Re: Re[2]: What Technical Communicators Do

Subject: Re: Re[2]: What Technical Communicators Do
From: Laura Johnson <lauraj -at- CND -dot- HP -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 1995 22:43:35 GMT

Karla McMaster (mcmaster%pcmail -dot- cti-pet -dot- com -at- cti-pet -dot- com) wrote:
: Sue Gallagher said:
: > My next mountain is project management. Who says a writer can't
: > lead a development team? Especially when it's and end-user
: > product with a complicated UI???

: I think project management is a logical extension of being a technical
: communicator. After all, project management, as I see it, is mainly a
: coordination job.

Good point. Also, a project manager needs to see the product-under-
development as a whole; to have a certain level of technical understanding
and an excellent understanding of the target market; but to avoid getting
bogged down in technical details. (Sound familiar?)

Laura Johnson
lauraj -at- fc -dot- hp -dot- com
Hewlett Packard NSMD
Ft. Collins, CO

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