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All About Technical Writing


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All About Technical Writing

  1. 2. What is Technical Writing <ul><li>“ Technical writing is communication, the primary aim of which is to convey a particular piece of information to a particular reader or group of readers for a particular purpose.” </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Writers design, write, and edit documents for engineering, scientific, industrial, and governmental organizations. These include technical reports, computer manuals, brochures, proposals, technical specifications, educational and training materials, and marketing or public relations releases. </li></ul>TechTotal
  2. 3. Key Skills in a Technical Writer <ul><li>Facility with technology </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to write clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Talent in showing ideas graphically </li></ul><ul><li>Patience in problem-solving/troubleshooting </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to interact with SMEs </li></ul>TechTotal
  3. 4. WHO DO THEY WORK FOR? Who do they work for? TechTotal Software development firms E-Learning & Scientific fields Engineering &Manufacturing Health care & Pharmaceuticals Telecommunications & Networking
  4. 5. Other Roles TechTotal
  5. 6. TechTotal Median Salary by Years Experience According to the Society for Technical Communication, the median annual salary for entry level technical writers was $40,400 in 2005. The median annual salary for midlevel nonsupervisory technical writers was $52,140, and for senior nonsupervisory technical writers, $69,000. Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Aug 2009 | Individuals Reporting: 2,591 NEWS
  6. 7. RoboHelp (Online help systems) Acrobat Writer (To Publish PDF) Microsoft Word (Publishing features) AuthorIT (Content Management systems) Graphic Capture tools ( Adobe Photoshop, SnagIT, Image Editor) Adobe Framemaker (Publishing Large Documents) Tools & Techniques <ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proof Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Style guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul></ul>Tools of Trade TechTotal
  7. 8. TechTotal Educational Profile - Survey
  8. 9. About TechTotal TechTotal <ul><ul><li>TechTotal Soft Systems Private Limited is among the few organizations in India that provide professional technical documentation services and training. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are dedicated to provide the industry with the best services and consulting expertise in technical writing and related specialized skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our mission is to create long term business relationships with our valuable customer by thoroughly understanding and meeting their present and future needs for documentation support services. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We help companies match the quality of their written word with the high quality of the software they produce. </li></ul></ul>Mission
  9. 10. TechTotal’s Online Training for Technical Writing <ul><li>Live online sessions by Highly qualified instructors and eminent faculty, with hands-on experience in Technical Writing. </li></ul><ul><li>The training is delivered via interactive sessions over the Internet. It emulates the classroom environment, but with no hassles. The trainee is benefited by the expert guidance without being tied to one particular place. </li></ul><ul><li>Live Video Tutorials and study materials are published in your LMS(learning management system) account </li></ul><ul><li>For more details visit </li></ul>TechTotal
  10. 11. View our Online Training TechTotal Online Training Interface Materials Attachments Camera & voice of Trainer Students Chat Notes White board Trainers Desktop
  11. 12. CLIENTS WE WORKED TechTotal Our Esteemed Clients IT Software Mobile & Telecom Networking Logistics & SCM ERP Engineering
  12. 13. TechTotal Contact: 040-32434393 / +91-9989699562 Email: Web: