Events

How to Make A Software Demonstration Video

Free

Adding video to your technical communications arsenal sounds like a good idea, but who has the time to create videos when you’re buried in a pile of Release Notes, software change requests, and “bug write-ups?” The answer to that question is, “you do!” Attend this one hour session and remove some of the mystique about producing help videos and the time commitment it requires. In one hour, we will go through the creation of a video that describes a software feature, from start to finish!

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Free STC Member-Only Webinar: The Importance of Governance in Regulated Content

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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.

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The Alt-doc: Unconventional Docs and Users

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The Smart Ass™ Fan is the latest ceiling fan from Big Ass Fans®. Smart products are everywhere now, and they’re connected. Imagine a family of smart products and how much content could be/should be shared. These products can include mechanical, electrical and software parts AND content. How will you deal with this explosive content requirement? This presentation takes a tour of the problem and explains what content engineering is …and how it can be used to create a sustainable content life cycle. Smart products need smart content.

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TC and Industry Needs: Adapting and Marketing Yourself in Changing Economic Times

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In a constantly changing world, people in nearly all professions have to adapt and find ways to make themselves more marketable. As a field that serves numerous industries and organizations with different needs, technical communication is no exception. In this webinar, you’ll learn more about how your role as a technical communicator positions you especially well to adapt to changes both in the workplace and in the larger economic climate. You’ll gain insights on how to adapt to those changes, how to market yourself, and how to expand and reinvent your role in the workplace.

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Content Engineering and the Internet of Smart Things

Free

The Smart Ass™ Fan is the latest ceiling fan from Big Ass Fans®. Smart products are everywhere now, and they’re connected. Imagine a family of smart products and how much content could be/should be shared. These products can include mechanical, electrical and software parts AND content. How will you deal with this explosive content requirement? This presentation takes a tour of the problem and explains what content engineering is …and how it can be used to create a sustainable content life cycle. Smart products need smart content.

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