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parson Becomes Founding Member of iiRDS Consortium

Since 2016, parson has been actively involved in the development of iiRDS (Intelligent Information Request and Delivery Standard). With the release of version 1.0, a iiRDS consortium has taken over the work of the tekom working group "Information 4.0". more ...

Technical Writing for Engineers at evodion

At evodion, software architects and IT consultants write code documentation and user stories for use cases. more ...

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Soft Skills of a Technical Writer

What soft skills should technical writers have when they start their career? Linguistic and technical understanding is important in our profession. So are the soft skills - just like in any other job. more ...

RDF is not XML – RDF serialization and iiRDS metadata

The world of technical writing loves XML. Its document type definitions are the foundation of structured authoring. XML and the underlying schemas structure the content of our information products. The benefits are twofold. Content is consistently structured and easy to read. Authors have an easier time writing the content. The structure provides guidelines for authoring. more ...

June 5-6, 2014: UA conference in Kraków, Poland

"Agile Documentation in Practice": Ulrike Parson speaks at this year's UA Conference in Kraków, Poland

The agile manifesto and the Scrum methodology do not offer specific solutions regarding technical documentation. Communication and team collaboration are valued much higher than writing documentation. The presentation will provide some general guidelines and recommendations about dealing with common problems and pitfalls in agile environments, as well as present the benefits of working in such an environment.

Ulrike's talk is scheduled for 11.15 am - 12.00 pm on June 6, 2014. More.

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