April 2015

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...

April 2015 | By Seokhwan Shin 

TC in South Korea: Developing the smart manual

Home to major technology leaders such as Samsung and LG, Korea holds one of the highest smartphone penetration rates globally. Its TC industry is still in its infancy, but with remarkable technological progress comes a new realization and appreciation for technical communication.read more...

April 2015 | By Alyssa Fox 

Building and managing a successful distributed team

How can we build an environment in which global technical communicators can be successful? Face the challenges head-on to keep your team energized, innovative, and productive.read more...

March 2015 | By Marc Achtelig 

Help with additional functions

Many online help systems can do much more than what they offer today. As modern websites already show, many practical things can be set up with some ready-to-use Open-Source-JavaScript-libraries or jQuery-Plug-ins. This does not even require in-depth programming knowledge.read more...

March 2015 | By Joe Gollner 

Why content marketing and technical communication need each other

The hype around content marketing has left many of us wondering what changes it will bring to our professional lives. Is it all happening in the parallel universe called marketing? Or are we on the road to technical content marketing?read more...

March 2015 | By Rahel Anne Bailie 

Why we need to embrace social business

The rise of content marketing forces us to re-think the very idea of technical communication. Not only do we need to produce top-quality, accurate user information, but content that has the power to engage consumers at any part of the customer journey.read more...

March 2015 | By Ferry Vermeulen and Michael Gerrits 

US regulations on instructions for use

Looking to tackle the US market? Here is an overview of the US regulatory framework and some easy-to-follow instructions on how to achieve product compliance and avoid legal pitfalls. read more...