Developing information products is a core function for technical writers. This topic outlines concepts and strategies for information product development.
Technical writers need to understand and apply concepts of information product development (including characteristics of products and audiences). They need to select from among product development strategies. They need to understand product life cycles and design and management processes. Ultimately, they need to develop appropriate information products for different purposes and different audiences.
This topic outlines types of information product, audience analysis, information product planning, content integration, life cycle support, and design processes.