Using multiple AI agents in a technical documentation production workflow

There’s been a lot of buzz recently around agentic AI tools like Microsoft’s Autogen and CrewAI.   Could they be used in a technical documentation production workflow setting for automating some of the work carried out when creating user documentation for software?   What are agentic AI tools?  The core idea behind agentic AI systems is… Read more »

Podcast 146: What is the current demand for contract Technical Authors?

In this month’s podcast, we look at the current demand for contract Technical Authors in the UK, using statistics from We look at the the number of vacancies and whether this has affected the rates offered. Transcript This is the Cherryleaf podcast. Hello and welcome to the Cherryleaf podcast. My name is Ellis Pratt…. Read more »

Vacancy # 4537 Contract Technical Author, WFH (EU or UK), 3 months (poss extension to 12 months)

Our client is a company that provides a distributed data platform. They are looking for a contractor to work with its small team of Technical Authors. The team writes its content on GitHub, using AsciiDoc and Antora. The documentation is primarily used by developers. They are looking for an experienced Technical Author who is comfortable… Read more »

Podcast 145: How large organisations create useful, informative, accessible content

This month’s podcast looks at how large organisations create useful, informative content which is accessible to a wide, often global, audience. As part of the research for this podcast Ginny looked at various websites which are mentioned in the podcast. Many thanks to those organisations and their expertise. Here are the links to the ones… Read more »