We lie. It is really produce and Deliver.
The produce part of the procedure is easy: create > proof > edit > review > revise.
Create because our documentation product may not be a written document. We keep going around this loop as often as the project plan allows. Deliver follows after that.
To deliver we need to know (and should already know):
What is the most important project document "delivery" that is seldom delivered?
A Lessons Learned Report.
If we take the time to ask ourselves a few important questions and keep the answers, we will learn from our history: