Documentation review

Subject: Documentation review
From: "Lucero, Peggy" <plucero -at- atsva -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 12:09:42 -0500

Hoping someone can shed light on how to seemingly work a miracle!!
I have 10 technical documents, varying in length from 60 to 600 pages.
They need to be reviewed, starting 2/1/06 and ending in mid April.
They need to go to:
1. Peer review
2. Client review

It seems a consensus that 5 days are ok to allow as the time period for
each document to be reviewed in, though for the one really long one
(almost 600 pages), I've recommended a group review meeting, that I'm
suggesting will take 4-5 hrs, but, I actually have no idea how long it
is likely to take.
Question:
I've been advised by boss that it is expected that no two documents
overlap. In other words, I'm only to give documents one at a time to a
reviewer because if they get more than one at a time it is believed
they'll get 'overloaded' and never get anything reviewed and returned to
me.
I've worked and worked on writing the documentation review schedule.
Given the number of documents to be reviewed and the short time frame to
get them through the reviewing process, I can't concoct a schedule that
does not contain any overlap.
Any suggestions/recommendations are most appreciated.

Peggy Lucero
McLean, VA


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