Re: Are You Sure? (Fri.)

Subject: Re: Are You Sure? (Fri.)
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 13:08:41 -0500

It used to be that the tech writer did the real QA while the QA
department fiddled with tests derived from the same misunderstood
criteria that went into designing the system.

Now the tech writer is brought in for just two months, saving a
lot of money. Yes, several thousand dollars, at least.

It is possible to save even more, by having the tech writer work
on the design from the beginning. I wonder if anyone does that?

Dan Goldstein wrote:

How much would it have cost to run proper QA on the software before they
implemented it, in order to account for potential user errors? Several
thousand dollars?

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