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Wieviel Minimalismus in meiner ISO 82079 Doku?

Seit dem 21.03.2019 steht’s fest: IEEE 82079-1-2019 ist als « International approved Draft Standard » (« Preparation of Information for Use ») vorhanden. Unter den Neuigkeiten finden wir im Art. 5.3 « Informationsqualität » « 5.5.3. – Minimalism »                    « Minimalism shall be applied » Also Minimalismus MUSS angewandt werden. Keine Frage. Minimalismus: wie geht das? © Schmeling Consultants Prinzipien Minimalismus ist nicht ein Prinzip, sondern… Lire la suite …

Are you a competent technical communicator?

The creation of information for use shall be assigned to competent persons (*) (*) ISO 82079 -article 10.1 Are you a competent person? Sure you are… because you love writing. That’s why you decided to move to Technical Writing. If you have been excellent at English composition, you might be competent when embracing the profession… Lire la suite …

Minimalism vs brevity

In its online courses, STC is offering a certification in minimalism writing which is introduced as follows: « Session 1: What is Minimalism?  Minimalist writing isn’t just deleting content, it is writing to deliver a lot of value in as few words as possible. It is the conjunction between clarity and brevity. » What do we mean… Lire la suite …

IoT messages for Sergio and David

In his article Smart factories require smart documentation,  Alexander Hoffmann states: « Connected Things will dominate the Internet, the cities and our lives…The Internet of Things is growing exponentially… 26 billion Things will be connected by 2020… » Which impact on our technical writer’s job? « Thus, there is a growing demand for digital manuals that are displayed… Lire la suite …

Mr Agile cooperating with Ms minimalism…

Mr Agile cooperating with Ms minimalism…

Are you planning to join an « Agile » team of developers? Any idea about the challenges when dealing with « Sprint », « User stories », « Scrum » ?  Our colleague Paul Coinaud -experienced « agile » technical author- agreed to share his know-how with us. Let me tell you a (user) story… Content management professionals’ daily activities are often constrained by the… Lire la suite …

What’s in a minimalism workshop?

What are you going to learn in a minimalist workshop?   No, you won’t cut words and you’ll go on writing complete, grammatically correct sentences. You’ll learn how to provide the necessary information to your users… and, above all, you’ll learn how to respect your users. Too often, information developers forget the essential: their user… Lire la suite …

Le minimalisme… mais ça vient d’où ?

Est-ce le dernier mouvement hype du XXIe siècle ? La documentation technique minimaliste deviendrait-elle « très tendance » ?… Au risque de vous décevoir : et bien non ! Le minimalisme trouve ses origines dans les travaux de  John M. Carroll (qui n’avait pas l’honneur d’être un authentique « technical writer », lui). Le manuel fondateur date de 1990… Lire la suite …

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