Getting Your Documentation Team Noticed
As a documentation team manager, getting visibility for your team within the organization can be a challenge. Technical writers and doc teams aren’t generally seen as profit centers, so they are often relegated to second-class status.
Whether your documentation group is a solo technical writer or a team of 12, poor internal visibility for your group can mean it gets overlooked when promotions, bonuses and other company perks are handed out. It can also mean that team members may be more susceptible to staffing cutbacks.
This article by Whitney Potsus discusses ways you can get your documentation group some visibility. It contains a number of tips along with some good resources to get you on the right track.
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