My journey with Metapercept

Metapercept training program has been a time machine that helped me travel to futuristic technology platforms that have opened doors to wide opportunities as a technical writer.

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The Impact of Automation on Technical Writing
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The Impact of Automation on Technical Writing

Technical Writing is being impacted by automation through the use of applications like DITA-XML. Using XML, you can write once and produce the content in different formats. Imagine using a single piece of content to create a How-To Guide, a user guide, a knowledge base, a social media post, and others, without compromising on quality.

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Customer Success Story – We leveraged our expertise in DITA to document manuals for the Robotic Company.

Technical manuals are important for complying with industry standards and obtaining industrial accreditation, certificates, etc. Further, with detailed guidelines and instructions, the need for manual support is minimized, thereby, saving time and generating more business. 

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Challenges you face when you don’t upskill yourself at the right time

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

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When is the right time to structure your legacy documents?
Legacy Documents

When is the right time to structure your legacy documents?

The success of a move to topic-based #authoring and/or #structuredwriting depends on the order of your steps – and good planning is key. You can’t make it up as you go along. Many current #manuals are like tutorials: They guide readers by example with lots of screenshots. They are easy to follow along with, but more difficult when you need to know about individual procedures or about scenarios that don’t match the example. Do you find these tactics helpful? What experiences have you had when converting #legacycontent into #structureddocumentation? Feel free to leave a comment.

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DOs and DON’Ts of Structured Writing: A Complete Guide

Structured writing is a central part of the information mapping method for analyzing, organizing, and displaying knowledge in print and in the new online presentation of text and graphics. It is an approach to writing that focuses on the structure of content and it includes evaluating and defining types of content, applying and creating rules around the structure, validating the rules, and defining styles to apply to the content so you can publish it. Do you have documentation consulting requirements and wish to invest in your #documentationprocess in 2021? Don’t miss an opportunity to enhance your documentation process in the coming year! Send an email to, info@metapercept.comfor all your Technical Writing consulting and services requirements.

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5 reasons why you should follow a structured documentation process.

Structured documentation can be an overwhelming process for any organization. It seems to be a herculean task for personnel whose primary focus is on other tasks and documentation just comes as a part of it. In these cases, the purpose of structured documentation is likely to be lost. Further, the centralized question remains - how to choose a structure for documentation?

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