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How to become a technical writer – Confessions of a former translator

A former translator, I worked the first seven years of my professional life in the translation industry, in various positions. While I learned a lot from this experience, it also left me, as a writer, frustrated. Translators are chained to their source text and writing the words of others in another language, usually focusing on what their clients want. more ...

tekom impressions part 2: API documentation and the VUKA world

Daniela Herbold and Ulrike Parson write about better API documentation and solutions for innovative human resources management. more ...

Impressions from tcworld 2017

Part 1: Improvisation, fluff hunt, and videos for technical documentation. more ...

My first time at tekom

I got back from Stuttgart last night and it is safe to say that after three days of action-packed presentations, writing an article is not in the realm of possibilities right now as I try to connect one synapse with another. more ...

The parson mug prize draw #4. Congratulations to the winners

In which city was the parson mug photographed, we asked at the beginning of September. more ...

seacon 2014: Lego for Grown-ups

This is what the team 3.0 looks like – at least my Lego® version of it (left).

Seacon Lego

During her presentation on "Work and Play", Tina Busch from oose let us answer the question "What does  scrum team v3.0 look like in the future?" with Lego bricks. She introduced us to the LEGO© SERIOUS PLAY™ method: Teams work on ideas, expectations, and visions about products and processes together. An exciting method; I plan on learning more about it.

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