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"Documentation Engineering," as properly defined by Gene, is sometimes
implemented by folks with the job title, "Technical Writer."
Loop complete, end routine.
From: Gene Kim-Eng
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 12:17 PM
To: Tech Whirler List
Subject: Re: Has anyone noticed...
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
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