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.
Mridula Menon, in the first session of this…
In the first session of the fourth workshop organized by Advanced Technical Writing Group, in association with Metapercept and Oxygen XML, Mridula Menon shared her experience as a technical writer. Her insights throw light on different aspects of a technical writing career. The key idea behind the workshop was to ensure that the attendees become effective technical writers by leaving minimum room for hiccups during the documentation process.
An another perspective of viewing the entire documentation process is to understand the process of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLCC). If you have studied software engineering or how the software development process takes place, you can relate to that.
Navigation in documents ensures that the reader saves time and instantly finds what is important for him/her. This helps in improving the user experience for the document. Therefore, navigation plays a crucial role in defining the user experience of structured documentation.
Good employees motivate themselves, and good companies set the stage so that motivation flourishes. One great way to keep people engaged and motivated is through solid training and development programs. Good employees want to continue, and T&D keeps them engaged. Most seasoned HR professionals are experienced in common training and development mistakes. But some mistakes can still slip past
Technical writers often face the issue of backlogs.…