FREE for STC Members Webinar: 2018-2019 Salary Database: Utilizing the Information and Key Trends Copy
Governance may not be a “four letter word” but in many organizations that’s exactly how it’s treated. Governance is key in all organizations that create content, and it’s especially important in regulated industries where content must be scrutinized and verified before it’s made available to the public. Often it’s blamed for slowing down the creative process, or increasing time-to-market. Those aren’t features of “governance”, but are indicative of a poor or inappropriate implementation. Join me as I explain why governance is important and how you can streamline your governance process.
Who are technical communicators and where are we going as a profession? Find out in this webinar presenting the results of the first census of the field in over a century and discuss the implications to our profession and our individual careers with the researcher, a former STC president.
In health and medical contexts, effective materials are those individuals can use easily and successfully. The process of designing materials to facilitate their use is known as “usability.” Achieving it involves addressing who will use materials, when, where, and how. Such complexities can be difficult to identify, but they are essential to creating products that meet audience expectations and needs.
If you’re responsible for documentation of any kind, you know the pain points associated with planning for creation, delivery, and governance. Much documentation now has to live in variety of formats and cater to several audiences. Learn the secrets to effective documentation project management, including research, content development, publication, and governance.
Are you familiar with the Flynn effect? It states that each generation of children is getting smarter than the previous generation. Needless to say, so are products. Think Driverless cars! But what’s happening with your help content? Is it keeping pace with Flynn’s users? Tune in to this webinar to listen to the challenges users face with traditional content and some of the ways to address these challenges. Let’s look at what makes content intelligent and how you can create such content. Flynn will be pleased.