RE: Scoping a Documentation Project??

Subject: RE: Scoping a Documentation Project??
From: "James Jones" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 11:56:58 -0600

This textbook that I used in a technical communication course a couple of
years ago might be helpful. The book is:

How to Communicate Technical Information

Jonathan Price and Henry Korman, Addison-Wesley 1993, ISBN 0 805 36829 9

Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
John Posada wrote

...the first week of a project gathering...a list of every conceivable
feature...I'll comb existing specs or notes, speak with developers, business
analysts and PMs, and use my common sense and experience to know what topics
I might have. For example, if I see there is a topic called X, I might
figure I'll eventualy have a "Create X", "Use X", "Delete X".

Then, knowing how I write, which is to standardize on about 1/2 page per
heading, I count up the items on my list and come up with the page estimate
of two topics per page...


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