What is Technical Writing?
Technical writing is designing, writing,
and organizing documents to deliver clear and consistent technical information.
A well-written technical information can reduce human error, ease transition to
a new system or process, and reduce training and support costs. The key to
writing a good technical document is to use a professional experienced technical
writer or writing team.
What is a Technical Writer?
writer is one who is trained in the art of presenting detailed technical
information in a user-friendly fashion. Technical writers are specialized in
communications, writing, usage of tools and has earned a degree in
Technical Communications, or a similar program.
In addition, each
technical writer needs to keep their current knowledge of changing technology
and stays current with industry trends.
What kind of technical writing
does one handle?
Technical writing could be anything from software,
hardware, policies and any nature of technical information that needs to be
covered in form of manuals, guidelines, handbooks etc.
- Employee Handbooks
- Policy Manuals
- Reference Manuals
- Policies and Procedures Manuals
- Administrator's Guide
- Programming Guides
- Installation Guides
- User Guides
- Getting Started Guides
- Implementation Guides
- Software Development Guides
- Style Guides
- ISO documentation
- Statement of Direction
- Online Help
- Software Product Release Notes
What can a technical writer
do for you?
Technical writer can assist your team in documenting the
technical aspect of how your product performs or how an activity is conducted.
The writer can help end users to understand how to operate or execute designated
functions. The types of technical writing services include
Documenting to produce guides, manuals, handbooks
Re-write of original documents
Editing of documents
Latest trend in technical
Technical writers are involved in the early stages of development
allowing them to understand the end users. This enables them to address user
requirements through the persona approach. To read more about persona
documentation, click here