Keen to develop your career as a Technical Author? Special half-day workshop on the keys to building a highly successful career as a technical communicator

We invite you to a special workshop in London this July, where we can show you the skills that are key to professional success as a technical author, and provide you with a practical approach to developing a successful career in technical communication.  On Monday 13th July we will presenting the workshop near at venue in… Read more »

Feedback on our 1st Documentation Managers/Leaders mentoring meeting

We hosted the first of our peer-group mentoring meetings on Tuesday, and I pleased to say the event went as well as we could have expected. We’ve attended and hosted sessions for other entrepreneurs, but this was our first experience of running such an event for documentation managers.  The interactions and the nature of the outcomes… Read more »

TechCommAlliance founded as an international consortium for professional technical communication services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 May, 2009, 12.00 GMT Contact: Ellis Pratt +44 1784 258672 London, UK―Cherryleaf Ltd  is joining with Scriptorium Publishing  (United States of America) and HyperWrite (Australia) to create the TechComm Alliance. Ellis Pratt, Sales and Marketing Director at Cherryleaf Ltd., commented, “Working with TechComm Alliance means that you’re working with technical communicators… Read more »

Why bother with end user documentation for Web Applications?

In Rahel Bailie’s excellent presentation at the STC Conference (“The New Face of Documentation“), she looked at the “No Documentation” approach to software user assistance. This, she summed up, as the “we don’t document it; we just fix it” view of software development. She argued that a “No Documentation” approach doesn’t lead to no documentation. Users soon… Read more »