RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication

Subject: RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication
From: Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: "Steve Janoff (non-Celgene)" <sjanoff -at- celgene -dot- com>, "'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 20:50:28 +0000

Steve Janoff (non-Celgene) wrote:

> PS - By the way, I like Information Engineer better than Information
> Developer, which I'd also had at an earlier job. The latter just
> doesn't have the same heft as the former.

If a company bestows other than the obvious title on technical writers because a "Technical Writer" doesn't have enough influence there, that company doesn't respect its technical writers. If the company chooses for them a title containing the word "Engineer", it doesn't respect its engineers, either.

-Andrew

=== Andrew Warren - awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com
=== Synaptics, Inc - Santa Clara, CA

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References:
Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Steve Janoff (non-Celgene)
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Steve Janoff (non-Celgene)

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