Ever wondered how does a technical writer document a no-code process or development? A process that uses a visual interface? My answer would be a "How to Guide" with lots of visuals or a video on how to use the tool. A no-code tool caters for non-technical users.
Heretto is an end-to-end Content Component Management System for highly-efficient topic-based authoring. It offers a higher level of control over the content with robust and industry-standard XML.
We recently encountered a SaaS-based product documentation with similar issues. The product is exceptionally good with the objective to connect multiple virtual databases and analyze them simultaneously in real-time. Considering the minimal understanding of novice users, a strong user interface is provided to handle technically complex activities in a simpler way. It also gets rid of traditional time-consuming methods to bring the data to the application.
ion, for the document to reach various corners of the world. The basic techniques and strategies for translating a document effectively can vary based on authoring tools/engines, publishing channels, type of document, and the length of the document.
If a content writer is set to transform his career to technical writing, language skills become the most important asset. However, technical writing is way more demanding than content writing in terms of constant learning and skill set upgrading.
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There are many important steps, such as understanding of information design, Information architecture, interviewing SMEs, UI, and UX of product.
Information structure is the skeleton of the digital product. The fate of the product is dependent on the flow of the information. Users should be able to understand the information and not get overwhelmed by it. Therefore, it is imperative to let the experts, who have rich experience in information architecture design, work on the information design. It ensures a good user experience and optimum functionality.
Technical writing holds immense importance as it communicates a technology or process to its end-users. The magnitude of its impact is crucial for the organization as well as its users. Therefore, Keith shares the following steps that would help any technical writer to succeed in their career.
Keith Johnson was the key speaker in the fourth session of the Technical Writing Project Lifecycle workshop organized by Advanced Technical Writing Group in association with Metapercept Technology Solutions and Oxygen XML. He has over 25 years of experience in technical communications.