Tag Archives: Elements of Information Design

The Writing Principles

Have you ever come across a poorly written write-up? Have you ever felt that you could have written better? A couple of write-ups, which I read recently, drew my thoughts on writing about writing. I have always believed that anyone … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Creative Writing, Technical Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Information Projection: Where Meet Information Architecture and Information Design

The new capability that we introduced into our flagship product helped me learn a lot about information architecture and information design. But, this post is about information projection. As I understand, it lies on the overlap of information architecture and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Technical Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

The Inverted Tree of Information

I will start this post where I ended the previous one: the inverted tree structure of information categorization. As promised, I will talk about my interpretations on some of the verses in the Bhagwad Gita, which is a great source … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Technical Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How “Technical” Should Documentation Be?

In a recent casual coffee-table conversation in our office, one of my colleagues asked this question to the tech-writing group. And, none of us had satisfactory answers. That’s because each of our reader has a unique, different level of knowledge. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Technical Writing | Tagged , , , , ,

Technical Communicator: The New Branding Person

Last month, I got a chance to read from some of my old books. I am a marketing graduate. So, while I read some random pages from the marketing domain, I could see that the learning matched to technical communication … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Technical Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

The Key Elements in Technical Communication

The bent towards information design is on account of its applicability – A picture, as they say, is worth a thousand words. The use of graphics minimizes the use of content. Rather, it squeezes the underlying message of the content … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Technical Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,