Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information

Announcing the Official MadWorld 2017 Schedule and Speaker Lineup
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

October 20, 2016

Returning for its fifth year, the MadWorld technical communication and content strategy conference is set for April 2-5, 2017, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown San Diego’s iconic Gaslamp Quarter. Attended by technical writers, documentation managers, and content strategists from all over the world, MadWorld gives you the chance to learn from the best, network …

5 Helpful MadCap Flare UI Features You May Have Missed
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

October 13, 2016

MadCap Flare is full of features that are designed to help you reduce the time it takes to write, edit, and manage documentation. Many long-time Flare users have seen the user interface change and grow over multiple versions. But for the first-time user, taking the initial dive into Flare’s workspace can be overwhelming. There’s a few features that may not seem …

5 Questions Every Technical Writer Faces with API Documentation
Ed Marshall

Posted by Ed Marshall

October 6, 20163 Comments

As a technical writer, you may have asked the question of how to move from writing about end-user or GUI-based products to successfully writing API documentation. While good technical writers already possess the skills and best practices needed as a foundation for writing API documentation, there are still several important challenges and requirements to address. Here are …

Making the Business Case for MadCap Flare – A 3 Step Guide
Michael Vincerra

Posted by Michael Vincerra

September 29, 2016

For any organization considering migrating to MadCap Flare, several fundamental design questions should be addressed before starting a project. In an industry as highly regulated as aerospace, making the business case for transitioning from Word to Flare is a challenge. The product is highly regulated by the federal aviation administration (FAA) and by a Global Aerospace …

Webinar Recap — An Overview of MadCap Flare: Topic-Based Authoring and Single-Source Publishing
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

September 22, 2016

Last month, I gave a webinar on MadCap Flare and the benefits of topic-based authoring and single source publishing. For those of you that missed the webinar, here’s a high level recap of what I covered: What’s the Traditional Approach to Authoring? When it comes to a traditional single source publishing model, content authors are often doing three things at once: …