We are all “Translators”: converging roles & tools in L10n & TechComm Surface at GALA Conference

A conclave of L10n thought leaders at the recent annual GALA gathering in Monte Carlo Flying home from the GALA Conference (#galaconf) in Monte Carlo has brought some new insights and trends to the surface for me. (It’s a long “flight” due to 5 hour delay leaving Nice which snow-balled into 30 hours of end-to-end […]

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The view from here: feedback localization and digital publishing from GALA in Monte Carlo

Old problems, frustration with clients on old software This issue came up a surprising number of times. And not just in context of Adobe software. Many of the translation/localization professionals I spoke with have been frustrated by projects which require software for source file formats that is 2 or 3 releases behind. For a variety […]

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Bloggernama – Feb 2012

Here’s a compilation of blogs we read and liked in February 2012: A Reverse Approach to Help Authoring: Writing Documentation Post-Release Building E-Books: A Tool Overview for Technical Writers Collaborative Authoring and Communication Tools Help Writers, Editors, SMEs Work Together Content Strategist v Technical Author – spot the difference Documentation Manager – the impossible vacancy […]

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Taking Another Look at RoboHelp at a Memphis Conference

Adobe held a special pre-conference event Sunday March 11th for early arrivals to the recent UAWriters conference in Memphis. Since the conference focus was User Assistance, RoboHelp was the product focus for this event. The Sunday enclave included an excellent set of focused presentations by subject matter experts on different aspects of UX (User Experience) that […]

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