Percents of time

Subject: Percents of time
From: Sally Yeo <sallyyeo -at- EXECPC -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 29 Jun 1996 13:11:33 -0500

Responding to percents of a writers time on various tasks:

We are a consulting firm and have found, as a gross generality, that
only 50% to 60% of a project is actually spent on "production"--aka as
writing. We spend 10-15% on requirements and design, about another 10%
on various maintenance activities--printer problems, LAN down, file
maintenance, etc. 10% project management if there are a number of
writers, and the rest in editing, more customer meetings, etc.


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Sally Yeo
sallyyeo -at- execpc -dot- com

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