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Skills for Technical Writers

Historically, I have used the collection of technical-writing pages on the wiki to collect thoughts and specifications on the documentation process and tool chain. More recently with the documentation-sucks page, I've been thinking more about documentation processes and how to manage and work with technical writers in the context of software development teams.

I've started thinking more about the skills and work patterns that help technical writers succeed, the management approaches that work, and the way that the documentation process can interact with and compliment the development process. This thinking has been inspired by a couple of my own job searches over the past year.

Open questions include:

More forthcoming...