White Paper Format - WHITE PAPER FORMAT The structure of a...

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WHITE PAPER FORMAT The structure of a white paper is described in the excerpts from a source on the Internet, How to Write a White Paper – A White Paper on White Papers By Michael A. Stelzner The following are some criteria to keep in mind: What is its purpose? What are the objectives? How does it pertain to a particular audience? How long should it be? How many sub-topics should it contain? Etc. What is a White Paper? “A white paper typically argues a specific position or solution to a problem.” White papers have, typically, been used regarding governmental considerations, policies, and the like. One example of a white paper on U.S. foreign aid: “Meeting the challenges of the Twenty-first Century.” A typical search for this topic on the Internet produces a great number of items. The main purpose for this paper is for you to educate others about your chosen topic. You can look at issues such as historical precedence, describing new classes of solutions to an identified problem, such as how one should analyze a current
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2010 for the course ENGLISH Eng 102 taught by Professor Hall during the Fall '09 term at Northern Virginia.

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White Paper Format - WHITE PAPER FORMAT The structure of a...

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