When you hear about iiRDS for the first time, it will probably seem quite complicated – it was the same for me. So to understand it better, let’s strip it down to a machine everybody knows from everyday use: Why not use a coffee machine in order to explain the highly technical standard?
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“And when I moved from the financial field to the software industry to become a Technical Writer, it felt like my dreams were coming true.”
In our series, people from different age and professional groups introduce us to their IT jobs. Today we talked with Desislava Mihaylova, a young Technical Writer working at Telerik in Bulgaria.
Contextual help is a term that has been around for a long time, but until now it means little more than being able to deliver a block of information based on position to everyone, regardless of the task each is doing. While this is a laudable approach, it is far from the notion of contextualisation we would like to see emerge around Information 4.0.
About the meaning of contextualization in Information 4.0, content prediction and mapping knowledge & experience …
Using semantic wikis and information models which map relationships between entities in our content, we can amplify the intelligence of our users and our products – the UAreloaded conference showed us how…
What do you think about reviews when you are submitting documentation changes in a code repository? How do you maintain quality and think about levels of editing while working on documentation in a code repository? Here are some ideas…
We can say that Information 4.0 or smart content is the new era of information. But what does it mean in practice? Why make use of it? What is its value? These questions will be answered in our practice example.
Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) have changed technical documentation. Users now read small chunks of information that match their context, task, or role. Instead of classical documentation, we now need information that is modular, neutral with respect to format, and accessible via metadata and full-text search…
Today we talked with Thomas Walker, a young Technical Content Developer at K15t in Stuttgart. We liked to know what makes him love his job..
In our series, people from different age and professional groups introduce us to their IT jobs. Beginners, students, and people with quite long working experience share their motivation and recommendations, confirming prejudices or invalidating them.