Re: QA and Writer (was: Documenting A Moving Target)

Subject: Re: QA and Writer (was: Documenting A Moving Target)
From: Kent Newton <KentN -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 1996 08:07:00 PST

On Wednesday, March 06, 1996 10:21 PM, Alexander, in response to Sue
Gallagher, wrote
>...snipped thoughtful comments about how a procedure handbook could help
>QA in their job of judging the work of tecnical writers....

>BTW, this procedures handbook would help new or temporary staff to
write. Even
> you might benefit from it at tasks you do every few months.

It would do more than that: it would force you to look at your procedures
and determine whether they are actually appropriate and effective. By
getting all interested parties involved, you can use the process of
creating such a handbook as a learning tool itself.

Kent Newton
Senior Technical Writer
Metrix, Inc.
kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com


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