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EVANGELIZING YOURSELF

In this session I will help timid and unassertive practitioners come out of their shells and become leaders in the community. The advice I have to impart is based on my own experience taking control of my career and developing an authentic and positive reputation.

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Nov
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BEYOND THE BLEEDING EDGE 2

As technical communication becomes increasingly technical, and as the pace of change accelerates, it’s important for technical communicators to stay informed about new technologies, tools, and trends. That’s the job of Beyond the Bleeding Edge, a session that provides an early warning system for STC members.

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Nov
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CHANGE MANAGEMENT 101 FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATORS

Highlights from a certified change management professional program and how some of the lessons learned are being applied in an SME-rich (mostly engineering) environment to enhance Technical Communication.

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Nov
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DOCUMENTATION IN A COLLABORATIVE WORLD: WHAT WE’VE LEARNED

The rapid rise of collaboration has changed the way we develop documentation. At the 2010 Summit I invited my audience to join a conversation about how to meet the challenges associated with these changes. Based on that conversation, I describe new best practices for editing, reviewing, legacy documentation, and localization.

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Nov
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FLOWER POWER: DAISY WIKI-BASED CONTENT AND TRANSLATION MANAGEMENT

Case studies demonstrate how two groups use Daisy, an open-source content management and publishing platform, to publish structured help for two Web products with very different business requirements. Both systems were rolled out with short lead times and have reduced costs by supporting re-use, re-purposing, and translation management.

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