RE: Senior Tech Writer classification

Subject: RE: Senior Tech Writer classification
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 09:14:36 -0400

"Information Developer," like "Technical Communicator," cleverly avoids
the question of whether the job requires writing skills.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: beelia
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:45 PM
> To: Gene Kim-Eng
> Subject: Re: Senior Tech Writer classification
> I followed up on "Information Developer", which I got
> from Gene's message and others who contacted me directly.
> It seems this is the leading contender for replacing "Sr.
> Tech Writer". I found it in postings by IBM, Oracle, SAP,
> HP, and many small companies as well. Also found it in
> Bangalore and Mumbai postings as well as I suspect the
> thinking is that it is an umbrella classification that
> encompasses the expanded roles of tech writers -- online
> help, instructional design, XML/Dita, JavaScript, and so
> forth. Since Radford is the only game in town, I'm
> wondering if the job title came from their surveys.
> I messaged my new company's Catbert and asked if he had
> heard of this one and whether or not he considered
> applying this title (assuming it is a Radford title) to
> all of the company's tech writers.

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Senior Tech Writer classification: From: beelia
Re: Senior Tech Writer classification: From: Gene Kim-Eng
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