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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

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

35. What does the future hold for technical communication?

5/24/2018
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This podcast is based on article to be published in Communicator. Communicator is the authoritative, award winning, journal for UK technical communicators. Each year, Cherryleaf is one of the companies in technical communications that makes predictions for the upcoming 12 months. In this episode, we look further into the future, to see what the future holds for technical communication. We look at: Links: Tomorrow's World - Office of the Future 16 April 1969 – BBCA Content Strategy...

Duration:00:25:25

34. How to assess a technical communicator when you're recruiting

5/10/2018
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This is a preview of Ellis' presentation at the upcoming Build your Docs career event. "At this day-long conference, organised in collaboration with GDS, we will hear from those who have gained new skills, and discuss how to manage and develop your career in documentation." The presentation is called "How to assess a good technical communicator from a bad one when you're recruiting". email: info@cherryleaf.com Become a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf...

Duration:00:25:52

33. In conversation with Patrick Calnan

4/27/2018
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We discuss: The upcoming Madworld conference Automating publishing Accessibility The techcomm scene in Canada The TWR2003 Online Documentation course at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology Information 4.0 Become a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf newsletter Sponsored : MadWorld Europe 2018 Conference MadCap Software product overview

Duration:00:32:10

32. Becoming a freelance Technical Author

4/13/2018
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We look at becoming a freelance Technical Author. We'll cover: Links: Become a better technical and business communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf Newsletter IPSE ISTC The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It Inside the Tornado: Strategies for Developing, Leveraging, and Surviving Hypergrowth Markets Cherryleaf's Technical Author Recruitment Service Become a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf...

Duration:00:23:18

31. Topic-based writing: what is it, and why should I care?

3/28/2018
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We take a look at topic-based writing. Cherryleaf surveys Become a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf newsletter See also: Spreadsheets!

Duration:00:33:49

30. Modelling business processes - Interview with Terry Hopper

3/15/2018
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We talk to Terry Hopper of Middlestone about modelling business processes, process mapping, the relationship between processes and procedures, and Business Process Model and Notation (BPNM). Links: bpmn.org4 reasons why small businesses need process mapsMiddlestoneCherryleafBecome a better technical communicator by subscribing to the Cherryleaf newsletter

Duration:00:26:54