Hands on labs

Legacy content: above and beyond

Melania Duma - Senior Technical Writer @ RWS

Sonia Pavlenko - Technical Writer @ Ascom Mobile Solutions

Room 32

10th November, 11:30-12:00

Is your content ....

  • Stored in Word, PDF, or plaintext? Do you find it hard to version and update it properly?

  • Siloed and inconsistent? Do you have issues maintaining a single source of truth?

  • Written by developers, testers or PMs? Do you expect to reach a standstill when these employees quit?

  • Designed per client with lots of copy-paste? Do you want to scale it?

If the answer is YES, this presentation will familiarize you with tools and techniques that can help you migrate, restructure and future-proof your content

Melania Duma


Technical Writer at RWS, PhD in Linguistics and British Council examiner. She is interested in helping development teams get their message across users and stakeholders in a clear, simplified manner. For the past 10 years, she has been working with CMS systems, XML editors, DITA. She holds the tekom Expert Technical Writing certificate.

Sonia Pavlenko

Ascom Mobile Solutions

Technical Writer, teacher and British Council examiner with over 7 years of experience in the field. She is interested in continuously developing her skills & knowledge in the field of technical writing.