A Year in the Life of The Better Docs Project


A year ago (or so) BuzzFeed realized we had a documentation problem. Our docs were kept in numerous places, from Google Drive to Wikis to Github folders to...places we may not even have found yet! In response we started a working group called The Better Docs Project, with the mission of organizing, standardizing, and completing our documentation.

During this talk we’ll go on a narrative journey through the first year of Better Docs, talking about what worked for us, what didn’t work, what we’re excited to try next, and the lessons we’ve learned (and friends we’ve made) along the way. I’ll share actionable tips for how to steal our experience to get your own projects and workplaces on the road to Better Docs.

  • Conference: Write the Docs Prague
  • Year: 2018

About the speaker

Rowan Cota