Documentation isn't exactly the reason why most IT professional chose their career. But with the right amount of enthusiasm, hard work and attention to detail you can become a much more valuable asset to your employer and enhance your resume. I just posted a set of ten software documentation creation tips in the 10 Things blog that are mainly targeted toward the application development professional, but managers and supervisors can also benefit from their wisdom. Alan Norton has been developing software and systems, and the documentation that goes along with such projects for a long time. You may benefit from his years of experience.
Mark Kaelin is a CBS Interactive Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He is the host for the Microsoft Windows and Office blog, the Google in the Enterprise blog, the Five Apps blog and the Big Data Analytics blog.