Re: RE: Additional roles for technical writers

Subject: Re: RE: Additional roles for technical writers
From: Debbi Crum <debbi -dot- crum -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, "'TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:34:21 +0000 (UTC)

I have not used this myself, but it is inexpensive and may serve your needs. You can build five diagrams for free.

http://www.gliffy.com/

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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cardimon, Craig
> > Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:41 AM
> > To: Dan Goldstein; 'TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)'
> > Subject: RE: Additional roles for technical writers
> >
> > Getting approval to buy software, especially something new, can be
> > difficult.
> >
> > I would need to build a proof-of-concept first.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dan Goldstein
> > Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:37 AM
> > To: TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
> > Subject: RE: Additional roles for technical writers
> >
> > The best way to learn this is to do it. You'll need flow-charting
> > software (big fan of Visio here) and the ability to interview the
> > folks who actually run the current processes. Of course, there are a
> > million examples online to inspire you. Once you document a process
> > clearly, the people who use it should have ideas for improving it.
> >
> > As for selling the concept , if your company is subject to US
> > regulations or any international standard (e.g., ISO), you might not
> > need to sell this at all. SOPs are SOP. Otherwise, show them one
> > good sample and see if you can make the sale.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cardimon, Craig
> > Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:31 AM
> > To: 'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'
> > Subject: RE: Additional roles for technical writers
> >
> > How does someone start documenting business processes?
> >
> > How do you sell that to management?
> >
> >
> >
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