Trends in technical documentation – Is technical writing broken?

Cherryleaf and Ovidius are in the early stages of organising a free seminar for the technical communication community at the Møller Centre in Cambridge. The themes for the event are likely to be future trends in technical authoring, and related to this, is technical writing broken? We’re liaising with the ISTC’s Cambridge area group on… Read more »

First Documentation Managers/Leaders mentoring meeting set for 26th May

The first Documentation Managers/Leaders mentoring meeting date has now been set:  for the afternoon of Tuesday 26th May 2009.   The afternoon is dedicated to providing a safe forum where documentation managers can share the issues they face and get their challenging questions answered – not just by an expert but by people who’ve faced… Read more »

Email issues overnight

We moved email providers overnight, and some emails sent to us may have bounced back to the sender during this period. We are currently receiving email, and the new system seem to be working correctly now. If you did get a failure notice for an email you sent any of our staff, please resend and… Read more »

Cherryleaf’s article in “Communicator” – Benchmarks for High Performance

Copies of the Institute for Scientific and Technical Communication’s magazine “Communicator” should be arriving through member’s letterboxes today. This edition is special in that contains an article on page 22 by me, entitled “Benchmarks for High Performance”. I hope people like it. We noticed this Spring 2009 edition also includes two articles by authors we’ve placed and another by a… Read more »