Technical writing includes documentation of highly sophisticated technical processes of writing technical domains, including reports, executive summary statements, briefs, and many more to convey technical information.
This may include but not limited to high-tech manufacturing, engineering, biotech, energy, aerospace, finance, IT, and global supply chain. In these domains, technical information is presented unambiguously in the form of technical reports, emails, policies, briefs, newsletters or press releases.
The industries may include, but not limited to biotech and pharmaceutical, consulting, energy and chemical industries. Also, engineering, information technology, financial services, governmental and non-governmental reports, insurance, manufacturing and many more.
For these industries, there are several forms of technical writing that may include, but not limited to also technical reports, user manuals, white papers, case studies, reports, proposals and many more.
In this process, and for effective communication, the technical writer is the core of the whole process. He is the person who develop the content. Hence, he must be equipped and qualified with special competences and skills including research competence, audience perception, communication skills, technical skills, and most importantly the writing skills.
In this age of “big data”, “artificial intelligence”, “explosion of content”, the need for technical writing becomes more expanding and increasing. The more digitalization and automation of content, the more the need for technical writing will be.