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tcworld 2018 part 1: Legal Requirements vs Readability

At this year's tcworld conference, there were a lot of discussions about standards and regulations for technical documentation. Experts such as Jens-Uwe Heuer-James and Torsten Gruchmann came together for a panel discussion where the following was repeatedly said: "We need an IEC 82079-1!" 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 ...

The parson mug prize draw #6

Travelling is fun but can be exhausting. That‘s why the parson mug decided to spend a few days on the beach.

And yes, that beach has a swing! So let‘s hop on and let the wind sway you back and forth.

Tasse auf Reisen parson 6.1The parson mug relaxes on the beach. (Picture: Katrin Mehl)

Tasse auf Reisen parson 6.2A beach with a swing (Picture: Katrin Mehl)

Back to business. Tell us on where the parson mug was photographed and win your own including some treats from the Easter bunny! We want know the name of the island and the name of the beach.

Here are our four hints:

  • The island is known for its beautiful beaches and great surfing spots.
  • It belongs to the Lesser Sunda Islands.
  • Some call the neighboring island the "Australian Mallorca".
  • It's always worth reading the signs.

If you know where the parson mug was photographed and if you also live in Germany, we invite you to participate in our prize draw and win your own parson mug!

You can win this lovely price:

Tasse auf Reisen parson OstereditionEaster edition of the parson mug. (Picture: Jana Rabe)

Four times a year, we publish a picture of our travelling cup and choose three lucky winners.

Switch to German and win!

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