If you don’t learn from past history, you’re destined to repeat it. As such, industry abides by the phrase, "delegate it to document." Writing, as well as other forms of communication, are essential for engineers to be successful in the workforce. In this video, industry leaders identify a multitude of documents that they are required to write in their companies. Patents, standard operational procedures, scientific reports, tactical reports, evaluation memos, and status update reports are among the documents that the professionals will explore. In addition to written communication, they also outline other forms that are common in industry, including presentations and conference calls.