Author Writing Management Helps All Employees Succeed

Many business think that documentation management is all about developing systems for organizing and saving electronic copies of documents, but in actuality, it is much more. Companies have been developing and implementing procedures to manage their documentation for many years, and even before the electronic files existed.

So what is documentation management? Documentation management is a systematic process for creating and saving documents that make it easy for them to find documents quickly, as well as to do the following: ·  Develop template that help employees write better documents more quickly and efficiently.

Discover which documents are the most effective and allow all employees to reuse portions of the companies most effective documents.

Create documents that are consistent with the company’s brand, regardless of the author.

Explore different publishing options.

Develop procedures to safeguard and update documents as needed.

Test the usability of documents used to train employees.

For many companies, these processes and procedures can be implemented without purchasing expensive documentation management applications that only meet one or two of these needs.

Click any of the examples to the right to learn about documentation management programs and processes I’ve established for companies and see if any of them appeal to you. Contact me if you have questions or would like more information.

Template Reduces Time to Write RFPs
Learn how I created a template for writing RFPs that saved the writers more than 60% of the time they usually spent writing them. Click below to learn more.

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