April 2019 | Text by Aktsh Dubai 

Agile Integration Model (AIM) for global writing teams

Built on the high-tech industry, the World Economy 2.0 is all about our connected world, where virtual offices, remote teams, multi-time zone schedules, and telecons during Uber rides including hard-to-understand accents are the new normal. With it come new, subtle, and unavoidable occupational hazards of a global, offshored workforce.read more...

April 2018 | Text by Erik Haendeler. Translated by Translations4IT 

What drives our growth?

Most people are waiting for a new technology to trigger the next upswing. But it will be the knowledge workers who will promote prosperity in the future.read more...

February 2018 | Text by Mathias Maul 

Love your silos!

Rigid silo structures, struggles over power and budgets, and an unwavering "we’ve-always-done-it-this-way"-mentality are all too common symptoms of communication barriers within an organization. The causes can often be attributed to the human factor: Everyone wants to contribute to success – if it weren’t for "the others".read more...

January 2018 | By John Yunker 

The new translation economy and how to succeed in it

The days in which "going global" simply meant launching a website are long gone. Organizations waiting for the world to speak their language are losing out – big time. So get busy speaking the world’s many languages.read more...

January 2017 | By Eva Reiterer 

Working with distributed teams

In the era of virtual reality and ubiquitous computing, it is no surprise that more and more companies are going virtual when it comes to teamwork too. Geographically distributed teams hold many advantages, but the transition from working in brick and mortar offices to the virtual desk brings some challenges. Here are some things to consider when setting up distributed teams.read more...

April 2016

Building bridges with TechComm: a ray of hope in troubled times

As I sit down to write this, a troubled and challenging 2015 has just drawn to a close. It has been a difficult year filled with terrifying violence and outrageous acts of intolerance. Whenever another hateful act of terrorism filled the news feed, I would find myself despairing for the future of humanity. 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...