Re: Issues about documentation process/management

Subject: Re: Issues about documentation process/management
From: "John Posada" <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: SB <sylvia -dot- braunstein -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 08:26:48 -0400

At my gig, the writers are respopnsible for their projects. Based on size
and capability, you may have a single writer responsible for the whole
project, or you may have a lead writer and one or more supporting writer who
takes direction from the lead writer. However, in any case, a writer is
always responsible for the project.

On 6/13/08, SB <sylvia -dot- braunstein -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I am not sure that I will or want to remain in this position but while I am
> still in it, I would like to figure out the following:
> 1. My boss wants the writers to be responsible per projects. However, the
> size of some documents is just way too big to handle, especially if they
> have to be delivered in a short period of time. So, I suggested that for
> the
> larger projects (800 pages), we should divide the project among the
> writers
> in a reasonable manner so that the projects can be done on time. I
> believe
> that having one writer work on one large document by him/herself is a
> recipe
> for failure mainly because of the size, unless the writer is given a very
> long time to do it, which is never the case. So, what should I recommend?
> --
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
> NYMetro STC President
> 'Half this game is ninety percent mental.'
> -- Danny Ozark, Philadelphia Phillies manager

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