Mike Collins Show: Plain Language

We’ll look at a growing movement for plain language in our society. Legislative proposals, contracts and lawsuits are being written in increasingly complex language. Plain language advocates are fighting to mandate that all legislation be written in a language that is easer to read and understand. Guest: Deborah S. Bosley- Principal, The Plain Language Group and Director, Center for Humanities, Technology, and Science at UNC Charlotte Click to listen If the broadcast does not begin to play Read more […]

Usability Testing and Marketing Materials Redesign at TIAA-CREF

Established more than a decade ago, it is the place to be to receive the latest information about, and exclusive insights into, management best practices and technology innovation. Now in its eleventh year, the FCF has become known as the event to attend to get the latest information, insights, and innovative solutions from industry leaders. Usability testing to ensure the clear understanding of financial material is a critical component of successful communication. Unfortunately, many organizations Read more […]

Deborah S. Bosley, Ph.D., Receives the Excellence in Writing for Clients Award

Bosley was Recognized for Creating Best Practices for Simplified Communication, a Style Guide Developed Exclusively for TIAA-CREF. Deborah S. Bosley, Principal of The Plain Language Group, was recently awarded the Excellence in Writing for Clients Award at the Association of Professional Communication Consultants Institute (APCC) in Washington, D.C. “The Best Practices Guide” is unique in that it is more than a style manual,” explains Ken Davis, former President of APCC. “In fact, of the Read more […]