July 2015

July 2015 | By Elena Groznaya 

Creating effective presentations for a global audience

Who wouldn’t enjoy a joke at the beginning of a presentation to ease you into the topic – however complex it might be? Well, there are actually a few cultures that would prefer to stick to facts and figures. So, how can you adjust your presentation to appeal to an international audience?read more...

July 2015 | By Terena Bell 

Localizing TV apps

They’re built in the same coding language and for the same operating system – but localize a TV app the same way you do a mobile app and your message may literally be lost in translation. Here are the major implications to consider.read more...

June 2015 | By Sissi Closs 

Style guide for sale?

The style guide enjoys a prominent position in the history of technical communication. For a long time, it has been considered proof of professionalism. But what has happened to this classical instrument of professional documentation?read more...

June 2015 | By Rebecca Ray 

Content tiering: How much and what should we translate?

With increasing revenue from global markets, companies are faced with the question of what material to make available for international customers. Content tiering – prioritizing information for localization – is one way to meet this challenge.read more...

June 2015 | By Joakim Ström 

Integrating a translation memory into a CCMS

Translate once, use everywhere. This – in a nutshell – is the idea of an integrated translation memory, which can save companies a lot of time and money. So how exactly does it work?read more...

June 2015 | By Leah Guren 

Games: Play your way to better documentation

I teach courses and workshops in writing and editing. Often, a manager tells me, “My writers understand the rules, but they don’t seem to be able to apply them. Help!”read more...

May 2015

New module supplements TCTrainNet Program

With the new module "Rule-Based Writing – English for Non-Native Writers", TCTrainNet is expanding the spectrum of topics in its English-language qualification and certification concept for technical communicators. read more...