First, we painted pictures on cave walls and then drew symbols on papyrus to share information. Then thousands of years later, we moved to printed content, first with woodblock printing and then the invention of the printing press. The 3rd significant evolution of documentation was a move to on-screen displays, where the same information could be read simultaneously by an unlimited number of people. But the evolution of content hasn’t stopped there, and now we have documentation 4.0.
Documentation 4.0. is needed to support industry 4.0. and it has the following principles: