Re: Additional roles for technical writers
Yeah, "user interface redesign". That one usually involves treading heavily on someone's toes.
- "I'm sorry, but the user interface is the responsibility of the developer." (We won that battle.)
- "Right, it won't do X, but the customer won't WANT to do X." (We lost, but customers rejected the product.)
- "Stop talking to my developers. I'm the manager. All communication goes through ME." (Explicitly contrary to company policy. Manager ousted.)
- "The problem is [the writer] doesn't understand the software. Oh, wait a minute. Yes, she's right. That's a design error."
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