Document Standards

Subject: Document Standards
From: Connie Ross <connie -at- hartiatech -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 23:34:27 +1100

Hi All,

A question about Australian and International document standards. How do you know if you are writing a technical document to a 'Standard'. As an employee several years ago, we were given templates to complete our IT specifications and I was not privy to any type of 'Standards' process. If someone hires me to write a technical document, how do I know which standard I need to comply with if any? If I wish to look at any standards documents as a freelancer, I need to buy certain ISO or Australian Standards publications. I would assume the organisation would be privy to these documents and would supply them? Sorry if this is an obvious question. Sometimes stupid questions have to be asked!

Connie Ross

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