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Technical Writing Challenges

As global businesses and consumers are looking for proper documentation to accompany the products they buy, not in the last place because maintenance/service has become more important, the need for high-quality technical information is vital and ultimately the key to a co...
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Civil Aviation Administration of China requires Simplified Technical English

The CAAC – Civil Aviation Administration of China announces the use of ASD-STE100 Simplified Technical English as part of an English language requirement for maintenance technicians in China. This means that technical documentation used by aviation companies in Chin...
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Etteplan to speak at ConVEx Virtual Experience, September 21-23 2020

CIDM invites you to be a part of innovating the future as we announce ConVEx – a virtual experience for content developers: September 21-23, 2020. Offered as a replacement to DITA NA, DITA Europe, and Journeys for 2020, ConVEx is not an online simulation of an in-person c...
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Writing simplified technical English is worth it and easier than you think

Technical writers and the companies they work for all over the world have a growing demand for good technical English content. Technical documentation has always been a vital part of maintenance operations, for example, but as businesses reach out to new revenue streams, ...
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What counts in technical writing in 2020?

In the field of technical documentation, several factors drive change and call for a better approach or strategy. Writers expect more user-friendliness, their managers want more measurability and cost control in content production, end-users need more user-centric content...
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