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As technical communicators, we love to share what we learn, explore better ways to communicate, and explain things. Below, you’ll find links to articles, courses, podcast episodes and presentations on technical communication and content strategy.
Free elearning courses
- We’ve created a free mini-course containing three short videos, best practice examples, and resources.
- The Covid-19 lockdown is having a huge impact on people and organisations. With so many things that could be about to change, how should organisations respond to the communication challenges they face? What’s your plan for the future? We’ve put together a free elearning course that looks at the Covid-19 communication challenges. The course describes what organisations can do for meet them.
- A framework assessing a Technical Author’s abilities
The Cherryleaf Podcast is a podcast on creating clearer and simpler information, technical writing, technical communication, and related topics. You can ask your question to the podcast team. We’ll see if we can feature it in a future episode of our podcast.
You’ll find the the show notes for each episode at cherryleaf.podbean.com
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Quizzes and surveys
Modern-day software technical communication comes in many different forms. Developer portals, knowledge bases, instruction guides, onboarding guides, online Help, and UI text are just some examples.
Just as there are all kinds of technical communication, so there are many kinds of technical communicators.
Each technical communicator has a unique set of skills and experience, we tend fall into common groups. These groups, or “types”, benefit from a career path and skills development that is appropriate to them.
This quiz will tell you what type of technical writer archetype you are, and suggest what to do with that information, once you have it.
Take this two minute quiz:
Take this two-minute quiz to find out how your developer portal scores against key KPIs.
On top of that, we’re going to give you our top three tips for developer portal success!
Policies and procedures
Policies and procedures come in different forms: half-page statements, one page flowcharts, and long sets of instructions are three examples.
Just as there are all kinds of policy and procedures, so there are different kinds of policy and procedure writers.
This quiz will tell you what type of policies and procedures writer archetype you are, and suggest what to do with that information, once you have it.
Take this two-minute quiz to find out how your polices and procedures score against key KPIs.
On top of that, we’re going to give you our top three tips for policy writing success!
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