First Quarter 2015 Issue of the Transactions Now Available

The First Quarter 2015 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is now available.  Highlights of the issue:

1.    Research Article: Critical Factors Influencing Innovation Diffusion on Corporate Websites by Roman Zollet and Andrea Back

Explores the critical factors affecting a firm’s adoption of innovations in interactivity on their organizational websites.

2.    Research Article: A Reexamination of Fortune 500 Homepage Design Practices by Scott Jones

Identifies current practices for designing the homepages of Fortune 500 companies, including the ways they integrate social media, differentiate themselves from one another, and in which homepage practices have changed in the previous 5 years.

3.    Research Article: Remaking the Pitch: Reuse Strategies in Entrepreneurs’ Pitch Decks by Clay Spinuzzi, Scott Nelson, Keela S Thomson, Francesca Lorenzini , Rosemary A. French, Gregory Pogue, Sidney D. Burback, and Joel Momberger

Identifies three general strategies that entrepreneurs use when reusing content in their pitch decks.
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CFP: IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication: December 2016 Special Issue on Entrepreneurship Communication

Guest editor: Clay Spinuzzi (University of Texas at Austin), clay.spinuzzi@utexas.edu Entrepreneurs must communicate constantly. When they develop an innovation, look at possible markets, conduct market research, seek intellectual property … [Continue reading]

Limerick 2015 International Round Table Discussion on Technical and Professional Communication

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) and the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) will co-host a round table discussion in the afternoon between the conclusion of the ProComm 2015 conference and … [Continue reading]

Engineer Your Own Success, by Anthony Fasano, now available from Wiley-IEEE

Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career, Updated and Expanded is now available as part of the IEEE-Wiley PCS book series. Focusing on basic skills and tips for career enhancement, Engineer Your … [Continue reading]

The Elements of Visual Communication, by Melissa Clarkson

Are you in the process of composing a set of slides, a handout, or some other graphical document? You may want to read Melissa Clarkson's new contribution to the site, on The Elements of Visual Communication, where she identifies key strategies … [Continue reading]