Season of Docs announces results of 2020 program
Season of Docs has announced the 2020 program results for standard-length projects. You can view a list of successfully completed technical writing projects on the website along with their final project reports.
During the program, technical writers spend a few months working closely with an open source community. They bring their technical writing expertise to improve the project’s documentation while the open source projects provided mentors to introduce the technical writers to open source tools, workflows, and the project’s technology.
- 80% of the mentors had a positive experience and want to mentor again in future Season of Docs cycles
- 96% of the technical writers had a positive experience
- 96% plan to continue contributing to open source projects
- 94% of the technical writers said that Season of Docs helped improved their knowledge of code and/or open source
Take a look at the list of successful projects to see the wide range of subjects covered!
What is next?
The long-running projects are still in progress and finish in March 2021. Technical writers participating in these long-running projects submit their project reports before March 8th, and the writer and mentor evaluations are due by March 12th. Successfully completed long-running technical writing projects will be published on the results page on March 15, 2021.
By Kassandra Dhillon and Erin McKean, Google Open Source Programs Office
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