Category Archives: Professional Development and Training

Learnings from Copywriting Conference 2017

Last week I attended the 2017 Copywriting Conference, hosted by ProCopywriters at The Crystal in London and billed as “One day dedicated to the art and science of copywriting”. For Firehead’s sponsorship of the event, I gave a CV Surgery. …
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Useful links for digital communicators (September 2017)

It’s back to school month and we’ve been doing our homework and bookmarking industry insight, professional development and training articles, and other useful links within the field of digital communications. In our September roundup, we highlight the latest reads in artificial …
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Interview with a… Training Manager

Many digital content and techcomm professionals think about going into training as they develop and build their careers so we are particularly pleased to hear about what this work entails from Dan Jones, a training manager for a global insurance …
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Useful links for digital communicators (July-August 2017)

Catch up on industry insight, professional development and training articles, and useful links from the field of digital communications via our regular links roundup. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow …
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Is DITA working for you? DITA Satisfaction Survey 2017 results

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) has gained widespread adoption in the techcomm field, as both a tool and a standard for structured technical writing. Through semantic tagging and an XML architecture, it facilitates the re-use of content across different outputs …
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Catch up on Confab Central 2017

Why not ‘confab’ vicariously with our wicked list of links from the annual content strategy conference held in the US. Confab Central 2017 took place from 7-9 June in Minneapolis and brought together around 600 content leads, content strategists, brand …
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Learn customer journey mapping – workshops now available

Firehead is now offering workshops in customer journey mapping (CJM) – a very useful skill for content professionals to add to their content toolkit as it helps brands understand how the user experiences and interacts with their content across multiple …
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Useful links for digital communicators (May 2017)

Here’s our May roundup of industry insight, professional development and training articles, and useful links from the field of digital communications. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Useful links for digital communicators (April 2017)

Catch up on our recommended reads from April, featuring industry insight, professional development and training articles, and useful links from the field of digital communications. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us there. Here’s what we’ve been bookmarking …
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Firehead at Documation 2017

We’d like to congratulate Documation on a great event, held recently in Paris (29-30 March). CJ Walker attended, representing Firehead as an Adobe partner, along with other partner companies (left-right): Ray Gallon, Stefan Gentz and Toni Ressaire. “Documation was a …
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