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If you think of it, dozens or even hundreds of criteria can be used to determine the quality of technical documentation. This blog is actually more than us listing some criteria, this is an exhaustive guide you can follow to find areas of improvement.
This article can be used as a checklist to measure health of technical documentation. The more items described further are on your list, the better. Unchecked items can be regarded as action points for documentation enhancement.
In this podcast, we delve into the intersection of writing and the development of technology products. Every couple of weeks we talk to people making a difference in Technical Writing, Instructional Design, UX Writing, Content Strategy and anywhere else there’s someone thinking about content in digital products and the tech industry.
These past two weeks have been incredibly disruptive in terms of world events, and while I usually avoid writing about current events and tend to stay within the tech comm focus, it seems like ignoring the elephant in the room not to mention something about the Coronavirus pandemic.
Phil Davis describes four main periods of technical writing and answers the question: how knowledge of history can help you improve your technical writing.
If you want to learn more details about technical writing history, watch this video
Streaming media is the big war right now in tech. Apple wants a piece, Amazon wants it, Disney is hitting out in a big way.
But Netflix was there first, and so I was fascinated to have this conversation with Ben Barone-Nugent, a principle content designer at Netflix, about the design challenges there.