Re: Single Sourcing - Myth or Salvation?

Subject: Re: Single Sourcing - Myth or Salvation?
From: "Gillespie, Stephen (Contractor)" <Stephen -dot- Gillespie -at- Persnet -dot- Navy -dot- Mil>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 09:15:47 -0600

On March 13, 2002, Bill Hall wrote:
"The bottom line is that we implemented the SIM system, converted (and at
same time basically rewrote) all the documents ... for a total time
investment of less than a half hour per document"

Good lord, Bill -are you saying that for your single-sourcing project, you
rewrote all 10,000 documents?! Let's see, doing the math, that's 10,000
times a half-hour, equals 5,000 'half-hours', or 2,500 hours - is that

Steve Gillespie

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