RE: Has anyone noticed...

Subject: RE: Has anyone noticed...
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: 'Allan Ackerson' <alackerson -at- msn -dot- com>, "'jan -dot- jarnopolin -at- gmail -dot- com'" <jan -dot- jarnopolin -at- gmail -dot- com>, 'Tech Whirler List' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 13:13:37 +0000

"Documentation Engineer" vs "Information Developer"

Which would be an easier sell to the accountants?

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To: jan -dot- jarnopolin -at- gmail -dot- com; Tech Whirler List
Subject: RE: Has anyone noticed...


I was in a customer meeting a few years ago and our team was going around the table introducing themselves as systems engineer, software engineer, etc., so when it got to me I introduced myself as documentation engineer. LOL!

Cheers!
Al


> Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 13:58:43 -0500
> From: jan -dot- jarnopolin -at- gmail -dot- com
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Has anyone noticed...
>
> years and years ago, i had a manager who insisted on calling the 2 tech
> writers "documentalists".
> Made me crazier than I already was at the time.
> jan
> On 6/12/2011 12:25 PM, voxwoman wrote:
>
> Information Product Technologist
>
> About 15 years ago, I tried to get "documentarian" to mean what we do, but
> apparently the people who make documentaries have co-opted that term. I
> liked it for it's vaguely cult-like connotations.
>
> -Wendy
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 5:50 AM, Erika Yanovich [1]<ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com> wrote:
>
>
> Hi Whirlers,
>
> Have you noticed that HR ('manpower' is long defunct) recruiters now call
> themselves talent acquisition consultants? I wonder what would be the
> parallel for us.
>
> Erika
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Has anyone noticed...: From: Erika Yanovich
Re: Has anyone noticed...: From: voxwoman
Re: Has anyone noticed...: From: jan
RE: Has anyone noticed...: From: Allan Ackerson

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