15. Update resume' . :)
On May 17, 2009, at 5:42 PM, "Sharon Burton" <sharon at anthrobytes.com> wrote: > This is easy. 14 steps: > > 1. Identify the audience > 2. Identify the information needs of that audience (job aids, user > guides, > and so on) > 3. Identify the tasks the audience needs to do > 4. Identify the supporting info the audience needs to do those tasks > 5. Identify the best way to deliver the information (PDF, help, > others) > 6. Create a plan that layout all this information > 7. Assign time estimates to the plan > 8. Decide what can be cut due to time limitations > 9. Start creating the information, adapting to the changing product > 10. Review by others > 11. Make the review changes > 12. Build "gold" candidates > 13. Deliver the finals > 14. Archive the finals, including all planning information > > Of course, these steps include a lot of embedded steps and domain > knowledge > in our field. But these are the steps. > > > sharon > > Sharon Burton > 951-369-8590 > IM: sharonvburton at yahoo.com > Blog: madcapsoftware.wordpress.com > > > -----Original Message----- > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Richard > Melanson > Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2009 10:58 AM > To: Avraham Makeler; framers at lists.frameusers.com > Subject: Procedure How to Write a Manual! > > > First, thank you Everyone, you guys always have the answers to > questions, even when I don't post questions :-) > > I just want to share this with the list and absorb the response. My > boss > today told me to "write a procedure on how to write a manual" and he > also stated to me that anyone could be a writer, he did not understand > what all the fuss was about tech writing, anyone could do it. Needless > to say, I am still sitting at my desk trying to sort through the > myriad > of reactions I am having! I cant wait to hear everyone's thoughts. > > Rick > > PS: Does anyone have a procedure how to write a manual ;-) > _______________________________________________ > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as Martin.Simon at wetdesign.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/martin.simon%40wetdesign.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.