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.


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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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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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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Software Documentation

Making Agile Really Work: Tips and Best Practices for Tech Writers

Dobrinka Stefanova

Agile’s dynamic and unpredictable nature can be a challenge for technical writers. Join this webinar to learn tips and best practices collected from real-life Agile experience. You will learn how to...

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Intelligent Information

Are You Ready for Information 4.0?

Frau steht vor Skyline und bedient intelligente Applikationen
Marie Girard

Industry 4.0 is challenging how we deliver and manage content. It heralds a new era for information: Information 4.0. Technology shifts are inevitable, and when they happen they can be extremely...

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Tools and Technologies

What the Tag? From Confluence to DITA CMS in Less Than 80 Days

Justyna Adamczyk ,Barbara Szwarc

We will present the transition from creating and publishing documentation using Atlassian Confluence to working with DITA CMS as our main documentation tool. We will prove that even though moving to a...

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