Tag Archives: Technical Communications

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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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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25 learnings from LavaCon Dublin 2017

The LavaCon Conference on Content Strategy and Technical Communication Management took place last month (22-24 May), and brought together content strategists, user experience designers, documentation managers, and other content and UX specialists to Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. While CJ Walker, founder and …
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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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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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Firehead contributes to new master’s degree in tech comm and localisation

A brand new online master’s programme in technical communication and localisation is launching at the University of Strasbourg, France in early 2017 – and Firehead is proud to be an industry contributor. The new programme, Master in Technical Communication and Localization …
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Learn how to create your own mobile apps – no coding required

Ever had a killer idea for an app but come unstuck when it comes to making it actually happen? Then we have just the course for you: a new rapid DIY mobile app development course for non-techies… You can do …
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