XML & the future of tech writing - 2 thoughts

Subject: XML & the future of tech writing - 2 thoughts
From: Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- Rad -dot- co -dot- il>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 16:44:32 +0200

If we agree that knowing the tools is less important that understanding the
product + knowing how to write, then we should convince employers that
knowledge of a specific tool is not an important hiring criteria, but a
secondary one. I still see a lot of ads mentioning tools as MUST
requirements. I know sometimes there is not enough time to train people, but
that should be only SOMETIMES not ALWAYS.

If we want to make a good decision about which tool is the best for our
firm/department, we should work in teams to have as many pros and cons as
possible (beware of group think!).

Erika



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