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At 10:07 AM 5/19/95, Ronni Perry wrote:
> As a new list subscriber, I'm hoping to get two questions answered for
> the price of one.
> First, does anyone know where or how I can find out about online
> technical writing training? I'm interested in installing computer-based
> training in my company because I'm the only technical writer in a
> building of hundreds of engineers who write documents for a living.
> Would be interested in CD-ROM, shareware/freeware, or companies that
> develop customized training for online delivery.
> Second, how can we distinguish between customers and users? A new TQM
> group here is trying to determine exactly who our documents are written
> for, and the definitions are important. Are we just playing with words
> or do you see a real difference?
> If you like, you can respond to my email address:
> Ronni -dot- Perry -at- DL-Notes -dot- SMTRW -dot- LANGATE -dot- sprint -dot- com
> Many thanks,
> Ronni Perry
> TRW Environmental Safety Systems Inc.
IMHO, a customer pays for your product or service; a user uses your product
or service. One is the money person, the other is the grunt.
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