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Some people prefer structured environments with formal processes.
Others don't. For those who advocate the process level maturity
model, I was wondering:
I get the impression that most companies are at level 0 or
level 1 process maturity. Do you agree?
What about companies that employ technical writers?
Are most of them at level 0 or 1 as well?
Does the number of technical writers in a company affect the
process level? Do companies with more technical writers tend
to have a higher (or lower) level? What about the number of
years a company has been in business?
What level is your company at? If your company were at
level 0 or 1, would you state it publicly, where it could
get back to the person who authorizes your paycheck?
What about to an interviewee?
If the vast majority of companies are at level 0 or 1,
is it overly optimistic for a job hunter to aim for a job
with a company at level 2 or 3 (or higher)?
How likely is it that 5-10 years from now a greater percentage
of companies will be at level 2 or 3 (or higher),
instead of 0 or 1?