Events

How to Make A Software Demonstration Video

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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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Free STC Member-Only Webinar: Content and Customers Are King: Why Content Created by Technical Communicators Can Be a Driving Force for Increased Revenue

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It’s happening, whether we want it to or not, we are fast approaching a convergence of content. Content is the foundation on which customer experiences are built, be it text, imagery, video, or audio. From “snackable content” to chatbots it all is going to need content designed to be structured, tagged, and written for reuse across multiple deliverables. But it isn’t going to magically happen overnight. Discover how to take a systematic approach to understanding what is driving the convergence and how to engineer our content to realize it’s full potential to deliver value to our customers.

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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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