New University of Oxford research shows surprisingly high numbers of out-of-control technology projects

Research conducted by two Oxford academics (Why Your IT Project May Be RiskierThan You Think) has suggested that the private sector has almost as much difficulty managing big software projects as the public sector. It also indicated that some types of projects have put companies’ survival at risk. Whereas government departments can experience almost permanent… Read more »

We explain things

Danielle M. Villegas has just pointed us towards a five minute lightning talk by Rick Lippencott on the future of technical communication, and its value. Rick covers in five  minutes a great deal of the content I covered in my 45 minute presentation at the same conference – it’s worth watching. He summarises the value… 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 »