Re: Usability

Subject: Re: Usability
From: "Dana Worley (MVP/JB)" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 08:52:38 -0600

I think experience in usability is an excellent way for technical writers to add value to a product. Many firms do not officially employ usability experts and it's left to the developers, testers, and technical writers to ensure usability of the product. These skills can only make you more valuable to an employer.

2 cents,

Dana W.

On 12:59 PM, Roberta Hennessey wrote:


As others on this list have lots of experience and good perspectives, I
wondered how people felt about writers pursuing courses on usability. I'm
also considering studying information architecture in some form, as some of
my best managers have been information architects in an informal way. My
intent is to keep my skills marketable.

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