[Owasp-leaders] Hiring a technical author

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Fri Nov 6 16:33:26 UTC 2015


Thanks for jumping in here, Paul. I like where you're coming from. This 
seems like a really low-risk way to approach this request.

I'll be sure to bring this up at the budgeting meeting.

Aloha,
Jim


On 11/6/15 6:30 AM, Paul Ritchie wrote:
> Hello Simon Jim, All:
>
> Re: technical author working on a load of ZAP documentation.
>
> +1 on my side.  I would like to see this proceed with some 
> 'first-hand' recommendations from the Community on 'contract authors' 
> who have been efficient & successful on past projects.
> I'd also like to see the search look on a Global Scale to help reduce 
> costs.
> At this moment, I would not be supportive of a FT person until we see 
> enough work for FT, and the quality/consistency of the contractors output.
>
> Paul
>
> Best Regards, Paul Ritchie
> OWASP Executive Director
> paul.ritchie at owasp.org <mailto:paul.ritchie at owasp.org>
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 7:57 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org 
> <mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     Simon,
>
>     Your request is duly noted, Simon.
>
>     What a great time to bring this up as we are going to be
>     discussing 2016 budgeting soon.
>
>     Give me a few weeks but I'll keep you updated on the progress of
>     this request.
>
>     I get the feeling that between the wiki and a few projects alone,
>     we could keep more than one technical writer busy full time....
>
>     Aloha,
>
>     -- 
>     Jim Manico
>     Global Board Member
>     OWASP Foundation
>     https://www.owasp.org
>
>
>
>
>     On 11/6/15 12:14 AM, psiinon wrote:
>>     We could _really_ do with a technical author working on a load of
>>     ZAP documentation.
>>     Does anyone have any recommendations for someone we could employ
>>     (we have some funds)?
>>
>>     Are any other projects interested in doing something similar?
>>     Could OWASP employ a technical author (full time/part
>>     time/contract) and them make them available to projects (possibly
>>     for a discounted fee)?
>>     I suspect we could keep one pretty busy between us...
>>
>>     Cheers,
>>
>>     Simon
>>
>>     -- 
>>     OWASP ZAP <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/ZAP> Project leader
>>
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