Re: Information anxiety

Subject: Re: Information anxiety
From: Alexia Prendergast <alexiap -at- SEAGATESOFTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 11:13:15 -0500

One thing that helps us: we have a collective of writers who have
expertise/interest in different areas and they educate the rest of the
group in those areas. Participation is voluntary and VERY unstructured.
Some writers choose not to participate, others are very involved. It's a
very cooperative effort and saves a lot of time and energy.

Alexia Prendergast
Tech Pubs Manager
Seagate Software (Durham, NC, USA)
mailto:alexiap -at- seagatesoftware -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> Faced with this
> problem, I developed a full-blown case of information
> anxiety: I wanted to keep up expertise in each field. The
> solution, fortunately, was fairly simple (if somewhat more
> difficult to implement): recognize the fact that I _can't_
> be expert in everything, but _can_ learn enough to discuss
> everything knowledgably and "fake it" reasonably well. Not
> an ideal solution, but a reasonable compromise.
> --Geoff Hart @8^{)} geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
> Disclaimer: Speaking for myself, not FERIC.
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