Many companies implement Simplified Technical English or other controlled language initiatives but struggle to maximize the benefits, or they discover issues with the human side of change management. Kit Brown-Hoekstra looks at best practices for implementing controlled language, identify some potential challenges, and provide recommendations for working around them. Technical communication managers, senior technical communication staff, localization QA, and localization project managers are encouraged to attend this webinar and gain a better understanding of: Best practices for implementing controlled language; Risk mitigation and the importance of pilot projects; Effect of implementing controlled language on your TMs; Benefits and ROI of controlled language
As Principal of Comgenesis, LLC, Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra provides consulting and training to her clients on a variety of topics, including localization, content strategy, and content management. Kit is an STC Fellow and STC international society VP, an experienced professional, and a small business owner with over 23 years of experience in technical communication, much of it working with localization teams (sometimes on the client side and sometimes on the vendor side).