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News from tekom Europe

Read about what’s going on at tekom Europe – both in the general and technical sense.

24/10/19

WANTED: Delegates for tekom Europe!

Are you passionate about being a technical writer? Can you imagine taking an active role in the development of your profession within your country and also on a European level? Do you enjoy working in an international team? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, becoming a Delegate in Europe’s largest association for Technical Communication could be the perfect next step in your career.

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15/08/19

The New ISO 20607 Is Now Available

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.

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01/08/19

First tekom Europe Event in the Czech Republic

The first tekom Europe event in the Czech Republic will take place on October 9, 2019. It will be held in collaboration with Meet Central Europe, a translation industry conference aimed at vendor managers.

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21/05/19

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

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.

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19/05/19

Crossing Borders for Common Interests

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.

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11/05/19

Increase Your Profession’s Profile

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.

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24/01/19

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 and software engineering − Developing information for users in an agile environment. Not only the title of the standard was changed. Read more about the scope of the second edition and how it can help you in your daily work.

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17/01/19

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 such as large industrial machinery. The second edition of the standard is presented in a much clearer form and also contains numerous important innovations. Since December 21, 2018, the final draft has been circulating for the very last international ballot.

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17/01/19

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 could share with us their superpower.

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19/12/18

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 with great strides and are pleased to have around one hundred more members than in the previous year.

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