Re: How many product releases do you support in a given year?

Subject: Re: How many product releases do you support in a given year?
From: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:28:28 -0700

"So my question for you folks today is, how many product releases a year are
you expected to provide documentation for?"

Solo writer here--I support 3 or 4 major (cloud) software releases per year
on our main product, plus branch releases in-between. Then two or more each
for 2 other products.

On the plus side, stress is nature's weight loss tool, so I am keeping very
trim.


On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>wrote:

> At least 12.
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 2:55 PM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > So, I'm writing up notes for my annual evaluation and it occurs to me
> that
> > in the past year I've supported an almost ridiculous number of product
> > releases.
> >
> > Back when I was doing waterfall software development, I might have a
> > product release once a quarter, with only one really being a major
> feature
> > release and the rest being smaller releases that were generally
> patches/bug
> > fixes.
> >
> > Now that I'm doing Agile (and supporting multiple products) it seems like
> > every time I turn around I have another release deadline.
> >
> > So my question for you folks today is, how many product releases a year
> are
> > you expected to provide documentation for?
> >
> >
> >
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