A lot of companies rely on help authoring tools (HAT) these days. Regardless of their size, all businesses struggle to maintain relevance and help authoring tools aid them in that mission. Indeed, as far as software goes, they have come a long way, and it is their competence that allows users to rely on them.

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Today, you can find a help authoring tool that will be specifically tailored for your line of work. The evolution of authoring tools so far was reflected in the shift from general to specific tool types, but luckily, there is still room for improvement.

In this article, we will go over some of the basic features and business advantages that come with the use of help authoring tools. Additionally, we will move on to discuss how these tools will shape up in the near future.

Help Authoring Tools Today

As mentioned earlier, almost any line of work can benefit from the use of HAT but let’s see why.

Here are some of the most important features that help authoring tools provide.

  • Knowledge base creation – Probably the very best and quite essential feature is knowledge base creation. This means that you have a system you can use to store vast portions of sensitive data. The data is well protected as only those with authorization can access it and since the knowledge repository is searchable, thus you can easily go through your archive.
    You can use this data for backup or train your new employees. You will also rely on it as a teaching experience that can be utilized for future pricing or planning project scopes, etc.
  • Organizing workflow – Another reason why HAT are considered reliable is its ability to organize your employees and increase productivity. With HAT, you can delegate tasks, track project progression and measure time needed for its completion. Not only does this allow you to increase productivity but also alter your pricing system accordingly, and it gives you a better insight when negotiating with clients as you can tell them how long it will take for their project to be completed.
  • Communication improvement – Help authoring tools also allow their users to collaborate online. Meaning, regardless of their location, they can access files and edit them. It is great for brainstorming sessions, gathering ideas, and for working from distant locations.

These were some of the general features offered by HAT. Now, we will throw light on howthey will look like in the future, but first, let’s go over the basis for thesespeculations.

As Technology Develops

Today, we have various technological developments, but not all of them will affect how online authoring tools evolve. However, there are some that can be used as new, in-built features and as add-ons, to improve the performance of online authoring tools. The technologies that are evolving are so-called personal assistants that are treated as a crucial part of the operative system in computers and phones. VR technology is used to create simulated experiences with a much better graphical fidelity and level of immersion besides ensuring the improvement of graphic design. Since we are talking about a future that is 100 years away from now, it is more than enough time for all those things to advance and be optimized for help authoring software tools as well.

Help Authoring Tools of the Future

It was already mentioned how HAT can be utilized for the sake of fetching your archived documents with ease. Well, since personal assistants work on voice recognition, we could have online authoring tools that won’t require you to type anything. You can simply issue voice commands, and with the availability of enhanced analytic software capabilities, the online authoring tool could give you elaborate audio feedback.

This will increase convenience, help in the projection of being professional and technology-oriented. However, all things considered, this might not improve the existing features so dramatically, although it will increase user friendliness if everyone can use the tool in their native tongue.

An improved employee training program is also a possibility here. Due to the progress made in the virtual reality department, we can have a far superior training simulation for jobs that demand a greater level of visual input for comprehension. This can be used for jobs like architecture, medicine, graphic design, etc.

Also, the software itself will likely be more user-friendly and even advanced features like simulation training will be edited by more or less casual users. Furthermore, this implies that we will have a far superior internet protocol and online authoring tools will be able to strengthen the storage space of our knowledge base creation.

Another efficient way of using virtual reality is the ability to collaborate and attend business meetings. Today, we use video calls but these things will reach greater heights in the future. This can improve the data gathering process, offer greater work flexibility and collaboration capabilities as well.

Conclusion

Well, these were some of the expectations we have from the help authoring tools that are likely to become reality over the next 100 years. A lot of these features will make the use of HAT far more convenient and increase its efficiency.

Author Bio:

Jason Grills is a technical writer currently associated with ProProfs Knowledgebase Software. He enjoys writing about emerging knowledge management products,trends in customer support industry and the financial impacts of using such tools. He lives in Los Angeles, California. In his spare time, Jason enjoys long walks on beach, listening to blues and doing all things creative.

A lot of companies rely on help authoring tools (HAT) these days. Regardless of their size, all businesses struggle to maintain relevance and help authoring tools aid them in that mission. Indeed, as far as software goes, they have come a long way, and it is their competence that allows users to rely on them.

Today, you can find a help authoring tool that will be specifically tailored for your line of work. The evolution of authoring tools so far was reflected in the shift from general to specific tool types, but luckily, there is still room for improvement.

In this article, we will go over some of the basic features and business advantages that come with the use of help authoring tools. Additionally, we will move on to discuss how these tools will shape up in the near future.

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