RE: Docs for profit

Subject: RE: Docs for profit
From: Scott Turner <sturner -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 14:27:49 -0500


No, you are not being delusional. You are a Department Manager. Relinquish your control over your departments activities at risk of being deemed irrelevant. Andrew, this is not just a matter of pleasing the customer. It is also a matter of preserving your job and authority.

My view, of course. As is the case in all free advise, you may discard it at will.



Even though you're an independent business, you're just like my department
in that you provide a service. My idea is to provide a product. As the Tech
Comm Manager, I would be in charge of developing that product to the best of
my professional capability, just like the widget project manager is in
charge of developing his product to the best of his professional capability.
We'd both take input from each other and various interested parties, but in
the end, make our own decisions about the best way to implement. Am I being

John Lumsden
Manager of Technical Communications
Gerber Scientific Products


*** Deva(tm) Tools for Dreamweaver and Deva(tm) Search ***
Build Contents, Indexes, and Search for Web Sites and Help Systems
Available now at or info -at- devahelp -dot- com

Sponsored by Information Mapping, Inc., a professional services firm
specializing in Knowledge Management and e-content solutions. See or 800-463-6627 for more about our solutions.

You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as: archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

RE: Docs for profit: From: Lumsden, John (GSP)

Previous by Author: Re: writing functional specs?
Next by Author: RE: XML - where's the beef?
Previous by Thread: RE: Docs for profit
Next by Thread: RE: Docs for profit

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads