After the anti-DITA insurrection at tekom 2015, the 2016 conference took a turn in a different direction. Here are a few highlights. Keep in mind that the conference is huge; it would take a platoon of people to cover the 250 technical sessions.
This year’s tekom/tcworld conference reinforced the ongoing doctrinal chasm between North American technical communication and German technical communication. I am speaking, of course, of the proper role of DITA in technical communication. If any.
BIG. That’s my first impression of the tcworld conference, from which I just returned. I’m still jet-lagged from my trip, but I wanted to briefly share my experiences with those—especially from the US—who are considering attending in the future.
Whew! I’m just back from the excellent LavaCon event in Portland. I have (mostly) recovered from that trip, so now I’m focusing on the upcoming tcworld conference in Wiesbaden, Germany. And I need your help!
Some thoughts on technical communication, content strategy, and the state of the industry at tekom/tcworld 2012.
When Sarah asked me if I wanted to present at the tcworld India conference in Bangalore, I didn’t hesitate a moment before saying “Sure!”
You know you’ve had a bad travel week when you cannot wait to compose the complaint letter to the airline. But sandwiched between flight problems, I had a great time in Wiesbaden at tekom/tcworld 2011.
The slides from my tekom/tcworld session on the economics of information are below.
After a delightful week at the tekom/tcworld conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, I thought I’d capture a few impressions of the event. First, it’s worth noting that tekom is really several events in one:
I hope that the cognitive impairment resulting from jet lag has dissipated enough to write this post. Last week, I attended tekom/tcworld. With approximately 2200 attendees, plus 1200 trade show-only visitors, this is the largest gathering of technical communicators in the world. Over 180 vendors … Read More
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