Planning and research are integral parts of any technical communication project.

This topic involves a variety of content relevant to planning:

  • Audience Analysis
  • Research in Technical Workplaces
  • Project planning
  • Strategic planning

Research is also part of all technical communication projects. This topic concerns the following aspects of research:

  • Research in technical workplaces
  • Project analysis
  • Persuasion

Of course, Interviewing skills are useful, too.

This topic page needs a general introduction to planning and research in the context of a technical communication department or project. Then, it needs an introduction to each subtopic that is to be part of this topic. After that, add links to the subtopics, and add Intercom and existing topics to the various pages.