Quiz: What type of technical writer are you?

Modern-day software technical communication comes in many different forms. Developer portals, knowledge bases, instruction guides, onboarding guides, online Help, and UI text are just some examples. Just as there are all kinds of technical communication, so there are many kinds of technical communicators. Each technical communicator has a unique set of skills and experience, we… Read more »

Podcast 107: Why communication skills are not enough

In this episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we talk about an episode from the Smart Passive Income Podcast (Smart Passive Income Podcast 471 How to Become a Better Communicator with Kolarele Sonaike) and discuss why technical communicators’ communication skills may not be enough for them to progress up an organisation’s hierarchy.  

9th International Conference on Technical Communication

Cherryleaf’s Ellis Pratt will be speaking at the 9th International Conference on Technical Communication, hosted by Clillac-Arp Research Laboratory and the EILA Department of University Paris Diderot. It will be a “visioconference” (i.e. it will be on Zoom), on Friday 29 January 2021, 10.00 – 17.00 (Central European Time/GMT+1). The talks will be 20 minutes… Read more »

Podcast 99: Trends in Technical Communication for 2021 and beyond

Another walking podcast. This time, we gaze into our crystal ball and make predictions for the future of technical communication for 2021 and beyond. We also share the thoughts of others in the profession. Twitter thread: What trends do you think there will be in Technical Communication (including UX writing) for 2021 and beyond? LinkedIn… Read more »