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Monday, May 16 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Turning Offshore Partnership Challenges into Success

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Our company signed an exclusive contract with an offshore partner to provide services, including technical writing. After a multi-year struggle, we abandoned the effort and brought everything back onshore. When new management insisted that we try again (and said that we would be evaluated based on the success of these efforts), my team and I were motivated to make it work. This session is the story of how we created a successful offshore partnership that delivers quality, timely technical documents that meet the organization's needs. We will discuss the changes we made and how we deal with ongoing challenges with our partner team.

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Barbara Giammona

Sr Mgr Technical Publications, Schneider Electric
Barbara A. Giammona has been a technical communicator for more than 30 years and a manager of technical communicators for more than 25. She is currently manager of technical publications and communications for the Process Automation division of Schneider Electric, a global energy management company. Prior to that, she was the manager of corporate IT communications for McKesson Corporation in San Francisco. She spent 10 years leading documentation... Read More →



Monday May 16, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
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