June 2016

June 2016 | By Andreas Günter 

Instruction manuals by robots

Is technical documentation mature enough for Industry 4.0 or does it put the business model of technical communication at risk? We are experiencing profound changes in our professional lives and some jobs are hanging in the balance.read more...

June 2016 | By Denise Kadilak 

Flare 12: A stronger focus on multilingual output and responsive content

MadCap released its 12th version of Flare in March, just ahead of the 2016 MadWorld conference that was held earlier in April. Here is a summary of the most important new features. read more...

June 2016 | By Jang Graat 

Reviewing the review process

How "live XML documents" revolutionize a rusty, ancient paradigm.  read more...

June 2016 | By Benjamin B. Sargent 

Digital convergence opens new career choices for localization experts

As content continues to gain importance as a business asset, organizations are slowly transforming into global content factories. This trend offers an attractive career opportunity to localization professionals who – with their rich experience in managing complex and diverse content types – hold important skills for new leadership positions. read more...

May 2016 | By Christoph Jansen 

Management skills for technical writers

As the duties and tasks of technical writers are evolving, so are their positions within the organization. Writers are now taking on management tasks in interdisciplinary projects or in editing. How can they prepare themselves for these roles?read more...