Re: Dilbert Today

Subject: Re: Dilbert Today
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENS2.5-NA)" <Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 08:54:14 -0700

The comments I usually get from engineers is something along the lines of,
"you repeated what I told you, but you managed to do it using half as many
words." I've worked with engineers who could have done as good a job of
writing their documents as I could, but just not as fast as I could. And
I've NEVER worked with any engineers who actually WANTED to write their own
documents. My experience with the SMEs I have worked with has been that
when they told me it would have been easier for them to write a document
themselves than to work with the last writer they had, most of the time it
turned out that they were right.

Gene Kim-Eng


On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:52 AM, Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENS2.5-NA) <
Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com> wrote:

> I thought it was funny from the opposite view....we have more than a few
> engineers that fancy themselves Word Smiths! I just don't have the heart to
> burst their bubble.
>

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References:
Dilbert Today: From: Brian.Henderson
Re: Dilbert Today: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Dilbert Today: From: Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENS2.5-NA)

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