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Friday, January 24 • 3:00pm - 3:25pm
Uncharted waters: Documenting emerging technology

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We can't help but feel the lure towards the hot new thing, especially when it comes to technology. Part of that lure is the breaking of ground, venturing into the unknown, and working on solutions to new problems. But a lot of the same things that make emerging technology fun and exciting to work on are exactly why it can be difficult to document. These challenges are quite different to those associated with mature products.

This talk is for anyone working on new products and emerging technology, or just interested in learning about fast-moving documentation. It is for the developer as much as it is for the writer, since it usually falls to them to write the early docs before a writer is added to the team.

This session will cover:
- Evolution of a docs set
- Pitfalls and obstacles to be aware of
- Some solutions
- Some kind words to anyone else in my position

Speakers
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Andrew Burden

Senior Technical Writer, Red Hat
When I joined Red Hat in 2012 I had no experience in IT or as a technical writer. Back then I convinced them that starting with no knowledge was an advantage to learning about and writing quality documentation. I still believe this. Since then I've worked on documentation for Red... Read More →


Friday January 24, 2020 3:00pm - 3:25pm
A113 Faculty of Information Technology Brno University of Technology, Božetěchova, Brno-Královo Pole, Czechia

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