RE: Should I run or is this project doable?...

Subject: RE: Should I run or is this project doable?...
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 09:09:53 -0500


After making sure the client understands that the docs will be rushed and
that I'll be working serious overtime, sure, I'd love to dive into such a
project--I'd love to be on the ground floor of such an endeavour. Of course,
I'd charge appropriately for the rush and overtime, but this seems quite
possible to accomplish. I'd just put on the Nomex and start doing (the posts
I have read about what to do seem quite reasonable) . . ..


sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johanna [SMTP:chazjo -at- magma -dot- ca]
> Thanks to everyone who responded re: how to formulate
> a doc plan when there are no specs. Here is why I
> asked and it the story continues to go downhill:
> The client is a brand new 3-person start up
> initiative: developer, marketing type and financial
> officer (with the bucks). They have an idea to develop
> CRM software for their industry. They tell me that
> they will go beta at the end of March and that they
> want to release their final version, with
> documentation (a system overview and 2 user guides),
> end of April. Today is March 13; these people have no
> idea of what it takes to produce documentation... what
> do you think was my first clue?


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