Sep 8 – 9, 2023
IIT Mandi
Asia/Kolkata timezone

Can documentation be fun?

Sep 9, 2023, 2:00 PM
Room 1

Room 1

Talk (40 min) Documentation


Dimple Kuriakose


In this talk, we’ll delve into different aspects of documentation – both from a technology perspective and from a people perspective. We’ll consider information architecture, automation, quality and means of getting things done. We’ll try to answer questions like “How to make documentation useful and yet easy to use?”, “How to ensure an easier life for both the producer and the consumer of documentation?”. In the process, we’ll hopefully figure out if documentation can be thought of as fun or not.

Any other info we should know?

The talk will introduce the audience to different aspects of documentation and hopefully make them interested in it. The topic is relatively non-technical and if possible I would like to make it interactive.

Session author's bio

Dimple Kuriakose has been working in the tech industry for over 20 years. She is a techie at heart, but has always been open to trying out different roles. With degrees in computer science, law and business administration, her roles have been - Software & Embedded Engineer, Professor, Patent Attorney, Technical Delivery Manager, System Administrator and Operations Head. Currently, she is a Technical Author with the Public Cloud team at Canonical, where she helps create and streamline the documentation for each cloud-specific squad.

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