Principles of Effective Technical Communication
Some of the Major Principles of Technical Writing are as follows:
Your purpose should be clear:
Communicating with users of products and services is a key responsibility of the technical communicator, while taking into account the organizational goals and culture. It is the communicator’s responsibility to learn technical details quickly, explain products and services with minimal information and guidance, demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills during interviews with experts, and demonstrate excellent knowledge of presenting and interacting using new media.
One or more of the following purposes may be served by a communication situation: warning, commenting, comparing, informing, instructing, ordering, recording, reporting, replying, suggesting, analyzing, etc.