Charts and graphs are super ways to make your point very effectively. You can gather data and prepare a chart to display your findings, identify opportunities as a result of what visually appears, and update the data to show changes or progress. Many software applications are available to help you prepare graphs in a jiffy. […]
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Letter of Appreciation from Acharya Institutes, Bangalore, towards a Webinar on Technical Writing by TechTotal.
–Technical Writing For Dummies® by Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts
Many people ask the difference between business writing and technical writing. The
difference is analogous to apples and oranges. For example, at the very core (pardon the
pun), apples and oranges are fruits. And at the very core, documents are words and
graphics. Beyond the core, business and technical documents are different […]
The two most important questions you must ask yourself before
embarking on a career in technical writing are, “What kind of person
should I be to succeed in this field?” and “What kind of personality
traits should I have?” Some of the answers are obvious and
are similar to traits that make people successful in any business or
profession. You should be […]
We are proud to announce that we have successfully completed 2 days workshop on Technical Writing for the IT Department of Mercedes Benz Research and Development, Bangalore.
The participants are Test engineers, Quality Analysts, Business Analysts, Language Translators, Programmers and Architects.
We are planning to start a new batch this weekend, interested students can register. Even this […]
TechTotal as always is more committed to provide the best standards , services to all the existing and forthcoming clients. Leveraging itself in sectors like technical writing, instructional designing, Corporate Training and Documentation services, TechTotal has moved forward with great vision in becoming one of the best Technical Writing company in India . We are […]
Technical writing is a skill that will not only help you to better understand a software or system that you are working with, but also will help you to build credibility before others in an organization, especially as a knowledge expert regarding the topic or areas you are covering in your documentation. Here are ten […]
Single-source publishing, Rich Media, Cloud-based Collaboration and accessible XML publishing are just four of the significant capabilities that Adobe’s Technical Communication Suite 3 brings to multilingual projects. This powerful suite (often referred to as TCS3 or Tech Comm Suite) combines three of the more popular products for technical communications: FrameMaker 10, RoboHelp 9 and Captivate […]
The U.S. Dept. of Labor’s “Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2002-03 Edition, Writers and Editors”, is recommended reading for those considering technical writing as a profession.
Some of the main points highlighted in the handbook make interesting reading:
Whether you’re currently writing professionally or still looking to break into the field, formal writing courses can help you hone your skills. If you don’t have the money or the time for campus-based courses, there are plenty of universities that offer free writing courses online.
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (mit.edu)
Writing and Reading Short Stories
Writing and […]