Peer Review Process/Best Practices?

Subject: Peer Review Process/Best Practices?
From: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Jill Mohan <jillemo -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 17:39:15 -0500

Jill Mohan wondered: <<Is there anybody out there using a slightly
formalized process for getting documents reviewed prior to delivery?
If you are, can you share some best practices?>>

Not since I went freelance, but beforehand we had a rigorous review
process and it worked really well. There are many related articles on
my Web site (
based on real-world experience, particularly those related to getting
reviewers to do a good review, but a good place to start would be
"Designing an effective review process" (

If you'll be attending WritersUA in a couple weeks, stop in at my
presentations, one with Char James-Tanny on editing help systems
( and another by
myself on workflow re-engineering (
track5.htm#session47). The latter presentation is particularly
relevant, and I'm hoping to write it up formally for STC or another
venue at some point.

-- Geoff Hart
ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca / geoffhart -at- mac -dot- com
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