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What is contextual information for modern software?

There are a lot of variations in methods and terminology based on which technology does what, and it has evolved a lot. We talk about online help, context-sensitive help, contextualised help, targeted help, onboarding help, and many others. Some of the definitions are...

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From dev to content – there and back again

Part of the evolution to Documentation 4.0 so that information around software caters for the proper needs is designing a journey from the outset. Part of that journey is the road from development to content and cycling back to ensure that both improve each other. An...

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The era of big doc is over

At TECH’advantage we are software editors in the oil and gas industry. When we talk about doc in this article we mean user-oriented documentation. This article is based on our experience over several decades are orientations driven in conjunction with our clients as...

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How to write concise content

Technical writing must be clear, consistent and concise. The approach we prefer is minimalistic. It’s not new, but it is more and more important in today’s world of over saturation in information. Literary minimalism Literary minimalism is characterized by an economy...

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Andy McDonald

Product manager

Trained as a social psychologist, Andy McDonald has been designing and writing documentation for the oil industry since 1998. He is the Documentation Products manager for Tech Advantage in the Paris area. -Learn More

“The era of big doc is over – agile is the way to go.”

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