The word technical is viewed differently in different situations. As it can be practical, mechanical, procedural, methodological, official, specialized and professional depending upon the situation and context it is being used. Often the technical report will be one of the longest types of writing students will have to do. Technical reports are often needed in every career and every business due their practical, procedural, specialized and official aspects. The steps involved in writing a technical report is knowing the topic, the audience, the purpose and the type of technical report that is required. Most technical reports have graphics and/or charts, so that information can be presented more precisely and convincingly. The use of graphics and charts in technical essays makes the readers to look on the information at a glance.