Re: Dilbert Today

Subject: Re: Dilbert Today
From: Matthew Helmke <matthew -at- matthewhelmke -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 10:56:59 -0500

This mirrors my experience.

Matthew

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> 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)
Re: Dilbert Today: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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