Why do we perceive some applications as clear, organized, and easy to use? How to phrase UI content in a way that supports the overall style of the development platform? Well, I’ve learned some great points from a fascinating lecture given by Bohdan Hrechanovskyi –– MacPaw UX copywriter. Continue reading
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As the IT industry changes introducing new trends and searching to propose more value to a user, technical communication should adapt as well. Technical communicators start searching for better ways to present information and predict all pains to be resolved by the documentation.
One way of doing so is to look for some useful practices outside of technical communication domain. In this article, I would like to briefly introduce a visual practice of empathy mapping that can be adopted into technical communication.
How on earth can anyone make sense of this technical review (see figure #1), apply mysterious comments, and deliver a valuable visual?
Figure #1 (Click to enlarge)
For an experienced Information Developer impossible becomes possible 🙂 How? During the technical review, pay attention how your SME corrects the following elements:
MadCap Flare. We, Technical Communicators, use it daily. But do we really use it to its full potential? Or, maybe it has some hidden capabilities or mysterious forces we may have no idea about? Let’s follow this bumpy journey and find out together! Continue reading
No, no, this was by no means a spelling mistake, since a tool I’m going to tell you about is indeed my recent precious discovery. So, Prezi. What is that and why is it cool?