TCUK18 Speaker Ellis Pratt – What’s the deal with structured content?

Ellis Pratt will be giving a presentation at TCUK18 entitled “What’s the deal with structured content?”.

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Content can often seem like jelly – messy and hard to manage. In this presentation, we’ll look at whether you can reduce this messiness through structured writing.

In this overview of the topic, we’ll explore what is structured writing, the origins of structured writing standards, what it promises to give its adopters, the different standards today, and the challenges that come with using structured writing.

About Ellis Pratt

Ellis Pratt, is a Consulting Technical Communicator and Director at Cherryleaf, a technical writing services company. He has been working in technical communication since the early 1990s. He has a degree in Business Studies. He is also:

  • Member of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators
  • Associate of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • An ISTC Management Council member

In 2017, he was listed as one of the top 25 Content Experience influencers in the world.

Ellis was a contributor to two books: Current Practices and Trends in Technical Communication, and The Language of Technical Communication.