Here’s the latest Interview, with John McNamara of IBM, on what it’s like to be a technical communicator:
Here’s our Interview with Diana Logan MISTC of Citrix Systems, on what it’s like to be a technical communicator.
For the ISTC’s YouTube Channel, Ellis Pratt (Cherryleaf) is interviewing a number of technical communicators.
Here is Adrian Warman (IBM Cloudant):
Here is Brian Harris (Red Gate Software):
There’ll be more interviews in the coming weeks.
We’re planning to carry out a number of videoed interviews with a range of Technical Authors this week. This is to help promote the profession. We’ll be asking questions such as what their role is inside their companies, and how they became a Technical Author.
The videos will be uploaded to the YouTube Channel for the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators, once we’ve edited and published them.
The magazine also includes an article by Sarah Maddox (now at Google) on how technical communicators can use Twitter in technical communication.
We’re not certain when/if the online version will be uploaded to the tcworld site, but we’ll add a link to the article as soon as we can.
Update: You can view it online.
In Data Quality Pro Journal, Dylan Jones interviews Ellis Pratt, Director at Cherryleaf, about how to improve Healthcare data quality through policy and procedure management. According to Dylan,
“One of the single most common root-causes of poor information quality is outdated documentation and a lack of governance in the way policies and procedures are managed. Nowhere is this more critical than in the healthcare sector.”
Ellis shares a range of practical techniques and methods to help improve policy and procedure documentation within the healthcare sector.
Below is an interview between Ellis Pratt of Cherryleaf and Jill Fifoot of Lloyd International. In the interview, we discuss localizing and translating technical documentation.
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Below is an interview between Ellis Pratt of Cherryleaf and Diana Logan, Documentation Manager at Sage Technologies. In the interview, we discuss Sage Technologies’ new platform for assisting users, the “Sage Ecosystem”, and how user documentation is developed by Diana’s team.