The Technical Authors' dilemma
Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey concerning the status of technical authors and how to improve it. We found out:
Our survey showed that technical communicators felt they were being held back by factors outside of the core technical writing skills. The primary reasons were:
It reminded me of the Stanford University's Computer Industry Project (SCIP). This surveyed managers of software projects, and it found:
We now aim to focus our report on how technical authors can deal with these issues.
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