Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?

Subject: Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:43:07 -0700

On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 9:23 AM, Janoff, Steven
<Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> Couple of questions, if you don't mind.
>
> What made you decide the migration would not be cost-effective?

We couldn't identify any benefits. The docs were distributed only in
English and there was very little need / opportunity for topic reuse.

> How many such investigations have you been involved in?

I've considered it at two other companies but the situations were similar.

I love the idea of using standard source that's compatible with
multiple off-the-shelf tools but the reality seems to be more like
you're committing to an open-ended custom software development
project.

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