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Two-Minute Video to Convince Others of the Value of Technical Documentation

by Tom Johnson on Oct 29, 2008
categories: technical-writing screencasting

On the Technical Writers of India listserv, someone is trying to get his company to realize the value of technical communication by showing a humorous video on bad documentation that he can use during training. "The idea is to evoke laughter, and keep the audience engaged throughout my presentation."

Okay, hands-down, this is the best video to show. Hat tip to Holly Harkness and Karen Shriver for finding this.

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