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    • August 15, 2019

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      Documentation from the Perspective of Machine Safety

      The New ISO 20607 Is Now Available

      Ing. Martin Rieder

      Even during its creation, since 2016, the standard project ISO 20607 caused something of a stir. On June 6, 2019, the standard was published by ISO. [...]

    • August 1, 2019

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      Coming Soon:

      First tekom Europe Event in Czech Republic

      The first tekom Europe event in the Czech Republic will take place in October 2019. It will be held in collaboration with Meet Central Europe, a translation industry conference aimed at vendor managers. [...]

    • May 21, 2019

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      Finally Published:

      The New IEC/IEEE 82079-1 Ed. 2 Is now Available for Purchase

      Claudia Klumpp

      A total of 5 years and 8 international meetings involving 3 major standardization organizations (ISO, IEC and IEEE) and 21 experts from a total of 9 countries were needed for the revision. The result is internationally recognized and can be called a success. [...]

    • March 19, 2019

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      News from tekom Belgium and tekom North Rhine Regional Group

      Crossing Borders for Common Interests

      Susanna Akdut

      In the afternoon of Friday, May 3, 2019, the fourth Cross-Border Country Organization Event will take place in Liège, Belgium. First, let us talk about the formula. [...]

    • March 11, 2019

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      The Value of Technical Writers

      Increase Your Profession’s Profile

      Yvonne Cleary, Daniela Straub

      Throughout the world, wherever technical products are manufactured, a need exists for accompanying product information: technical documentation. There is, therefore, a commensurate need for professional employees to develop product information. [...]

    • January 24, 2019

      Alessandro Stazi, Andrea Gocke and Sissi Closs: A common misunderstanding “agile does not need documentation”

      In December 2018, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a new version of the standard: ISO/IEC/IEEE 26515:2018 Systems  [...]

    • January 17, 2019

      Ingrid Teutsch: What is the superpower of Technical Writers?

      We wanted to know more about technical writers and how they see themselves in their jobs. So we decided to start a raffle where technical writers  [...]

    • January 17, 2019

      Claudia Klumpp: Final Draft of the Standard Now Available

      IEC/IEEE 82079-1 is the most important standard for the creation of all types of information for use - from a can of paint to very complex products  [...]

    • December 19, 2018

      Anke Neytchev: The Association’s Activities 2018 in a Nutshell

      2018 was an eventful year for tekom Europe. Important projects were started or successfully completed. We are approaching the number of 1,000 members  [...]

    • November 26, 2018

      University of Strasbourg Meets the TCTrainNet Team

      On November 15, 2018 the TCTrainNet team met the participants of this year's Master’s course in Technical Communication and Localization (TCLoc) at  [...]

    • November 27, 2018

      A Preview of European Events in 2019

      Have you added next year’s European conferences to your calendar? Not yet? Then we would like to give you an overview of upcoming events in 2019.  [...]

    • November 22, 2019

      Kiriaki Kampouridou: Current and Future Expertise in Technical Communication for 4,600 Participants

      Future technologies have already changed numerous fields of work in technical communication. The most important developments were captured and packed  [...]

    • October 10, 2018

      Desislava Mihaylova: In 2018, tekom Bulgaria is on the road again across Bulgaria heading for the town of Shumen!

      The Roadshow is an initiative for popularizing the professional field of technical communication in the country. In a series of public and free from  [...]

    • September 09, 2018

      Help Promote the Profession of Technical Communicators and Participate

      We are launching a career marketing initiative to promote the profession of technical communicator, especially for (future) students and career  [...]

    • August 27, 2018

      Joyce Karreman: Technical Communication Day at the University of Twente in the Netherlands

      On the 4th of July, about 70 people came together at the University of Twente in the Netherlands to exchange knowledge about recent developments in  [...]

    • August 14, 2018

      Anke Neytchev: Newsletter tekom Europe

      tekom Europe is growing and so is the number of activities of the association and its various country organizations. We will soon feed you with the  [...]

    • July 25, 2018

      Claudia Klumpp: An Important Milestone in the Revision of the Standard IEC/IEEE 82079-1 Has Been Achieved

      The standard IEC 82079-1 has been the most important standard for technical communicators and all those working in the field of technical  [...]

    • June 06, 2018

      Julia Müller: 21st Century Skills for Technical Communication

      The sixth European Academic Colloquium (EAC) took place on April 26-27 at the University of Limerick in Ireland. For the third time, the Colloquium  [...]

    • June 04, 2018

      Julia Müller: New developments in practice and research

      A “Technical Communication Day” will be organised at the University of Twente in the Netherlands on the 4th of July. [...]

    • May 15, 2018

      Yvonne Gasser, Michael Valent, Zsuzsánna Gábor: Documenting comprehensibly – professionals’ skill!

      More than 50 people gathered at the WIFI Tirol in Innsbruck (Austria) to learn about strategies that help creating comprehensible texts. Three  [...]