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Best of 2000: Refining internal documentation projects

Did you resolve to document all projects in the New Year? This Best of 2000 article will give you the guidance you need to make sure your staff develops and maintains proper documentation for future projects.

No matter what new technology comes along, there’s one IT challenge that never goes away: documentation.

TechRepublic covered this topic in a three-part series that ran in August and September. The last article, “Refining and maintaining your internal documentation project,” was the third most-popular CIO article of 2000.
We're featuring the five most popular articles in CIO Republic last year. Here's what we've run so far:Stay tuned tomorrow for the second most-popular article in CIO for 2000.
If you want to make sure your projects are properly documented in the New Year, “Refining and maintaining your internal documentation project” is a great place to begin.

This article examines the technicalities of internal documentation projects, including the formats and tools that work best. The article also explains how you can maintain documentation and ensure that staff members actually use it.

For more information on this topic, check out the first two articles in this series:
In 2001, would you like more advice on the legal implications of IT policies? Or would you prefer more moderated discussions by analysts and other IT professionals? TechRepublic is a community of IT professionals, so our article and discussion ideas often come from TechRepublic members. Let us know what you’d like to see on TechRepublic in 2001 by e-mailing us or posting your comments below.

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