We look at trends in trends in technical communication for 2020 and beyond from three perspectives: skills, technology, and a section we called “but”.
For our 75th episode of the Cherryleaf podcast, we have some fun at the British Museum. We look at some of the objects through the eyes of a technical communicator. On the way, we managed to get a few things wrong. We mispronounced Jean-François Champollion’s surname. The Rosetta Stone was written in two languages, but… Read more »
In this podcast, we talk to Madi Weland Solomon about taxonomies, metadata and ontologies. We discuss: What is metadata? What is a taxonomy? What is an ontology? Why are taxonomies important to organisations? How important are standards and policies? How should an organisation develop a strategy for taxonomy? Roles and responsibilities How can a taxonomy… Read more »
Yvonne Cleary is a lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design at the University of Limerick, in Limerick, Ireland. In this podcast, Ellis talks to her about the courses at Limerick and her current research project. Yvonne is currently writing a book about technical communication practice, and, as part of that, she is interviewing technical… Read more »
Here’s a playlist, from the Cherryleaf Podcast, on starting your career as a Technical Author.