Re: "They don't need no stinkin' documentation..."
However, given that, I think you're looking at three essentials for whatThis may just be a matter of parsing the process differently, but I'd suggest that successful documentation depends on:
you actually put in the docs -- technical accuracy, suitability for the
audience and decent organisation. Miss any of the three and you've blown it, usually fatally.
- gathering accurate and appropriate information.
- understanding the audience's needs and the circumstances of use.
- organizing the project.
- organizing the information.
- designing the template.
- writing the document.
- reviewing and editing.
- producing the final document (whether steering it through the print house or preparing it for on-line use).
A major failure at any one of these stages can wreck the document.
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