A style guide can be a useful tool for any project to ensure you are maintaining a clear and consistent message for your readers.
During the pandemic, ASCENT helped a major manufacturer with new training materials for machine operators. Learn how it all came together.
Is technical writing the same as creative writing? No. Can technical writing be creative? Yes, indeed; any form of writing can use creativity.
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...
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,...
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.
With help from the ASCENT technical writing team, Strathcona County eliminates staff time and improved contractor relations with an easily searchable, consolidated set of standards.
While it is not easy to edit and proofread your own writing, it is possible to do so by being a mindful editor. This blog post offers some tips for self-editing.
With a lack of dedicated resources to create online help documentation, IMAGINiT Technologies turned to ASCENT to help them restructure, update, and standardize information for Clarity.
Do you ever wonder… Why your documentation is not getting the attention it deserves? Why your company does not have a professional, stylized, and user-focused documentation
Oops! Did you catch that typo?? How you present company content, whether internally to employees or externally to clients, is ultimately a reflection of your brand. Many organizations struggle to...
Translating technical documents is a complex and specialized process that requires a high level of knowledge in the field and a well written, accurate, user-friendly, and to the point document.