Learn the key stages of transformation that the technical communications profession has gone through during the last 5 decades.
This five-minute video takes you through the history of technical writing. From the infancy of a new profession through a rebellious adolescence that led to a revolution in Unified Content Strategy and topic-based authoring during tech comm’s young adulthood.
Technical communication is now experiencing an identity-challenging paradigm shift in its midlife — in many cases moving from Engineering departments to Marketing, feeling greater pressure to outsource, and experiencing both challenges and opportunities from automation.
As you watch the video, you can follow the tech comm profession’s exciting story with this infographic. Then, please ask us how you can help chart your organization’s technical writing transformation.