The fields of technical communications and content development are evolving rapidly and these developments are changing the way we do our work. Today’s content professionals are tasked with finding efficiencies in the content development process, making content “intelligent” which can be adapted to various devices, and finding new ways of engaging the end user community, which is becoming much more impatient and at the same time more active in the content creation process.
In this presentation, Kapil Verma, Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Systems, will discuss the state of the industry and the key trends that are shaping our future. He will try and gaze into his crystal ball to paint a picture of what the future of Technical Communications may look like and what it means for the professionals today. As part of this presentation, he will also be sharing some interesting findings from a survey done with content developers.
Kapil Verma is a Sr. Product Manager at Adobe Systems, India where he manages the Technical Communication line of products (which includes FrameMaker, Robohelp and Technical Communication Suite). He is responsible for product strategy and roadmap, partner ecosystem management and customer relationship. Prior to Adobe, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co, where he served Fortune 500 High Tech and Telecomm corporations on a variety of strategic topics. Earlier, he worked at Capital One in Virginia, where he developed and implemented Direct marketing strategy. He also worked briefly as a software engineer at Microland Technologies, India. He has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Delhi. He is an avid sportsman and loves to travel whenever he