RE: Current industry trends for technical writers

Subject: RE: Current industry trends for technical writers
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: Rich D <jaguarxox -at- gmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:40:38 +0000

Hi Rich,

I think you're on the right track that cybersecurity might be a good field for current and future prospects.

In terms of what fields offer rich opportunities for becoming a subject matter expert -- domain knowledge is a real plus for success in tech writing -- I can't think of anything specific although I would look at the hottest tech areas today such as nanotechnologies and the other industries that get cited a lot.

This is a pretty cool list if you want to get some ideas:

Hope that helps,


On Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:33 AM, Rich D wrote:

Hi Y'all,

I'm looking a technical areas that may be needing more technical writers in the future, such as cloud-based technologies and security. Does anyone have experience or suggestions on which areas might need more writers now and in the future?


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