Re: Just out of curiosity - ratio of TW to training? or Marketing?

Subject: Re: Just out of curiosity - ratio of TW to training? or Marketing?
From: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>
To: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:51:30 -0500

TW:Training: 3:0
TW:Marketing 3:3
TW:Engineers 3: ~70
TW:Support 3:10

(I added the support team since I think documentation definitely aids
support and vice versa, at least with us)


On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 1:45 PM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I've seen discussions of the ratio of technical writers to engineers, and
> what the idea ratio should be (and the answer, as with all things, seems to
> be "it depends").
>
> But have we ever had a discussion of either of the following?
>
> Ratio of technical writers to members of the training department (at my
> current gig it is 2 to 1, previous job it was 3 to 2, before that 1 to 1,
> tends to be similar staffing levels).
>
> Ratio of technical writers to members of the marketing department? (at my
> current gig it is 2 TW to 14 in marketing. I can't say that I've ever
> thought to look before now. So I have no idea what is typical.)
>
>
>
> What about at your place of employment?
>
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