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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Lessons Learned: What Harry Potter Professors Teach Us About Instructional Design

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Need to develop training materials and related deliverables for a project, but not sure where to begin? In this webinar, we will view various Hogwarts professors in action, and analyze the effectiveness of their lesson delivery. Within the lens of each professor profile, we will share practical tips on tackling common training issues, as well as provide some real-life (aka Muggle) training examples. By the end of the presentation, you will have the necessary tools to confidently tackle many basic training requests.

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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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