Re: documentation plans - allocating time

Subject: Re: documentation plans - allocating time
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 11:38:44 -0500

> I think this is a good, helpful answer. Yeah, the type of info would
> impact the dates. Yeah, the skill of the writer would as well...but at
> least to help one allocate time boxes is probably helpful. In effect,
> spend about 8-10% of time planning, 40% constructing, 10% reviewing with
> SMEs, and 30-40% producing (copy edit, proofread, publish).

30%-40% on copy edit, proofread, and publish tasks???

Certainly that can be pulled in with better process in the
constructing phase. My edit/proof/publish time is 10% tops.


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