[Owasp-board] DOC Projects

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Tue Jun 17 16:43:26 UTC 2014


Hi Jim,

I welcome and support this idea.
But I would mostly see the outsourcing to be done in the final stages of
the process (copyediting/proofreading, composition (to pages)) in which
technical security expertise is less relevant.

Aloha, Tobias



On 12/06/14 18:36, Jim Manico wrote:
> Hello,
>
> My vision to augment our document projects is to procure the services
> of a professional editorial service to manage our doc writing
> processes. Here is a note from my editor, just to give you an idea of
> the services they provide. Certainly, there are many others we can
> choose from. But I think we could outsource "basic development
> editing, project management/scheduling, copyediting/proofreading,
> composition (to pages)". This way the management, editing and
> scheduling of building one of our large doc projects is outsources to
> a neutral third party with this expertise, and the foundation
> volunteers can focus on what we do best : content.
>
> I think this would go a long way in improving the maturity of our
> documentation projects.
>
> Aloha,
> Jim
>
> ***
>
> Hi Jim --
>
>  
>
> We do a number of things through custom publications for some
> different companies (including IBM and others). Those are typically
> relationships where the company needs something published, we provide
> services from soup-to-nuts to just editing to just printing, and we
> work out some fee. A few questions, and I'll strike up a convo with
> our folks to see what they think...
>
> ·         Are these guides that are online or print (or both)?
>
> ·         How often are you revising?
>
> ·         What pieces would you want: basic development editing,
> project management/scheduling, copyediting/proofreading, composition
> (to pages), printing?
>
>  
>
> Let me know your thoughts and we'll see what we can figure out!
>
>  
>
> Brandi
>
>  
>
> Brandi Shailer | Senior Acquisitions Editor | Programming and Web
> Development
>
> McGraw-Hill Professional
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>
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