Tag Archives: Technical Reports

Lindsay Pack

Just as we were excited to celebrate Nexight’s five-year anniversary last June, we are thrilled to announce another five-year milestone: our technical communications have again won awards from the Washington, DC – Baltimore Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) annual

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Lindsay Pack
Four More Awards for Nexight Communications
Lindsay PackJanuary 30, 2015

Effective technical communications are a cornerstone of Nexight’s approach to solving complex problems. It’s not enough to just conduct research, talk to stakeholders, or facilitate a meeting—you have to compile and communicate the results in a clear and concise way that

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Lindsay Pack

As an extension of a science fair project, a 14-year-old from Pittsburgh recently determined that the U.S. government could save $234 million annually just by changing the font used in official government documents from Times New Roman to Garamond. While

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Lindsay Kishter
Write Short. Be Heard.
Lindsay KishterApril 29, 2014

The internet did a funny thing: it gave us unlimited space to communicate ideas, while flooding us so full of information that we barely read. Information now travels through headlines and tweets, where length is measured in characters, rather than

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Sarah Lichtner

Over the past few years, I’ve worked on a number of projects that required synthesizing large amounts of data to develop communications materials that convey key messages clearly and accurately. While the kinds and amount of data, topic areas, and

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Lindsay Pack

Every day, more than 100 billion business emails are sent and received. And if, like me, you feel that you personally receive most of them, you may not be that far off: the average person spends a reported 28% of

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Lindsay Pack

At Nexight Group, we know that it’s not enough to just conduct research, talk to stakeholders, or facilitate a meeting—you have to compile and communicate the results in a clear and concise way that resonates with your audience and inspires

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Sarah Lichtner

The climate change discussion is everywhere lately, with new articles published daily. Yet in the United States, our level of concern about climate change has been decreasing. According to the “Climate Change in the American Mind” survey series, the percentage

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Sarah Lichtner
The Oxford Comma: A Science Writing Must-Have
Sarah LichtnerSeptember 12, 2013

Editors are passionate about punctuation. I have taken a black Sharpie to one of my own wall decorations, fulfilling the urge to add commas to “Eat Drink and Be Merry.” To see an editor’s true colors, ask them if they

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Sarah Lichtner

The 11-year-olds have spoken: when it comes to talking about science, clear communication is key. At the World Science Festival on June 2, the results of the 2013 Flame Challenge (discussed in one of my previous posts) were announced, with

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