2013 STC Technical Communication Summit

May
01

Collaborating in DITA

In 2012, easyDITA conducted a survey of the current state of collaboration in information development organizations. Despite widespread DITA adoption, most review happens in PDF. This presentation discusses DITA-based collaboration best practices and demonstrates emerging technologies that improve the speed and effectiveness of review and collaboration.

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May
01

DITA Proof-of-Concept Publishing System

This presentation describes how the presenter’s team developed a proof-of-concept DITA publishing system using existing tools (Structured FrameMaker 8 and inexpensive plug-ins) and without a CMS or a dedicated DITA resource. The presenter’s company uses the system to produce several 140-page user manuals, some in 10 languages, and to save a substantial amount in translation […]

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May
01

Defining and Evaluating Success: Metrics for Information Architects

Demonstrate your impact on your customers and business! Make better design decisions! Discuss and learn to define metrics, evaluate, and articulate the value of your strategic architecture and content initiatives.

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May
01

Embedded User Assistance 101

In this session, I will share examples of real-world embedded UA and discuss how you can get started creating embedded UA for your new or existing projects.

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May
01

From Technical Writer to Content Strategist

Content strategy is a hot topic right now. The rise in corporate awareness of the value of content represents a great opportunity for technical writers to leverage their skills and experience. This session will help you position yourself to take advantage of that opportunity.

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