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Which is the best and the most reliable technical content writing software for any technical content writer?

There isn’t one tool that I’d pinpoint as the best of all. But based on your organization’s standard processes, requirements, budget, delivery formats, and time at hand, you can still zero in on what software you require for your organization. Continue reading

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Three Tips to Internationalize Content

There are also times when you generally refer to things from your own culture and expect others to know about it – unless you tell them about it. I’ve celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi ever since I was a child. But, to hear that this is a festival to celebrate the birth of the elephant-headed good was still weird for me. Still, the additional information helped my colleague explain our UK counterparts on what the festival was about. Continue reading

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Piecemeal Editing in the Agile Environment

In the Agile development environment, the technical reviews and technical edits aren’t exhaustive. The editors do not have a lot of time to repetitively (Or, at least more than once) run through the writing process. So, all they get to do is check for not missing out on anything critical. Continue reading

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Why Isn’t a “Help” Helpful Enough?

For the most part of their exploring the product, the users are busy finding answers to their how-does-this-damned-thing-works questions. Why is it still that we are unable to design formats that can make the users’ troubleshooting pursuits easy? Continue reading

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Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken!

We all learn. And, here’s the post on one such thing I learned, recently. For one of the projects I worked before I switched jobs last week, I was the only tech-comm contributor who held the dual role of preparing technical content as … Continue reading

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The Ad hoc Content Writer

This month has been really exciting for me at the office. That’s because, from the first day, I played only a technical communicator. But in this month, I added some more feathers to my tech-comm cap – Newsletter and Blogs! … Continue reading

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