Re: Resources on estimating documentation projects

Subject: Re: Resources on estimating documentation projects
From: Tony Markos <ajmarkos -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Sharon Burton <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 09:21:36 -0800 (PST)


So what is the essence of her approach to time
estimating: history (maybe Ok if your doing a
knock-off, but many - maybe most of us - don't do too
many of those)? anticipated page count? number of



P.S. You know Sharon, Hackos credits Yourdon as a
source of inspiration.

"It is only by dying (i.e., following the flow of
data) that we are born again (i.e., come to understand
the underlying logic of a software system)" - AJ

--- Sharon Burton <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com> wrote:

> Nor does it cover the inportance of red licorice
> whips and pizza in a project.
> But it does the most accepted quality standards in
> the industry, such as CCM,
> and how those apply to tech pubs projects.
> It's not about analyzing your project, it's about
> managing it as tho it were a
> project in an organization that is striving for
> quality, Tony. You might want
> to get the book and then read it. It is the accepted
> bible in our
> field. It has
> a lot of important information you should know.

Yahoo! DSL ? Something to write home about.
Just $16.99/mo. or less.


Now Shipping -- WebWorks ePublisher Pro for Word! Easily create online
Help. And online anything else. Redesigned interface with a new
project-based workflow. Try it today!

Doc-To-Help 2005 now has RoboHelp Converter and HTML Source: Author
content and configure Help in MS Word or any HTML editor. No
proprietary editor! *August release.

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- infoinfocus -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to lisa -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Re: Resources on estimating documentation projects: From: Sharon Burton

Previous by Author: Re: Scoping a DocumentationProject??
Next by Author: Scoping vs Estimating
Previous by Thread: Re: Resources on estimating documentation projects
Next by Thread: RE: Resources on estimating documentation projects

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads