Hello Krishna, I have not seen any "official" statement of the proper ratio. But I did read an article that said, in general, an organization should have one tech writer per eight developers or engineers. Asking around my STC chapter and in tech writing classes, it seems that one writer per 15 to 30 developers or engineers is more common. At my company, I am the lone writer supporting 80 developers.
HTH Daniel Doornbos Technical Writer Promise Technology, Inc. 408 228-1437 danield at promise.com -----Original Message----- From: framers-bounces+danield=promise....@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+danield=promise.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Krishna Mukherjee Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 10:24 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: How many writers/engineer Hello, I work for a semiconductor company in Silicon valley and my manager asked me to find out the following: "Are there are any stats regarding how many writers per engineer various companies and industries have?" Frankly, I don't know where to start from and would appreciate your help with an answer. Thanks, Krishna _________________________________________________________________ Mortgage refinance is Hot. *Terms. Get a 5.375%* fix rate. Check savings https://www2.nextag.com/goto.jsp?product=100000035&url=%2fst.jsp&tm=y&se arch=mortgage_text_links_88_h2bbb&disc=y&vers=925&s=4056&p=5117 _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as danield at promise.com. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/danield%40promise.co m Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.