Re: managing the multitudes

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
info file.

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.


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