Re: So now we are content engineers?

Subject: Re: So now we are content engineers?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 11:54:30 -0800

On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 10:04 AM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> On 11/7/2013 9:53 AM, Tony Chung wrote:
>
>> It's not about content or format, but rather the systems and means to get
>> the right information into the right hands at the right time. Sounds like
>> engineering to me.
>>
>
> Designing systems according to specifications is engineering. Designing
> means is process analysis. Reducing system engineering and process analyses
> to a writing is technical writing.
>

If the specifications are about the content flow, and not the content
details, then it falls under your engineering definition above.

I know lots of "Technical Writers" who don't write content.

-T


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References:
Re: So now we are content engineers?: From: Chris Despopoulos
Re: So now we are content engineers?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: So now we are content engineers?: From: Tony Chung
Re: So now we are content engineers?: From: Lauren

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