About Semantic Technologies

This post explains some concepts about semantic technologies that I learnt while taking one of the courses offered by the PoolParty Academy. What are Semantic Technologies? W3C defines the semantic web as a group of technologies that enable people to create data stores on the Web, build vocabularies, and write rules for handling data. Linked data … Continue reading About Semantic Technologies

Machine Learning: Supervised Learning Overview

I’ve just completed one more course of Pluralsight's Data Science Foundation learning path: “Play-by-play: Machine Learning Exposed” by James Weaver and Katherine Beaumont. The course consists of three modules: Machine Learning introduction, supervised learning, and reinforcement learning. In this post, I’ll focus on some important concepts and definitions of supervised learning, one of the three … Continue reading Machine Learning: Supervised Learning Overview

Developer Docs: Using Antora to Create a Unified Output with Content from Different Repos

Some weeks ago, I joined an exciting new project at my company, where dozens of development teams and stakeholders collaborate to leverage AIOps, DevOps and ValueOps data to help our customers make better business decisions. In this project, I'm responsible for the end-user documentation and also for designing a content solution to create a single … Continue reading Developer Docs: Using Antora to Create a Unified Output with Content from Different Repos

How to Help Development Teams Write Better Tutorials

One of the ways I support my development teams is by curating the internal documentation they create to on-board new members. Developers don’t always make the best writers (and I say “not always”, because in my career I’ve had the opportunity to work with excellent developers that are also highly skilled in writing and structuring … Continue reading How to Help Development Teams Write Better Tutorials

Project Management for Technical Writing: Structuring the Content and Organizing Tasks Logically

In the third post related to the Udemy Course I'm taking on Project Management for Technical Writers, I'll explain in my own words a strategy introduced in one of the modules, aimed at structuring content and organizing tasks logically using mind-mapping tools. Note: You may want to read previous posts I wrote about this course: … Continue reading Project Management for Technical Writing: Structuring the Content and Organizing Tasks Logically

Data Analytics, IoT, Big Data and ML – an Overview

I've recently started a new course about Data Science offered to my company and created by different authors on Pluralsight. The course consists of 23 modules which range from basics of data driven business to data science, AI and ML fundamentals, data visualizations, communications, and statistics foundations. Today I've finished one of the modules, created … Continue reading Data Analytics, IoT, Big Data and ML – an Overview

Project Management for Technical Writing – Planning to Manage a Documentation Project

Note: This post summarizes some lessons learned from a course I'm currently taking about managing complex projects for technical documentation. It also includes my personal views and ideas. The Project Management Institute divides the large field of project management into 10 more digestible parts, which are known as the 10 project management knowledge areas: Project integration managementProject scope managementProject time managementProject cost managementProject quality managementProject resource managementProject communications managementProject risk managementProject … Continue reading Project Management for Technical Writing – Planning to Manage a Documentation Project

Project Management for Technical Writing – Defining a Documentation Plan

I've recently started to work on a new project with a very complex structure, involving different teams, products and technologies. To make sure that I can deal with this complexity and deliver the best quality for the product documentation, I've decided to sign up to a course on Udemy to learn how to manage complex … Continue reading Project Management for Technical Writing – Defining a Documentation Plan

How to Create Taxonomies for Technical Documentation

On my quest for best practices for taxonomies I‘ve come across an insightful webinar on this topic hosted on BrightTALk and conducted by Scott Abel (the Content Wrangler) and Heather Hedden. Heather is a taxonomy consultant for intranets, enterprise content management, SharePoint, research databases, websites, e-commerce, etc. I‘ve summarized the main takeaways below: What Does … Continue reading How to Create Taxonomies for Technical Documentation

Providing Content Recommendations to Improve UX

I'm currently researching different ways to provide content recommendations to the users of our technical documentation. Content recommendations can dramatically improve the user experience of our readers, especially when it comes to guides containing hundreds and even thousands of topics. Because let's be honest, nobody wants to read a technical guide cover to cover, just … Continue reading Providing Content Recommendations to Improve UX