Re: Meddling Manager Mystifies Minions

Subject: Re: Meddling Manager Mystifies Minions
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 1997 22:32:15 PST

Stephanie Holland writes:

>This top manager I refer to wants our Technical Communication group to
>write our documentation in MS Word (which we use only with RoboHelp) and
>then give the files to the Web Technology group. Then the Web Technology
>group would convert the files to HTML and publish them on our intranet.
>He thinks this should be a two-step process (instead of one) and that
>the conversion to HTML and publishing on the intranet should be done
>AFTER we write our documents.

>I'd like to hear your responses.

I would ask him for his cost-benefit analysis. This is, after all,
the Age of Science.

-- Robert
Robert Plamondon, High-Tech Technical Writing, Inc.
36475 Norton Creek Road * Blodgett * Oregon * 97326
robert -at- plamondon -dot- com * (541) 453-5841 * Fax: (541) 453-4139

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