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Subject:Re: managing the multitudes From:Lindalee -dot- Brownstein -at- ebancllc -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 8 Mar 2001 09:08:49 -0500
Kevin wanted suggestions on categorizing and accessing chunkettes of
information. I've delayed replying because our solution is so low-tech.
Here is what we do (very basic, but free and requires almost no time):
1. For each project or type of information, start a Word file to contain
the info chunkettes. Put it on a shared network drive. Include a table of
2. You and your new writer can copy all useful chunkettes from e-mail or
wherever, and paste them in the appropriate word file, under its own
heading that appears in the table of contents.
3. Set up a group on each writer's desktop with a shortcut to each Word
This works great for reference material. For things that require action, I
keep an Excel spreadsheet with reminders, dates, and references to Word
files that contains the full information.
IPCC 01, the IEEE International Professional Communication Conference,
October 24-27, 2001 at historic La Fonda in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 15. http://ieeepcs.org/2001/
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