Earlier this week, I was asked my opinion on whether a Documentation Manager was needed when the individual Technical Authors are embedded into Agile project teams. My response was that a Documentation Manager mainly provides people management, project management, process management and content management. If a Technical Author is a member of a software project… Read more »
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Managing documentation projects – Sage Technologies case study
Below is an interview between Ellis Pratt of Cherryleaf and Diana Logan, Documentation Manager at Sage Technologies. In the interview, we discuss Sage Technologies’ new platform for assisting users, the “Sage Ecosystem”, and how user documentation is developed by Diana’s team.
Managing documentation projects – links to useful information
Here are some links to useful information on managing documentation projects: Support Call Cost Reduction Calculator Six biggest mistakes Project Managers make with documentation and how to avoid them Planning user documentation – a guide for software project managers How many technical writers should we have in our organisation? In a downturn, is it better… Read more »
Case study:How user documentation is developed at Alfresco in an Agile environment, using wikis
This is the edited Cherryleaf interview with Briana Wherry, Information Manager of Alfresco. We discussed how user documentation is developed at Alfreso in an Agile environment, using wikis.
Questions to ask a Documentation Manager
We’re starting to conduct a series of interviews with Documentation Managers; our goal is to provide case studies of best practice and innovative ideas. We’ll be publishing edited versions of these interviews on Cherryleaf’s YouTube channel. So: What questions do you think should we ask? What would you like to know from Documentation Managers? Email… Read more »