This presentation focuses on what factors lead to problems on ongoing projects. Using case
studies from technical communication projects over the past 25 years, Meryl Natchez points out
warning signs to watch for, steps to avoid problems before they occur, and tips on how to
resolve problems if they do happen.
Attend this presentation to learn how to:
- List the warning signs of potential project problems before they occur.
- Take specific steps to ensure on-time and in-budget project completion.
- Describe best practices and their specific applications to training initiatives.
- List the critical success factors for successful projects.
- Build and manage an effective project team.
- Manage virtual workers.
- Allow for and adjust to corporate politics as they affect technical communications projects.
Meryl Natchez is CEO of TechProse. Founded in 1982, TechProse places contractors on writing,
training, and IT development projects and also does entire writing and training projects in-house.
Natchez has taught computer documentation at San Francisco State University and Sacramento State,
and currently teaches at the University of California Berkeley Extension. Natchez is past
President of the San Francisco Chapter of STC.
Natchez is an international speaker. She has given presentations in the U.S., Europe, and
Japan at forums such as the International Tandem User's Group, Japan's Open World, the
International Technical Communication Conference, and many others.