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Intro to DITA: TechWhirl Fast 5 Roundtable

What happens when three DITA experts get together to talk about DITA to people who are new to the subject? They start talking in limericks. Patrick Bosek and Stephen Morse (from easyDITA), and Jacquie Samuels had frank and friendly video discussion about DITA with an eye towards the DITA newbie. 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 ...

Importance of Content Strategy in an Increasingly Mobile World: TechWhirl Fast 5 Interview with Ann Rockley

Ann Rockley took a little time from her busy schedule to participate in a written version of the TechWhirl Fast 5 Chat. She gives us a preview of her closing talk to attendees at the LavaCon Conference 2012, encouraging the technical communication and content strategy fields to develop strategies that can “future proof” content. Continue reading ...

The Mobile User Experience: TechWhirl Fast 5 Interview with Stephen Ryden-Lloyd

TechWhirl’s Fast 5 Interview with Stephen Ryden-Lloyd of Innodata provided an in-depth look at the factors that impact how companies are approaching their Mobile Communication Strategies. The wide-ranging chat touched on the apps available for the London Olympics, catalysts for the drive to mobile user experience, methodologies for defining and implementing mobile strategy, and a peek into the future. Continue reading ...

Future of Technical Communication: TechWhirl Fast 5 with Content Strategist Noz Urbina

In this TechWhirl Fast 5 interview, Noz Urbina, content strategist, consultant, and organizer of the Congility conference events in Europe, predicts the future of technical communication, waxes enthusiastic on training and user experience, and orients us to fast-moving technology, our interactions, and the evolving role of technical communication. Continue reading ...