Tag Archives: DITA

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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Highlights of Tekom / TCWorld 2016

The annual Tekom fair/conference and TCWorld conference is the largest global event and marketplace for technical communication. In 2016, 4000 visitors and 170 exhibitors from almost 40 countries were expected to attend in Stuttgart, Germany. The full list of #tekom16 …
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What’s the craic from LavaCon Dublin?

I attended LavaCon in Dublin earlier this month at the atmospheric medieval Trinity College (or Hogwarts as some Twitter wags called it), which is home to Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure and the world’s most famous medieval manuscript – the Book of …
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Train in DITA XML basics with Firehead

Not only do we offer an accredited induction course in technical writing, but you can continue to improve your tech comm skills with our training course in DITA XML basics. As a specialist recruiter in the digital communications sector, Firehead has …
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New tech comm, content strategy and DITA training courses launched to fill skills gap

Want to improve your digital knowledge – and ultimately your career prospects and pay? Employers are crying out for talent to fill the growing digital skills gap. That’s why we’re inviting you back to school with Firehead this autumn to get e-learning in your own field. We are …
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Interview with an… Information Architect

Our job insight series continues with well-known American DITA author Julio Vazquez, who talks about his work as a senior IA and coming into the field from a background in technical writing and support programming. What does his work involve …
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European content conferences you need to know about

All summer, we at Firehead have been wanting to put together a diary of useful conferences in Europe for content and communication people. Now that the kids have gone back to school, perhaps now is the best time when learning …
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Urgent Requirement for a Contract Technical Author for Paris

For our client in Paris, we are urgently seeking a contract technical author for a six to nine month contract to begin in January. As a member of the technical documentation team, your tasks will include: Developing information in a …
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MadCap Webinar on DITA Principles

MadCap Software is hosting a series of tools-neutral webinars about Technical Communication-related topics. Why am I posting this? Because they’re FREE. And they’re very high quality. This must be one of the best deals in the industry for those motivated …
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