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Subject:Re: Has anyone noticed... From:Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> To:Tech Whirler List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Mon, 13 Jun 2011 09:17:18 -0700
The primary reason you won't be able to sell "Document Engineer" or
"Documentation Engineer" as alternate titles for technical writers is that
they're already taken.
"Document Engineering" is a subset of Information Systems/Technology, which
covers the design and implementation of tools and processes for creating and
managing sets of information used by computer systems ("documents"), as
opposed to development of user instructions.
"Documentation Engineering" is a subset of Project/Program Management, which
covers the creation and management of project documentation such as
drawings, specifications, schedules, contracts and contract modifications.
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>wrote:
> THAT's why we wouldn't "win" the title, so to speak.
> From: voxwoman [mailto:voxwoman -at- gmail -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 11:21 AM
> To: Cardimon, Craig
> Cc: Tech Whirler List
> Subject: Re: Has anyone noticed...
> I think Documentation Engineers earn 20% more than Information Developers.
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