RE: prototype for doc repository

Subject: RE: prototype for doc repository
From: "Steve Hudson" <steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 10:04:38 +1000

The only trick is to cross reference between them. Use the soft copies as
your master records - keep all your procedures etc in softcopy. However,
ensure they refer explicitly to the locations and usage of the physical
system and that the physical system has a label reference to these
procedures so that both sets can be cross-correlated. To achieve true
sophistication, either:

* stamp each paper copy with a record number and record this in an online
log along with all of the pertinent details on the document.

* scan each document when it is 'archived' or 'complete' and store as a doc
(any format) of scanned pages.

The prototype is some hastily drafted procedures, along with some dummy
directories and copies of both hard and soft doxs stored within it.

I could scrawl up one in about 10 mins lol :-)

Steve Hudson
Principal Technical Writer
Wright Technologies (Aus)
steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au
(612) 9518-1822
The best way to predict the future... is to create it!

-----Original Message-----
From: m w

I have been called on to develop a prototype for both
an electronic and a paper documentation repository,
which will likely contain a combined total of about
750 documents.

I recognize that a prototype is generally some sort of
working model, but I'm a bit confused as to where a
good starting point for designing such a prototype
would be.

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