RE: # of writers to developers

Subject: RE: # of writers to developers
From: "Saunders, Ian, VF UK" <Ian -dot- Saunders -at- vodafone -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 15:08:52 +0100


Frances,

In my company (the UK part at least) the ratio is about 1:39!
(and, no, we don't think there are enough of us).

Regards

Ian Saunders
Vodafone Ltd.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-155397 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-155397 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com]On Behalf Of Frances McGill
> Sent: 28 April 2005 14:41
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: # of writers to developers
>
> Hi all,
>
> I have posted a question about ratios previously and received
> comments suchas "ratios don't matter, it the amount of work required", and
> "you have to look at all the factors including page count, etc.," and
> these are indeed valid comments with which I agree. However, some companies
> insist that there are indeed ratios and plan and budget projects accordingly.
> This makes sense to a degree too. To have a 1 to 1 ratio of writers to
> developers may be an ideal solution, but financially not feasible. So, I would
> appreciate it if you could tell me how many developers there are in your
> company vs the number of writers.
>
> Thanks so much.
>
> Frances

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