Tina Kister

Tina Kister

Nanatoo Communications

Communications Strategist

Tina M. Kister is the founder of Nanatoo Communications, and she works with companies and individuals to help them create content that enables success. She specializes in taking an interdisciplinary approach to improve information-development processes and has been acknowledged as a thought leader in the technical communication field. With a background in both creative and technical communications, as well as certifications in technical communication (CPTC), project management (PMP), proposal management (APMP), and content strategy, Tina provides a rare perspective that synthesizes best practices across traditionally siloed areas of business communications


Science-Based Design in Technical Communication

Information development maven, Tina Kister, introduces the science of good design; what works, what doesn’t, and why; and how to communicate about design so you can get it right.

Discussion: The Science Behind the Content Decisions We Make

Odile Sullivan-Tarazi moderates a discussion with our expert presenters about the science behind the content decisions we make.


[Half-Day Workshop] Using Science-Based Design in Technical Communication

In this half-day educational workshop, Tina Kister provides an introduction to the scientific principles of good design. You'll learn to objectively assess the quality and effectiveness of visual design, and you'll discover tips for communicating about design in ways that enable success.


[Slide Deck] Science-based Design in Technical Communication

[PDF] The Science of Good Page Design