Technical content writing is not an easy thing to do. It is a skill that takes writers years of training in effective communication as well as technical communication. Engineers and developers often fall victim to the curse of knowledge, whereby they fully understand the technical concepts but fail to explain it to someone who is not an expert.
Turning technical jargon and long-form content into accurate and detailed explanations that a majority of people can understand is a talent in itself. Explaining technical topics well requires having the right people, a good process, thoughtful planning, and consistency. Getting all of these things right is not easy. This is why businesses and organisations often outsource technical writing services.
According to our experience, here are five reasons why high-quality content is rare.