News from tekom Europe
If you stay on the ball, you will take the lead in expertise. Read about what's going on at tekom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Opportunities are opening up: you can apply as a conference speaker for the first time, or visit a conference abroad to see what tech writers are up to around the continent, and by attending a conference you will certainly have the chance to extend your network and learn about the newest industry developments.
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 the annual tcworld conference in Stuttgart to talk about the experiences the students have made so far. Part of the TCLoc Master´s is a visit to the tcworld conference and tekom faire in order to gather new impressions, to find out about new trends, and specially, to network.