Business Leader Interviews

One-to-one discussions with some of the leaders in content and tech comm.

Adobe Technical Communication Suite (2017 release)

Adobe TCS 2017 Content Tools & the Customer Experience: A Fast 5 Interview with Stefan Gentz

As the global evangelist for the Adobe Technical Communications Suite, Stefan Gentz talks with a lot of content professionals working with companies large and small in every part of the world. He recently sat down with TechWhirl for a Fast 5 interview to discuss how user experience (for authors and producers) and customer experience informed […] Continue reading ...

STC Election 2016: Interview with VP Candidate Rhonda Truitt

Technologies like the IoT, content automation, wearable technology, natural language processing, machine learning, and augmented reality will provide new ways to deliver precise information with less need for human interaction. If we embrace and prepare for the changes, I see us becoming more efficient and productive. Continue reading ...

Tammy Bilitzky, CIO, DCL

Navigating the Road to a Business-driven Data Conversion Strategy

Equipped with years of program management and product management expertise, Tammy Bilitzky came to Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL) in April, 2013. Her goal: to expand the company’s successful focus on high-quality, efficient conversions to best meet its clients’ present and future needs. She enthusiastically articulates her strategy as DCL’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) with a few keywords: big data, analytics and enterprise mobility. To her, while data conversion is complex and navigating a road toward a data conversion strategy is challenging, getting there is anything but boring. Continue reading ...

MadCap Flare 9

TechWhirl Fast 5: MadCap Flare 9 & MadWorld 2013

Tracking down MadCap product evangelists Mike Hamilton and Jennifer White for a sit down is no mean feat. TechWhirl’s Al Martine and Connie Giordano managed to catch up with the two for a Fast 5 session that covered the new release of MadCap Flare, and the upcoming MadWorld Conference in San Diego. Continue reading ...

Global Content Challenges: Fast 5 Interview with David Ashton of SDL

One of the highlights of LavaCon Conference 2012 undoubtedly will be the SDL Globalization Challenge on Monday, October 8, where David Ashton will preside over an educational and usually hilarious trivia competition. David, SDL International’s Vice President of Consulting Services will also be on the panel discussing The Content Revolution. He was able to squeeze an hour into his schedule to discuss global content challenges, translation, and trends with Connie Giordano and Al Martine in a recent TechWhirl Fast 5 Live Interview. Continue reading ...

Tackling Content Reuse Head on: Fast 5 Interview with RocketSled’s Rick Schochler

Crowell Solutions will be attending the LavaCon Conference 2012 in Portland, ready to show attendees how its RocketSled™ XML editor can make content reuse a reality across the enterprise, because provides XML authoring in MS Word. Rick Schochler, Crowell's COO took a few moments to answer TechWhirl's Fast 5 Interview questions and offered an inside look at RocketSled and what's on the horizon. Continue reading ...