This is where we share what we do, what we know and what we think.
Creating non-standard MadCap Flare reports
Flare reports are great, no doubt about it. They allow you to find potential issues in your project and fix them faster and more efficiently. You can use them to find broken links, identify unused elements, like images, and identify undefined styles, just to mention a few. Although you have such a wide variety of […]
Technical Writers, mid-level
Are you considering moving to a career in technical writing? Or perhaps you have a little bit of experience and would like to learn more about the profession? We are expanding our team in Kraków and looking for new entrants who want to learn the trade while working for a large client.
How to do anything – a quick fashion parade of unusual user guides
Technical content is older, more versatile and more ubiquitous than we tend to think. Whatever piece of equipment or software you take, there’s a great chance that it has some sort of documentation to it. What does it mean? Among other things, it means there are plenty of unusual, unexpected, underappreciated user guides out there. […]
soap! 2017: our report
All right, so this year’s edition of soap! is over. As always, there are some aspects that deserve the highest praise and there’s also that mythical room for improvement (actually, one of my all-time-favourites when it comes to corporate jargon). Oh, and just so you know: the fact that we were sponsoring the conference doesn’t mean that […]
Technical Writing: Evolution
It’s really nice that more and more people are familiar with what technical writing actually means (NO, MOM, I’M NOT TRANSLATING!!) and that the term ceases to be so obscure. Yup, nothing worse than having to explain what you actually do at work every single time as a simple “I’m a technical writer” reply invites […]
Machine translation is already here
The idea of machine translation has been around for centuries. It’s been brought up by such celebrities as Descartes and Leibnitz. It was the subject of patents for “translating machines” as early as the 1930s. Developed with the effort of innumerable scholars from the whole spectrum of science, it’s been gaining momentum ever since. Warren Weaver formulated goals and methods of machine […]