May 2015

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...

May 2015 | By Keith Boyd and Tom Aldous 

Eight steps that will take you into the content era

Way back in 1996, Bill Gates famously coined the phrase "content is king". That simple statement has been interpreted and misinterpreted in the intervening decades, but regardless of his intent, the statement is now more relevant than ever. read more...

May 2015 | By Dave Gardiner 

tekom technical communication training and certification - an insider report

Dave Gardiner shares his experiences studying for certification through one of the most prominent technical communication training organizations.read more...

May 2015 | By Leah Guren 

Pack less, provide more: What ultra-light travel has taught me about minimalism in documentation

I travel a lot; my clients are all over the world and I usually speak at several technical communication-related conferences each year. My business – coupled with my natural penchant for minimalism – has led me to become a seasoned road warrior. read more...

May 2015 | By Jürgen Lumera 

How Augmented Reality impacts technical documentation

Augmented Reality is delivering ground-breaking opportunities in technical communication. But while the market is thirsting for more, technical writers have been slow to adopt the trailblazing innovation. A wake-up call to the tc industry.read more...

May 2015 | By Dirk Schart 

New realities: How we interact with digital content in the future

Augmented Reality (AR) is no longer just an innovative buzzword. Companies are looking for ever more intuitive ways to visualize the mountains of data they have on their servers. Even Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg considers AR one of the most important platforms for the next few years. So, how far has the technology come and which devices are already available?read more...

April 2015 | By Oliver Friese 

Heading north

Sweden is known for its music industry, its engineering products and – more recently – for its video gaming industry. If you are heading north for your next business trip, consider these cultural insights.read more...