Moving Beyond the TOC in Organizing Help Content -- Illustrated Edition
I'm working on some slides for an upcoming presentation and wanted to post them here because they encapsulate a lot of my thoughts about organizing help content and findability. Let me know if you have feedback. I tried to create the slides as a storybook.
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