Technical Editing & Writing

Learn how ASCENT can help your team with technical writing.

  • Tech Writing Tip: Using That vs. Which

    Tech Writing Tip: Using That vs. Which

    This or that? Discover when should you use 'That' and when should you use 'Which' in this post from ASCENT's Technical Editor

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  • Technical Writing – What, Who, and How

    Technical Writing – What, Who, and How

    Wondering what Technical Writing consists of? Read on to find out!

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  • Planning a Technical Documentation Project

    Planning a Technical Documentation Project

    Here are some tips for those who are engaged in the planning and delivering of technical documentation projects.

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  • Improve Your Technical Documentation with ASCENT1:06

    Improve Your Technical Documentation with ASCENT

    Discover how ASCENT can help your organization develop superior documentation with help from our multi-disciplinary team of industry specialists skilled in technical writing, instructional design, mul

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  • Tech Writing Tip: Where to Place Other Punctuation When Using Parentheses

    Tech Writing Tip: Where to Place Other Punctuation When Using Parentheses

    Parentheses are a useful tool for adding supplementary information to a sentence or paragraph. But how do you handle punctuation when parentheses are involved? Read on for helpful tips.

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  • Grammar Tip: It's vs Its

    Grammar Tip: It's vs Its

    Learn how to correctly use "it's" and "its" in this helpful grammar tip from one of ASCENT's technical writers.

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  • Tech Writing Tip: Using Capitalization for Emphasis

    Tech Writing Tip: Using Capitalization for Emphasis

    Applying capitalization in the right places can be a useful tool in your writing, just make sure you don't overuse it!

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  • Creating a Document Management System

    Creating a Document Management System

    If your organization is looking to design a new document management system or improve the efficiency of your existing system, here are some steps to consider.

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  • Tech Writing Tip: Finding the Subject for Correct Subject-Verb Agreement

    Tech Writing Tip: Finding the Subject for Correct Subject-Verb Agreement

    If you struggle with using the correct subject-verb agreement in your writing, this blog provides a few tips for finding your subject so you can determine which form of the verb you should use.

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  • Create Compelling Technical Documentation with Professional Services from ASCENT

    Create Compelling Technical Documentation with Professional Services from ASCENT

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  • ASCENT Creates User-Friendly Manuals for New Machine Operators

    ASCENT Creates User-Friendly Manuals for New Machine Operators

    During the pandemic, ASCENT helped a major manufacturer with new training materials for machine operators. Learn how it all came together.

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  • Create Compelling Technical Documentation and Training Programs with ASCENT's Professional Services22:29

    Create Compelling Technical Documentation and Training Programs with ASCENT's Professional Services

    This webcast discusses how to communicate effectively through the development of custom learning programs leveraging ASCENT’s standard learning content and eLearning templates. See 'Before and After'

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  • Technical Writing: Using Style Guides

    Technical Writing: Using Style Guides

    A style guide can be a useful tool for any project to ensure you are maintaining a clear and consistent message for your readers.

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  • Creativity in Technical Writing

    Creativity in Technical Writing

    Is technical writing the same as creative writing? No. Can technical writing be creative? Yes, indeed; any form of writing can use creativity.

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  • Today’s Technical Writing – More than Instructions and Manuals

    Today’s Technical Writing – More than Instructions and Manuals

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  • Rise Above the Competition with Clear and Credible Documentation

    Rise Above the Competition with Clear and Credible Documentation

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  • Technical Writing: Using Graphics Effectively

    Technical Writing: Using Graphics Effectively

    by Surya Nair (Technical Editor @ ASCENT) Graphics are an integral part of technical writing. Graphics can be an effective aid to improve content clarity. Appropriately placed graphics can help...

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  • Mobile Phone Manufacture relies on ASCENT's Technical Writing Services for entry into the Canadian Market

    Mobile Phone Manufacture relies on ASCENT's Technical Writing Services for entry into the Canadian Market

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  • Technical Writing: Introduction to Using Plain Language

    Technical Writing: Introduction to Using Plain Language

    by Breanne MacDonald (Technical Editor @ ASCENT) “A communication is in plain language if its wording, structure, and design are so clear that the intended audience can easily find what they need,...

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  • Technical Editing Tip: Using e.g. vs. i.e.

    Technical Editing Tip: Using e.g. vs. i.e.

    It can be tricky to figure out which abbreviation is the appropriate choice for your sentence, but if you keep their translations in mind, you will find it’s easier to choose the correct one.

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