How to tie a tie? So far, 3.6 million people have found the answer to this question on Youtube. And it’s no surprise; such a concentrated transfer of knowledge through visual and auditory means, combined with a straightforward practical demonstration – a video – conveys information as few other mediums can. Would you like to use videos for user assistance, but lack experience with them? Then Anton Bollen is your guy, and you can find him at UA Reloaded 2019! Let’s ask Anton what we can learn there…
Chatbots are great, aren’t they? You want to use these ingenious helpers as modern user assistance and are afraid that you will have to reinvent the wheel? Don’t worry – at UA Reloaded 2019 Marianne Macgregor will show you how to reuse existing UA content in chatbots and what is important about that. And of course, what else awaits you…
Innovative, informative and interactive: UA Reloaded is an international conference with futuristic flair and strong networking options. User Assistance is the keyword around which exciting topics such as virtual reality, video documentation and service design revolve. What makes this event so special and, above all, different?
For some time now, text, images and video have no longer been the exclusive means of delivering information to the end user. Alexa, for example, is one of the best-known language assistance systems on the market that offers an amazing number of features like audio games and smart home control. Why not then also include the capactiy for distributing technical instruction information in the form of modern digital user assistance? This seems like a fundamental function aimed at an obvious need!
Whether you produce social media clips or explainer videos – you can always enhance your viewer’s experience with greatly designed graphics and professionally mixed audio. Here are some helpful tips to pimp up your social media video clips.
It is the responsibility of technical writers to not only produce exemplary minimalistic pieces of text, but to also foster quality localization. I am now eager to recommend to novice fellow writers my top 6 rules for translation facilitation:
Peter van Bart
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.
Not long ago, all technical documents were designed in black and white. Color printing was simply too expensive. Until today, color has been seen more as an image issue than a truly necessary tool. However, colors are important in pointing out differences and supporting the identification of components…
This Video-Blog (vlog) is the first in a series of vlogs on the topic Multimedia Production in User Assistance. At SAP, UA teams are producing more and more multimedia content and with this vlog serie we want to share our experience and and provide some recommendations.