Technical Writer - Exploding the myths

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Technical Writer - Exploding the myths

  1. 1. I’m a Technical Writer Technical Writing explained using photographs of Technical Writers from www.imatechwriter.com
  2. 2. The consequences of incorrect documentation can be great
  3. 3. Technical Writers guide users to their goal
  4. 4. They need to be accurate as possible
  5. 5. They explain technical information to non-technical people
  6. 6. Technical Writers often have to put themselves in the position of the user
  7. 7. They need to address different types of users
  8. 8. They need to be as unambiguous as possible
  9. 9. They employ a variety of techniques to question Subject Matter Experts
  10. 10. They produce a form of user support that’s available all times of the day
  11. 11. Technical Writers provide clarity and simplicity
  12. 12. They organize information so it’s easier to find
  13. 13. Technical Writers reduce the need to call the Support desk
  14. 14. It’s more than just manuals
  15. 15. www.imatechwriter.com

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