The lone-liness of the UK Technical Author

We were looking at some of the survey results from the ISTC’s 2015 survey of technical communicators in the UK. The survey reported: 37.5% of the respondents worked as the sole technical communicator in their organisation. 76% worked in an organisation with six technical communicators or fewer. This means, in the UK, it’s harder to justify… Read more »

Take part in the Cherryleaf Training Survey 2015

We’re carrying out a short survey into training courses for technical communicators. The questions are mostly around the courses you would like to see offered by training providers. To participate, please complete the questionnaire below (alternatively, use this link to the survey):

Location of Technical Authors – new data added to the map

The Institute of Technical Communicators has kindly provided us with additional data for our Location of Technical Authors map. They’ve supplied us with an anonymised list of the location of ISTC members. These are indicated by the peach coloured pins on the map. It confirms the locations where there are shortages of Technical Authors, with the exception… Read more »

Creating a map showing the location of Technical Authors

Sarah Maddox’s post on how she has added “techcomm titbits” onto an interactive map, prompted me to look at whether we could create a map showing the location of Technical Authors around the UK. It’s something we’ve wanted to do for years, and Sarah’s post suggested it was much easier to do these days, thanks to… Read more »