Category Archives: Professional Development and Training

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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Useful links for digital communicators (March 2017)

Here’s our March roundup of industry links, professional development and training insights and useful reads 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 and reading over …
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Documation 2017: defining the future of information and Industry 4.0

For those working in information and content strategy, Documation 2017 promises to hold some interesting developments. The event takes place in Paris later this month (29-30 March) and, for the first time, content strategists and information specialists will come together …
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Content Strategy Applied 2017 in review

We were pleased to see Content Strategy Applied resurrected for 2017 after we attended the first #csapplied conference at eBay back in 2011 and 2012. The event, which focused on case studies and practical applications of content strategy, was founded in …
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Interview with a… Plain Language Consultant and Content Strategist

This month we welcome Frances Gordon to our job Q&A series with professionals working in digital communications. Together with her business partner, Candice Burt, Frances runs an international content strategy and plain-language business, specialising in financial content including fintech. This …
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Useful links for digital communicators (Jan 2017)

Here’s our regular roundup of the latest links, professional development and training insights, and digital communications reads that have caught our eye over the past month. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Rapid no-code mobile app development – an introduction

Rapid mobile app development (RMAD) platforms are on the rise, allowing non-programmers to create and build apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android-based smartphones and tablets. The applications for business are wide-ranging and can save on the often significant time and …
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Join the webinar: How to develop and launch your own mobile app

In the 1990s, a business had to have a fax number to show that it was a serious business. In the 2000s, it was a website. Today, more and more businesses have mobile apps to show that they’re serious about communicating and connecting …
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Ultimate list of 2017 digital and content conferences

Is your perfect learning opportunity here? Our annual roundup of events for digital communications professionals aims to help those who are looking to further their career and professional development in 2017. There are nearly 50 events listed here and many take place on …
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Useful reads for digital communicators (Nov-Dec 2016)

Here’s our regular roundup of the latest links, professional development and training insights, and digital communications reads that have caught our eye over the past month. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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