The Wordsmith Weekly

Tech Writers As Product Managers

June 14, 2017

Tech writer job ladders should include aspects of product management.

We tech writers typically have a deep understanding of our products. I’ve been at this career long enough to know that, sometimes, producing a doc is just putting a band-aid on a problem. Sometimes, it’s better to just advocate for a change in the product, so that the doc becomes unnecessary.

In my opinion, this type of work should be officially acknowledged and rewarded in tech writer job ladders.