August 2014

August 2014 | By Markus Nickl 

Learning without an agenda

Training has long since become more than just face-to-face instructions. Today, we can’t imagine living without online learning platforms, where learning is possible at any time, at your own pace and in an interactive environment. What other learning trends have taken hold? And how can technical writers benefit from them?read more...

August 2014 | By Leah Guren 

Six ways to improve your TC career

Feeling as if you’ve reached a deadlock in your career? Don’t leave your future to its fate – it is all in your hands! Here are some tips that will give your career a boost and a surge of new energy.read more...

August 2014 | By Susan Grimmette 

Clear abbreviations and symbols

Technical writing requires a balance between brevity and clarity. Here are some short, simple ways to fix the meaning of confusing or ambiguous terms. read more...

July 2014 | By Martin Brueggemann and Diana Rehberg 

Keep the wheels of work turning

A documentation project has hardly begun when the first dark clouds start gathering. An employee is sick; the contact person at the customer is travelling. The submission date for the technical documentation is threateningly close. This is where project management matters.read more...

May 2014 | By Joe Gollner 

Beyond tc – the future of technical communication

Things are changing pretty quickly these days. The source of the changes is not hard to find – everything and everyone is connected everywhere. And all this is owing to a remarkable convergence of technological innovations. For many, these changes are exciting because every day brings new services, products and capabilities. It's a great time to be a consumer. read more...