Here at Armada, we hold strong ties to the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC). The ISTC is the professional body for technical communicators in the UK and has a growing number of members who are involved in technical
“So you write technical manuals for software, isn’t that really boring?” “I bet you’re really pedantic about grammar, punctuation and spelling aren’t you?” Well the latter is true to an extent but we’d all heartily disagree with the first statement
As technical writers, the majority of our work is based on translating technical jargon, making complex tasks more easily understandable and forming knowledge bases for new and existing users. However, as user interfaces become more easy to navigate and the
Here at Armada, we pride ourselves on providing outstanding user-friendly documentation services. We hold long-standing relationships with a range of clients in the software industry. One such client is iSAMS, who develop school management software.
The most important tool for a modern-day technical writer is the computer. Advances in computing power have allowed technical communicators across every industry to create and manage bigger, more complex and more visual projects, whether that is online help systems
So it is the time of year that all technical authors have been waiting for. MadCap have released a new version of Flare, number 11. I have to admit that this year I read the new features and I wasn’t
A huge part of what makes a technical writer’s documentation successful isn’t just that it is easy to read, but that it is also easy to search and find the information that you are looking for. Searchability nowadays isn’t just
Social media as we know it has blossomed from the early days of Friendster and Bebo to the ever-present Facebook and Twitter. It’s important for every technical writer to take advantage of tools that can help your output and productivity.
Sometimes, it seems like being involved in technical writing is like acting as a circus performer. Ok, so we don’t have to walk across any tightropes or perform any acrobatics, but we often have to juggle many roles at the