London calling: Congility conference 2013

July 1, 2013 @ 7:10 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In yet another guest blog, Adobe partner Jang Graat gives excellent coverage of last week’s Congility conference on the outskirts of London. Variety of themes and issues at Congility conference After the 2-week tekom roadshow I had one week off and then packed my bags again to hit the road for Adobe. This time it read more…

Towards an Agile authoring methodology: learning from the Lean methodology

June 26, 2013 @ 9:27 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Agile development is a way of managing IT development teams and projects that was introduced around 2001. It is a set of principles that aims to result in more successful projects by breaking a project down into a series of incremental and iterative stages. As Agile has become increasingly popular, technical communicators have needed to read more…

Adobe STC Summit Interviews 2: voice recognition, survey results and for whom do you write?

June 24, 2013 @ 8:49 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This is the secondin our series of video interviews with key thought leaders and bright attendees at the STC Annual Summit in Atlanta. Adobe installed cameras, lights and had the “Content Wrangler” himself to help gather some of the most interesting thought leaders present. We have 40 interviews to share, and will continue to roll read more…

TRENDS: Crossing Boundaries: Implications for the Content Industries

June 20, 2013 @ 12:49 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This blog covers major highlights of a white paper recently published for Adobe by Ray Gallon and Neus Lorenzo. Two white papers in this series are available for download:  Crossing Boundaries: Implications for the Content Industries and Changing Paradigms in Technology and Communication. Adobe Tech Comm is holding a series of 5 webinars based on read more…

Adobe STC Summit Interviews 1: eBooks, Storytelling and reaching the Disabled

June 18, 2013 @ 3:13 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This is the first in our series of video interviews with key thought leaders and bright attendees at the STC Annual Summit in Atlanta. Adobe installed cameras, lights and had the “Content Wrangler” himself to help gather some of the most interesting thought leaders present. We have 40 interviews to share, and will be rolling read more…

The more things change, the more you need ADOBE DAY in the UK! [June 12th]

June 3, 2013 @ 12:51 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

The clock is ticking! You only have until end-of-daySunday June 9th to register for a FREE strategy-packed, half-day session in Manchester, UK. This event, ADOBE DAY, will be held June 12th, just before UAEurope goes into motion at the same hotel. We’ve lined up an exciting set of speakers who are presenting all new materials read more…

RoboHelp 10 Featurette Videos, part 1: hyperlinks, image maps and drop-downs

May 29, 2013 @ 1:48 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In our on-going effort to educate and enlighten existing and potential customers on product capabilities, we have been creating a series of “featurette” videos about RoboHelp. This is the first blog to collect links to some of these videos for your convenience. Creating hyperlinks in RoboHelp 10 A new video shows how simple this process read more…

Key highlights from #AdobeDay at #STC13 Summit in Atlanta

May 23, 2013 @ 12:31 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe kicked off the recent Society for Technical Communication Summit (#STC13) Conference in Atlanta with a special half day session of thought leaders called “Adobe Day” (#AdobeDay.) The demo free sessions included individual presentations on specific themes around content, strategy, and an intriguing journey from past to future with one of our key products. The read more…

Trends: Levels of Re-use

May 2, 2013 @ 4:39 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this blog, our guest blogger, Tony Self of Hyperwrite in Melbourne, Australia, shares his thoughts on various levels of Re-use. Tony has done several guest webinars with AdobeTCS. You will find links to recorded webinars and upcoming webinars at the end of this blog. Levels of Re-use, by Tony Self At the heart of read more…

Trends: The Changing Nature of Content

April 25, 2013 @ 6:11 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Ellis Pratt of Cherryleaf in the UK made a very compelling presentation on the Changing Nature of Content in a recent webinar with Adobe. There is a webinar recording, and a detailed white paper (authored by Pratt) which you can download on this subject. NOTE: both of the links in the previous sentence will take read more…

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