A technical writer’s journey to SAFE

Last year my company adopted SAFE, a new working methodology to enhance alignment, collaboration, and delivery for multiple Agile teams. We were all excited and curious about this new approach. SAFE would allow us to communicate better, anticipate bottlenecks and prevent unexpected dependencies that caused many issues in the past. The documentation team was also … Continue reading A technical writer’s journey to SAFE

PowerPoint Karaoke 🎤

I’m curious by nature and I’m always looking for new ways to meet interesting people. This year I’m a mentee at the mentoring program of the professional Women’s Network of Vienna. I’d recommend it to everybody (not only women) who is willing to achieve professional and/or personal goals. I’ll write a post about my experience … Continue reading PowerPoint Karaoke 🎤

XML Documentation Add-On for Adobe Experience Manager – First Impressions

I’m going to start using the XML documentation add-on for Adobe Experience Manager and say goodbye to MadCap Flare soon. The XML documentation add-on for Adobe Experience Manager is an end-to-end component content management system for structured content, that is built upon Adobe Experience Manager, a CMS. To prepare for this new tool, I’ve been … Continue reading XML Documentation Add-On for Adobe Experience Manager – First Impressions

These questions can help you estimate the time you will need to complete a documentation project.

On average, documentation accounts for approx. 10% of the effort in a software project, meaning that documentation plays a crucial role in the overall cost. Estimating the time and effort a documentation project will take is no mean feat, but you can use some metrics to help you give a ballpark figure. Although methods for time … Continue reading These questions can help you estimate the time you will need to complete a documentation project.