Winning Proposals for Documentation—Beyond the Words

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  • Carolyn Kelley Klinger
    Carolyn Kelley Klinger
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Winning Proposals for Documentation—Beyond the Words
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From : Monday, 12 December 2011 19:00
Until : Monday, 12 December 2011 20:30
(UTC -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada), Bogota, Lima
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Preparing a winning proposal for your documentation services goes beyond the ability to craft persuasive prose. A successful proposal demonstrates your value as a manager and business partner, as well as an information developer, and sets the basis for a productive working relationship with your client. Using the guidance in newly released ISO/IEC/IEEE 26512:2011, Requirements for acquirers and suppliers of user documentation, we’ll consider:

  • What every proposal should include
  • What to do with vague requirements
  • Developing your proposal plan and making it work
  • Things you should never say in a proposal

Our speaker is Annette Reilly, Ph.D., STC Fellow, CSDP, CSEP, who has over 25 years of experience with Lockheed Martin in management and engineering for large systems integration programs and proposals. Reilly is standards council chair and a past president of the Society for Technical Communication. She represents the US in an ISO standards committee on systems and software engineering, including documentation, and is the editor or co-editor of four ISO standards, including the vocabulary at