What it’s like to present a lightning talk

On Tuesday night, I presented my first ever lightning talk. It was at the London Content Strategy Meetup. A lightning talk is a presentation format in which 20 slides are shown for 15 seconds each (giving each presenter five minutes in total). The format is used to keep presentations concise and fast-paced, and to allow… Read more »

Webinar: Towards an Agile authoring methodology – learning from Lean

Agile programming has grown in popularity and it has led to new challenges for those involved in providing user assistance for those applications. So is it time for technical authors to develop an equivalent method for developing content for these projects? Is it time to develop an “Agile authoring” methodology? Also, if we want to… Read more »

Our interview in AccountingWeb – “Don’t be a boring accountant: Lessons from a technical author”

Cherryleaf’s Ellis Pratt was interviewed recently for an article for AccountingWeb called Don’t be a boring accountant: Lessons from a technical author. The article has been published today. It explores what accountants can learn from Technical Authors in how to avoid being seen as boring, whilst still maintaining their credibility. The full article is available… Read more »