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Subject:One Day Seminar by Joann Hackos in Austin, Tx. From:mir -at- ZYCOR -dot- LGC -dot- COM Date:Mon, 5 Feb 1996 15:31:22 CST
MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION PROJECTS
A One Day Seminar by Jo Ann Hackos
Date: Saturday, March 2, 1996
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Joe C. Thompson Conference Center
26th Street and Red River
Contact: Kathy Flores for more information,
Pre-Registration Fees: $60.00 General Admission
**Early registration must be postmarked no later than February 23.**
**Breakfast and lunch provided for pre-registrants only.**
**There is an additional $5.00 charge for late registration.**
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Seminar sponsored by: The Austin Chapter of the Society for Technical
The Department of Technical Communications
(Austin Community College)
Learn the management processes that can help you plan, budget, staff,
and control your documentation projects for consistent quality.
As documentation projects grow in complexity and scope, the processes needed
to manage them become increasingly important to everyone involved.
This seminar will introduce you to the processes involved in successful
planning, cost estimating , staffing, scheduling, and controlling
documentation projects of any scope.
o Managing the Project
o Getting Started
o Publication Development Life Cycle
o Information Planning: The Best Place to Begin
o Creating a Scope "Guess"-timate
o Evaluating Complexity
o Creating an Initial Estimate
o Assigning Personnel
o Creating and Estimatimng Spreadsheet
o Calculating a Schedule
o Evaluating Project Costs
About Joann T. Hackos . . . .
JoAnn Hackos is president of Comtech Services, Inc., an information design
firm in Denver, Colorado and San Jose, California, which she founded in 1978.
At Comtech, Dr. Hackos manages a team of project managers, writers, and
editors in conducting design and development projects for companies throughout
the U.S. and internationally.
Dr. Hackos holds a Ph.D. from Indian University. She is nationally
recognized as an expert on document design and management. Her latest book,
Managing Documentation Projects, is available from John Wiley and Sons.
Dr. Hackos was President of the International Society for Technical
Communications (STC) from 1992 - 1993.