How to use an AI documentation generator to automatically document your processes
Clear and effective process documentation is important for training, answering questions and overall getting stuff done.
But the manual process of creating them is time-consuming and tedious. Instead of creating them yourself, Scribe, an AI-powered documentation generator can do it for you: Scribe transforms the way you develop and share how-to guides with just a few clicks.
Why an AI-powered documentation generator is better than manually writing process documentation
1. Break it down into manageable steps
It’s important to make your documentation as clear as possible so that it is easy for everyone to understand. The best way to do this is to document the process exactly how you actually do it. Scribe takes out the guesswork by following along and documenting exactly what you do while you do it, so that your documentation matches your workflow.
2. Prioritize consistency & standardization
To make sure that your documentation is clear, standardize the format of your documentation. This means that the title, language, and visuals should be consistent between and within each document.
Each Scribe is auto-generated with a standard layout that you can customize to fit your needs. To make sure that your documents are searchable and shareable, Scribe uses ChatGPT to auto-generates a unique title for each document you generate based on your clicks and keypresses.
3. Encourage feedback & continuous improvement
One of the best practices for creating SOPs and training documentation is to include the people who actually use them. Encouraging feedback from team members and making adjustments based on their experiences will ensure that your documentation stays relevant and accurate. Scribe’s built-in feedback features allow your teammates to comment and react to your Scribes, making sure that you never miss any critical feedback.
Getting started with Scribe’s AI-powered text generator
Step 1: Record your process
Once you’ve installed Scribe, navigate to the process that you want to document and click on the Scribe icon in your Chrome toolbar.
Then, click ‘Record’. This will start the recording process, and Scribe will automatically capture screenshots and text as you navigate through the process.
Step 2: Stop Recording
Once you’re done your process, click ‘Stop Recording’ This will stop the Scribe recording and auto-generate the document.
Step 3: Edit and customize
Once you've finished the process, Scribe will auto-generate a step-by-step guide for you based on the screenshots and text it captured. Review the guide to ensure that it accurately reflects the process, and edit it as needed to add additional information or clarify any steps. You can customize your guide by adding tips and tricks, updating steps, and annotating screenshots. You can also combine multiple guides with text and video in Pages.
Step 4: Share with your team
You can share your guide with your team by adding them to your Scribe workspace, sharing the guide via a link, or embedding it in your documentation. You can also export your guide to PDF, HTML, or Markdown. That's it! With Scribe, you can quickly and easily create detailed process docs that will help you streamline your processes and improve your team's productivity.
That's it! With Scribe, you can quickly and easily create visual documents that will help you streamline your processes and improve your team's productivity.