacturing Professionals?

There doesn't seem to be a place for Manufacturing Professionals on the Stack Exchange network. Personally, I have a lot of questions about Manufacturing Equipment and Industrial Automation that ...