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Do you use generic and consistent names on examples?
  v4.0 Posted at 22/05/2020 4:18 AM by Tiago Araujo

​It is a good idea to create a dummy company to represent all clients on internal documentation, including a made-up name for the person behind that company. At SSW, anytime we need an example of dealing with clients, we use the made-up company called "Northwind" which is managed by the also made-up​ client "Mr. Bob Northwind", often referred to as just "Bob".

Most of documentation starts from a real world situation and we don't want to expose our real clients names.​

Hi Mark Zuckerberg,
We need to make sure our project with Facebook will be approved before summer.

Regards

Bad example - Using real people and real companies as examples

Hi Bob,
We need to make sure our project with Northwind will be approved before summer.

Regards

Bad example - Using dummy consistent names on examples​

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