RE: Interviewing Subject Matter Experts

Subject: RE: Interviewing Subject Matter Experts
From: "Margaritis, Peter" <PMargaritis -at- alldata -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 08:38:14 -0400

> ----------
> From: Steve Hudson[SMTP:steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2001 6:51 PM
> Subject: RE: Interviewing Subject Matter Experts
> Aye. I like to use the analogy of building a brick wall. The programmers
> must concentrate on making the bricks, because with no bricks, there is no
> wall. But someone has to stand back and look at just the wall and say
> "Hey,
> I can stick my finger through the mortar here and here! This wall needs
> fixing."
> Steve Hudson
> Lead Technical Writer
> Wright Technologies (Aus)
Aye, Steve. And that's usually just before some cranky SME hits
you upside the head with one of his `bricks' !! <g>

Pete Margaritis
The REAL Tech Writer
Alliance Data Systems

Klingon Tech Writer Quote of the Day:

"I have challenged the SME avoiding me about that
information to a BAT-LEH contest. He shall not
concern us again."


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