August 2015

August 2015 | By Leah Guren 

Say goodbye and move on

A few weeks ago I sat with a client’s SME (one of the software developers) who briefed me on the changes in the new version of the product. Danny (not his real name) earnestly explained the whole backstory in great detail: the problem that made the change necessary, the different approaches the development team had considered, the solution they finally chose (and why), how they finally fixed it,...read more...

August 2015 | By Alberto Ferreira 

Here and everywhere: Ubiquitous computing allows universal access to information

The day of the steam-powered, ash-spewing, gear-cranking machine is long gone. Ever since the dawn of the digital age, equipment has progressively become networked, embedded, and miniaturized. Technology is literally everywhere. And it can deliver any information from any point in the world in a heartbeat.read more...

August 2015 | By Alexander Hoffmann 

Smart factories require smart documentation

Faster product lifecycles, ever-more complex systems and a large range of product variants are providing big challenges to industrial production and technical documentation. But how does the Internet of Things change the manufacturing industry as we know it? Do smart factories even require any technical communication or will the smart product of the future simply explain itself? What will the job...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...