2011 STC Technical Communication Summit

May
01

10 Tips for a Better Survey

Surveys: so easy to do, so hard to do well. If you want to get the most out of your next survey, come to this presentation for tips on questions, the process of the survey, incentives and most of all: testing.

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May
01

DITA Specialization-Why Would I do That?

The words DITA and Specialization are often linked-but is specialization really required in order to use DITA? What is it, and when is it really a good idea? We will go over the basics and then discuss the process IBM uses when deciding when to specialize.

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May
01

Profession Building: What Peer-Reviewed Literature Tells Us

This session reports findings from a study that maps peer-reviewed journal content to the taxonomy used as the basis of the Technical Communication Body of Knowledge (TC BOK).

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May
01

Bringing Experience to the Table

As communicators, we have a wealth of skills relevant to the design arena. In this presentation, a technical writer tells the story behind her transition to experience design and shares her projects, tools, and resources.

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May
01

Facebook Stories: How the World’s Largest Social Network is Being Used

Learn how individuals, companies and non-profits are using Facebook. Facebook has changed lives, helped companies accomplish their marketing/sales goals, is used by non-profits to leverage the social platform, mobile devices, and location-awareness to respond to disasters, raise awareness, and solicit donations. This fast-paced session will be jam-packed with interesting stories and lessons learned from people […]

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