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Subject:Re: Titles for Technical Writer From:"Shrock, Kelley" <KSHROCK -at- COSSYMWEST -dot- CO -dot- SYMBIOS -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 9 Jan 1997 16:06:00 MST
My company uses "Information Products" as our department name. Our job
titles are Information Products Analyst, IP Designer, IP Consultant, IP
kelley -dot- shrock -at- symbios -dot- com
Subject: Re: Titles for Technical Writer
Date: Thursday, January 09, 1997 2:43PM
The first time I saw this subject, I thought it read "Tithes" and I was
pretty excited. A ten percent piece of the action sounds pretty good about
Anyway, I'll also add one of my favorite technical writing titles, courtesy,
I believe, of Hewlett-Packard:
Learning Products Engineer
The reason I like the title is because, by my interpretation, it means I can
not just write, but engineer my documents. In other words, tinker with them
long after the first customer shipment was due, all in the name of