Written Reporting

Words to Throw Away, by Yanwar & Morris

Amanda Pradhani Yanwar and John Morris

School of Industrial Education and Technology,King Mongkut”s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang,Bangkok 10520, Thailand

Corresponding author: john.mo@kmitl.ac.thORCID APY 0000-0001-7162-1339; JM 0000-0003-0539-1189

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English is growing: new words are added rapidly. This makes it increasingly complicated – and thus harder to read …

Managing communication in large-scale projects

Moving from Student to Engineer: Part 2

By Robert Lyons, Technical and Management Consultant, and Nancy Barr, PhD

On top of their day jobs, engineers are often called on to work on the proposals to win business that keeps the company alive. Engineering students are probably familiar …

PCS at IEEE Sections Congress, Australia: Ryan Boettger’s Ignite Talk

Brian Traynor and Ryan Boettger represented PCS at IEEE Sections Congress—‚a triennial gathering of IEEE Section leadership—in Sydney, Australia in August this year. 1250 IEEE members from 165 countries participated the event. We were able to introduce PCS and its activities and publications to many IEEE …

Using Numbers in Technical Documents

For engineers, like physicists, numbers are as important as words in reporting on their work, and carry much of the meaning behind their technical documents. However, how we write these numbers – and how we integrate them with text – may determine a reader’s understanding of that …

Podcast: Writing Better RFP Responses

Listen as Debbie Davy, a senior IEEE member and documentation solution leader for DK Consultants, tells you five ways to write betterRFP responses, as well as two ways of quantitatively measuring RFP success. [Script Available]