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The parson mug prize draw #7

Bye bye beautiful beaches, welcome to the city! Our mug explored one of the biggest cities in the world. 24 million people live here, and the name means city upon the sea. It also has the longest metro system (637 km). more ...

Working in self-organizing teams. Or: how we get rid of management

Today's world is VUCA : volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. Companies are facing complex challenges such as Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things. Those who do not respond fast, may be driven out of the market. more ...

Office Pets. Part II: Blacky and Felix

This is the second (and last) part of our blog series about office pets. This time, we present Blacky and Felix, two brothers. They are six years old, curious, and always hungry. more ...

Check if or check that? Or: Have you tried turning if off and on again?

How often do we read or write that we should check something? Example: "Check if the computer is connected to power." Clear message, no misunderstanding. But what if it says: "Check that the computer is connected to power." more ...

Ten questions for Ines Lasch, intern at parson

Ines Lasch just finished her vocational training as a technical writer and is doing an eight-week internship at parson. We asked her ten questions. more ...

Frank Ralf's Eclipse Tutorial Now Availabe for Download

How do you persuade software engineers to write technical documentation? By letting them stay in their (development) environment.

eclipse 800x188The integrated development environment Eclipse offers several tools, which not oly help software engineers create software documentation. They also make the work of technical writers easier. At the tekom conference 2014, Frank Ralf presented some of these tools: Javadoc, Mylyn WikiText, IBM Information Architecture Workbench, and oXygen.

Eclipse WikiText Konvertierung

You can download Frank Ralf's tekom presentation right here.

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