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For some time now Editha has been collaborating with clients who use innovative tools, such as Synthesia and Vyond for the creation of their videos. Those platforms allows you to create videos in a few minutes using Artificial Intelligence.
Among the points discussed in the draft of the new Regulation on machinery products, we also find the proposal for manufacturers to provide the entire documentation that accompanies machinery products only in digital format. Is it feasible to move towards even a partial digitalisation of the technical documentation? Those revising the draft of the Regulation on machinery products are wondering the same thing. This article considers the difficulties and advantages of digitalisation.
The first step for tidying up a document is to arrange each piece of content consistently so that it can be easily found, updated and re-used later for the creation of new documentation. According to our working method, the most efficient way to organise information is to split it into different stand-alone topics, arranging them in chronological and hierarchical order. Moreover, it is important to organise documentation with a searchable structure.
The Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on machinery products should replace the current Machinery Directive by 2023. Let’s see which matters addresses.
Good project management means shared vision and ethics. For complex jobs it’s essential to rely on technologies such as Monday.
Good communication is at the core of our business. Whether we are dealing with DTP projects in languages that we do not speak, with a user manual or a post on our blog, we always keep in mind that our main goal is to communicate clearly.
Summing up a whole year in the middle of a pandemic is not easy. We are filled with deep gratitude for the network we have created and nurtured.
Since November 2021 Editha has been ISO 9001:2015 certified for the design and provision of services for the editing of technical communication documentation. This standard specifies the requirements to establish and maintain a quality management system in a business.
The content of technical documentation is not the only thing to consider when speaking of clear and straightforward information. Accessibility is another crucial aspect to deal with to make sure it is available to everyone. In fact, we should always keep in mind that users can access information through different means and technical authors should always try to reach the widest audience when writing.
The lack of clarity regarding the goals of a collaboration leads to possible misunderstandings. A few tips on professional communication.