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Re: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information
Subject:Re: Resolved: Technical communicators can create information From:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> Date:Sun, 20 Jun 2010 22:07:18 -0400
> With that out of the way, I'd like to see a show of hands for how many
> technical communication departments are managed by Marketing, and how
> many by Engineering/Development. I think the opine level of
> information products varies depending on who calls the shots. IMO.
All the companies I ever worked or consulted for had technical writing
reporting either to engineering or to another group comprising
technical support, training and technical writing.
That said, I too see a fundamental difference between information
management and knowledge management within an organization.
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