Managing Teams

    • technische kommunikation 1/2005

      Kai Bohn: Statutory Shelf Life

      The technical writer as a “hunter and collector” - surely an apt description for the creation of technical documentation. “Collecting” information  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2004

      Wolfgang Ziegler: Does Content Management Pay?

      The interest in Content-Management Systems has grown steadily in the last few years. Several providers have carved a niche for themselves in the  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2004

      Martin Holzmann: CMS – a System Overview

      Manufacturers have developed various technologies and approaches for the management of texts, images and drawings. These range from simple document  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2004

      Thomas Ambrus: Case-Study: “CMS”

      Introduction of CMS is a rather complex affair from the view point of technical editing. And it is all the more complicated, if the system in question  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2004

      Thorsten Mehnert: What Will the Next Generation Bring?

      By the end of the 90s, the concentration was only on the technical aspects of the system for management of product information and generation of  [...]

    • Multilingual Computing & Technology 15 / 6/2004

      Scott Robinson: How localization vendors and clients can work together

      Many localization firms believe that the concept of commoditization is infiltrating the localization and translation industry. A number of reasons,  [...]

    • Multilingual 15/5/2004

      John Balchunas: Facilitating Text Changes in the Translation Process

      Upon starting my current job as a technical writer for a large medical device manufacturer, I knew relatively little about writing for an  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 5/2004

      Tilo Ried: An Overview Of The Essentials

      The role of sophisticated authoring systems for creating instruction manuals and catalogs for various media is growing. With each system, the number  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 4/2004

      Tilo Ried: Supplier documentation – an unresolved task?

      Regardless of the branch of industry, no manufacturer can do without suppliers. Any level of the complexity that goes beyond simple standardized  [...]

    • 2004

      Holger Oortmann: The user survey as a basis for developing a system for controls and operation

      The design of systems and products fit for use by humans will play a key role in future technical design, and will be more and more significant as a  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 3/2003

      Tilo Ried: Event-driven process chains for better flows

      Technical documentation is dependent on product information from almost all business departments. For a rapid and goal-oriented information flow, it  [...]

    • 2003

      Daniela Straub: Creating Professional Customer Questionnaires

      During this workshop you will work out in small groups the relevant aspects of Developing and Conducting Customer Surveys. [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2003

      Tilo Ried: Why do we need information processes?

      Ratios are important for a transparent information process. Determining such ratios is a tedious job however, especially when there are not enough  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2003

      Daniela Straub und Michael Fritz: Comparison with system

      A "benchmark" is essentially a standard in the field of surveying. The benchmark is also an eponym for a method which enables systematic comparison of  [...]

    • multilingual 1/2004

      Núria Riera: Adapting ERP Systems to Local Requirements

      When one focuses on ERP (enterprise resource planning) localization, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the legal aspect of these products.  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 2/2003

      Tilo Ried: Across Companies

      Product information is generated at a number of places in a company. The process of generating and disseminating information runs across the entire  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 1/2003

      Stefan Gemmeke und Jens-Uwe Heuer: Free-lancing versus practicing a trade

      Several amendments in recent years have made the German taxation laws more and more difficult to comprehend. In addition to this, the inadequacies of  [...]