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Subject:Managing writers in other cities From:Colleen Adams <PD33 -at- MEDISPAN -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 12 Feb 1998 11:12:56 -0500
My company has recently merged with our biggest competitor. As a
result, a decision was made to "centralize" all external product
documentation at my site in Indianapolis (which from my perspective is
good!); however, there are two other tech communicators in two other
locations (San Francisco & Portland). And at this time, there is no plan to
move anyone; we will all be working remotely.
It's my responsibility to create a plan as to best way to manage/handle
these two positions and the workflow. The one office handles all
software design/documentation. The other handles all the database (flat
Has anyone else out there managed people and teams that were across
the country? What have been your experiences?
I'd appreciate ANY help!! It's a positive problem to have, so I'm not
complaining...just need a little advice.
External Documentation Supervisor
colleen_adams -at- medispan -dot- com