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Documentation

You will find here our background posts on project documentation and the associated writing methods based on our expertise, our feedback, and industrial engineering practices.

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How to manage a document review

So the first revision of your document is now all written. Before sending it to your customer or your supplier, it can use a peer review to check its content. Let’s see how we can manage such a review.

Manage the revisions of your documents with SVN

It is very important to track the changes in every document of a project, in order for all the contributors to be in sync. In this article we will see how a few coding tools, like SVN, can be used to this end. We’ll start with a description of the principles of version and configuration...
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How to build a Request For Proposal?

Here is a method to write a request for proposal: which elements to put in, how to sequence and structure its content… Those best practices come from our own experience of engineering project management and from companies we worked with.
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How to organize your project documentation (naming convention, storage location, order…)

“Yeah, just have a look on the specifications… They’re on the shared drive, or in your mails. And the title of the document is… Specifications_v1.1_draft(3).doc”.Wow wow that doesn’t sound good. Unreliable revision located somewhere in several copies… to fix that you only need a couple of management rules and pretty simple methods. Together, let’s see...
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Document the future

The way anticipation, and science-fiction, are influencing innovation, research and development and even politics.
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Validation Plan: check your product meets the customer needs – Part two

After part one and the validation plan, now let’s see how to report the results for each product you test.
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40% of a project is dedicated to documentation

For over a year now, we have been interrogating more than 200 companies about their documentation activities. Help us to better understand how to document a project by taking part in our study. Let’s dive into this number: 40%.
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Validation Plan: check your product meets the customer needs – Part one

In this article, we’ll see how to build a validation plan ensuring your product is matching all your customer’s requests.
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Fix your product issue with a problem report

Damn it! You just found a bug. No problemo. Keep cool. And let’s fill out a problem report to organize the resolution.

Co-Innovation Builder: how to organize a startup corporate collaboration

A collaboration between a corporate and a startup can take different shapes according to their needs. But their very different cultures can make it difficult. Corship designed a free tool to help those companies to settle the foundations of such a project for a greater success.
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