RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 13:47:46 -0400

The risks of an unsuccessful technical document in my industry (medical
devices) are pretty darn high.

I'll bet the same goes for the pharma and aviation tech writers on
TECHWR-L. Can I get an "Amen"?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lauren
> Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 1:32 PM
> To: 'Michael West'; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
>
> ... The risks of an unsuccessful technical document are
> lower than the risks of an unsuccessful business document,
> although the detail of technical documents is greater
> than that of business documents. Risks are lower for
> technical writing because the failure of the document
> means that the audience will not understand the product.
> A lack of product understanding can be fortified with
> training or a re-write of the documentation...
>

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Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Michael West
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Lauren

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