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Podcast on creating clearer and simpler information, technical writing, technical communication, and related topics. Podcast from Cherryleaf Ltd.

Podcast on creating clearer and simpler information, technical writing, technical communication, and related topics. Podcast from Cherryleaf Ltd.
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Podcast on creating clearer and simpler information, technical writing, technical communication, and related topics. Podcast from Cherryleaf Ltd.

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English


Episodes

55. PDFs - saints or sinners?

3/11/2019
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We look at the pros and cons of using PDFs. PDF to Markdown To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com

Duration:00:19:39

54. British English and American English with Prof. Lynne Murphy

2/20/2019
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Lynne Murphy, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sussex, talks to us about some of the differences between American and British English. We discuss her book "The Prodigal Tongue" and her blog "Separated by a Common Language". The Prodigal Tongue (US version) The Prodigal Tongue (UK version) Separated by a Common Language Observations on British and American English by an American linguist in the UK The Brigham Young University Corpus of Contemporary English To contact...

Duration:00:27:11

53. User Experience (UX) with Zoe Rose

2/7/2019
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Zoe Rose talks to Ellis about User Experience (UX). To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:36:12

52. Should I join a professional body?

1/24/2019
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We look at the reasons why technical communicators join their professional bodies. To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview Image taken at the Oceania exhibition, in the Royal Academy of Arts.

Duration:00:12:54

51. The B word

1/10/2019
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What plans can UK software companies, technical writing companies, and freelance technical communicators make for 2019, in light of Brexit, which is currently scheduled to begin on the 29th March? To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:14:54

50. The Mathspeak project

12/20/2018
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We talk to Tony Grice about the Mathspeak project. The Mathspeak project is a partnership between European educational practitioners and the creators of educational materials. Funded by the European Commission, the objective of the Mathspeak project is to produce a language learning resource for secondary school students. The learning materials will enable students to perform mathematics in a foreign language at the same level they do in their native language. The Mathspeak project To...

Duration:00:16:01

49. Should you specialise? Interview with Tom Johnson

12/7/2018
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Is there a trend toward specialisation, and is this driving up the value of technical knowledge instead of writing skills? We talk to Tom Johnson, who is well known for his website idratherbewriting.com. Tech comm trends: Providing value as a generalist in a sea of specialists (Part I) Tech comm trends: Providing value as a generalist in a sea of specialists (Part II) Tech comm trends: Providing value as a generalist in a sea of specialists (Part III) To contact Cherryleaf:...

Duration:00:45:10

48. Headless CMS - Interview with Simen Svale Skogsrud

11/22/2018
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We talk about Headless CMS with Simen Svale Skogsrud, Co-founder/CTO of Sanity.io. How to deploy a transcription microservice demo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Kl1ySmXGO4 To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:26:21

47. Keep It Simple - Interview with Kirsty Taylor

11/8/2018
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We discuss various tips on how to keep your writing simple (and straightforward) for all audiences, but particularly when you are writing English content that will be translated, or consumed by non-native English speakers. Kirsty Taylor is Manager, Product Internationalisation at RPM Global. Kirsty's presentation was delivered at the Australian Society for Technical Communication (ASTC) annual conference in October, 2018. You can see the slides at...

Duration:00:29:31

46. Techcomm tools and trends with Matthew Ellison

10/25/2018
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Matthew Ellison joins us on the podcast to discuss technical communication tools and trends. To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:26:15

45. Review of the TCUK18 Conference

10/11/2018
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We look back on the TCUK18 Conference. To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:30:59

44. MadWorld Europe conference review

9/27/2018
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We look back on the MadWorld Europe 2018 conference. To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:24:16

43. The one about podcasts

9/13/2018
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We look at other podcasts on technical communication, plus podcasts on other topics that might interest you. We also look at how to make a podcast of you own, and the differences between a number of microphones. Links: How we make Small Differences – a short introduction to podcasting Use plug-ins in GarageBand to improve podcast sound Zoom H6 Philips DVT6500 Voice Tracer Boya BY-M1 Omni Directional Lavalier Microphone https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/10-...

Duration:00:34:49

42. Note taking - techniques and technologies

8/30/2018
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We asked technical communicators which techniques and technologies they use to capture information in meetings and...

Duration:00:21:53

41. Single sourcing policies and procedures

8/16/2018
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We look at the results from our informal survey into the problems with policies and procedures, and how single sourcing can be applied to these types of documents. Link to video - https://youtu.be/dc3GuGFFFVs To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com

Duration:00:19:41

40. The evolution of the technical communicator's career

8/2/2018
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We bring together some of the themes we've covered in previous podcast episodes to look at where technical communications is heading, and the skills technical communicators will need. Jim Grey's article Cherryleaf's technical copywriting training course Documenting REST APIs course Flickr image: Lotus Lulu

Duration:00:22:04

39. UX Writing - What do I need to know?

7/19/2018
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We look at UX writing: To contact Cherryleaf: info@cherryleaf.com www.cherryleaf.com

Duration:00:17:19

38. Interview with Jennifer Morse - MadWorld Europe 2018

7/5/2018
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We talk to Jennifer Morse, Director of Product Evangelism at MadCap Software, about the MadWorld and Madworld Europe 2018 conferences. email: info@cherryleaf.com Become a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf newsletter www.cherryleaf.com Sponsored : MadWorld Europe 2018 Conference MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:20:37

37. Should technical writers become copywriters?

6/21/2018
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We look at the similarities and differences between copywriting and technical writing. With the changes to the Customer Journey, we ask: should technical writers become copywriters? Links: Technical copywriting training course Technical copywriting writing services Graham Jones - Are you providing enough detail online? "The World of the Hero" by P. L. Travers email: info@cherryleaf.com Become a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf...

Duration:00:24:28

36. Creating a developer portal, being Agile, and using Lean. Interview with Stella Crowhurst, Worldpay.

6/7/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Stella Crowhurst, Content Strategy Director at ‎Worldpay. We discuss: * How Worldpay reduced complexity in the developer experience by combining multiple properties in a single portal. * How Worldpay uses Lean methods to develop documentation within an Agile development environment. * The new tool Worldpay is building in-house that allows to display the API documentation, reference and a sandbox all in one page so that developers can access all the information...

Duration:00:45:37