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Technical Communication - The Subject

From its definition and traditional topics such as terminology and standards right through to pioneering intelligent information and Industry 4.0 – dive into the exciting field of technical communication.

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Technical Writing - The Profession

What skills do you need as a technical writer? We will provide you with clear information on every aspect of the diverse professional field of technical communication.

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tekom - The Association

We are the world’s largest professional association for technical communication, with approximately 9,500 members, many committed volunteers, competent contacts, and big goals. Get to know the faces, motives, and structures of tekom.

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12/12/19, The European Commission's Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) organized a Translating Europe Workshop on the subject.

Technical Communication and Technical Translation - Two Sides of the Same Coin?

They are all working towards the same goal: technical writers and technical translators want to bring information on a technical product to the market for users. Their tasks are different and so is their technical background – but aren't they just two sides of the same coin? The aim of the Translating Europe Workshop, which took place on December 3 in Brussels, was to discuss this and draw up an action plan for cooperation and better training. Representatives from academic teaching in translation, the translation industry and technical communication met to focus on the new challenges facing technical translation.

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Country Organizations

tekom on site: networks, exchanging and providing information and more. Get to know our country organizations.

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We’d love to welcome you to team tekom! Find out about the benefits, privileges, and opportunities that membership can offer.

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Webinars support our members and interested persons in their professional development. They deliver the same high-quality content as our on-site events, with the convenience of being easily accessible online to technical writers across the globe. Speakers are subject matter experts, and the level ranges from beginner to expert.


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tekom Certification

Get started with the tekom certificate – the recognized proof of your qualifications.


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Intelligent Information Blog

Facts, ideas and opinions about intelligent information, industry 4.0, digitisation, the Internet of Things (IoT) and other exciting future topics.