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Definition

What is "technical communication"? And what makes a "technical communicator"?

Definition of Technical Communication

The History of Technical Communication

Technical communication's origins as a discipline; how we grew from...

Our History

Career Paths in Technical Communication

"Technical communicator" is one of the few good jobs available in this difficult time for economies around the world. Learn about the types of work that technical communicators do and how you can develop in this role.

Career Paths

The Value that we Create for Businesses

Technical communicators bring value to business development through contributions to risk management, user satisfaction, internal communication processes, and more.

Value Proposition

Our Ethical Standards

Every profession has a stated set of ethical standards. Those who expect to be regarded as professionals should adhere to these standards, and call upon others to do so.

STC Ethical Code and Guidelines

Professional Organizations

TCBOK was created by the Society for Technical Communication. Learn more about the Society and other professional organizations that complement us.

Professional Organizations

Future of Technical Communication

One of the joys of being a technical communicator is the chance to be on the leading edge of technologies and their impact on society. Find out more about where we are going.

Future of Technical Communication