tekom - Europe

On-Demand Webinars

The library contains recordings of our past webinars that you can watch at any time. This is a service exclusively for our members and you need to login to 'my tekom' to watch the recording.

Technical Writing

Eight Important Ways to Change/Improve Your Writing

Paula Stern

As users become more inclined to get their information from video than words, how and what we write becomes even more critical. More, as master craftsmen (and women) of language, we should be the ones...

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Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert on IEC/IEEE 82079-1

Dr. Claudia Klumpp

IEC 82079-1 is the most important standard for the preparation of all types of usage information – from a tin of paint to very complex products such as large-scale industrial machinery. The revised...

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Software Documentation

How Agile Takes the "Technical" Out of Technical Communication

software documentation
Kai Weber

This webinar takes a fresh look at the user documentation in agile software development. Not so much the theory, but the messy realities and how to survive them, sprint by sprint. After working with...

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Terminology

Collaborative Terminology Work

Cordula Schubert-Berker

Terminology has been an intensely discussed topic in the industry of technical communication. In summer 2015, a tekom working group was initiated, recruiting volunteers with diverse backgrounds to...

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Soft Skills

English for Non-Native Writers: Working with the tekom Guide for Rule-Based Writing

Kristina Johnson Coenen

This webinar is focused on the tekom published guides for “Rule-Based Writing – English for Non-Native Writers”. What are the advantages to working with rule-based writing? How can you select rules...

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Standards and Legislation

Standards for Software Documentation

Prof. Sissi Closs

ISO/IEC has published a set of standards (ISO/IEC 26511-26515) for software documentation. Each standard addresses specific target groups with their roles and tasks in the information development...

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Career

Successfully Shaping the Future Profession of Technical Communicator

Jürgen Sapara

There has always been a need to explain products. An old example is the "Fireworks Book" of 1420, which describes the manufacture of firearms and powder mixtures.
In recent years, the occupation has...

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User Experience

User Assistance: (Im)possible Future of Technical Communication

Angel Lafchiev

Mankind has sought ways to acquire and share information since the dawn of civilization. Since the industrial revolution, automation and scale have become driving factors in virtually all industries....

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Standards and Legislation

Safety communication for machinery and other products and the EU product safety regulations

Roland Schmeling

Safety communication, especially safety instructions and warning messages, are ruled mainly by the U.S. Standard ANSI Z535 series. The international standard IEC 82079-1 is in accordance with ANSI but...

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Translation

Multilingual Workflow Management - Life cycle of a translation project

Nancy Matis

Translation projects vary according to the client's requirements, the medium of the text to be translated, the target audience, and many other factors. Depending on the person in charge, the way they...

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