An AI copilot is a tool that uses artificial intelligence and large language models (LLMs) to assist users with some kind of task.
Documentation practices that align with agile development methodologies, emphasizing collaboration, flexibility, and responsiveness to change.
Generative Artificial intelligence uses systems designed to understand and learn patterns from existing data and then create new, similar content on their own.
Documentation accompanying software updates, providing information about new features, improvements, and bug fixes.
The sequence of tasks or steps involved in a particular process, often visualized as a flowchart.
API (Application Programming Interface)
Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of protocols that enable two different software programs to communicate.
Component Content Management System
A specialized software system that facilitates the creation, management, and publishing of structured, modular content components enabling their efficient reuse and repurposing across multiple documents and channels.
The execution of creating, organizing, storing, retrieving, publishing, and managing content throughout its lifecycle.
Content Management System (CMS)
A software solution or platform used to manage the creation, management, and publishing of digital content.
The combined foundation of people, processes, and technologies that allow for activating content strategy and enabling content management (execution) throughout its lifecycle.
A content management system with both a front-end presentation layer and a back-end content management layer that separates the content management functions from the user-facing display functions.
DITA is a form of structured content that is optimized to create, reuse, translate, and publish documentation quickly by using topics and maps.
A search technique that allows users to narrow down search results by applying one or more filters based on specific classifications or attributes of the items controlled by metadata.
A knowledge base serves as a digital hub of information, encompassing product documentation, FAQs, articles, guides, visuals, and videos.
Single Source of Truth
Single source of truth (SSOT) describes a state of being for company knowledge. In this state, all company knowledge is stored and managed centrally.
SME (Subject Matter Expert)
An individual with expertise in a specific topic or field, often consulted by technical writers for accurate information.
Structured content is organized in a consistent and standardized manner through predefined structures or formats, facilitating automation, reuse, and adaptability across different platforms.
A set of standards for writing and designing documents, ensuring consistency in language, formatting, and presentation.
A set of rules or conventions for the formatting and layout of documents, ensuring consistency.
A taxonomy is a classification system that organizes information into categories and subcategories, using a controlled vocabulary of terms specific to a particular field of knowledge.