March/April 2021 Society Pages

Upcoming Webinars

How to Share Authoring Solutions That Work

Speaker: Ken Schatzke

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

1:00 to 2:00 PM Eastern time (GMT-4)

This webinar will demonstrate how to implement a five-step process for implementing an authoring solution developed for a technical communications teams to other teams across an organization.

The five steps in the process are:

  1. Research your customers
  2. Research your team’s authoring solution
  3. Reach out to other teams
  4. Roll out a pilot project to test the authoring solution’s applicability to other teams’ content
  5. Roll out the authoring solution to the other teams based on findings from the pilot project

Throughout the webinar, Ken will provide tools and techniques for business analysis and explain how rolling out an authoring solution to other teams can raise the profile of a technical communications team within an organization and allow it to grow its influence beyond traditional technical communication deliverables like manuals, online help, and release notes.


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Information Design Basics: It’s Not Just the Words!

Speaker: Linda Oestreich

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

1:00 to 2:00 PM Eastern time (GMT-4)

This webinar offers information on why it’s more than the words on the page that contribute to good communication. Information design can be part of every technical communicator’s toolbox and you don’t need to be a designer to make a difference. Based on Robin Williams’ book, The Non-Designer’s Design Book, this webinar gives the attendees some basic tricks and tips for ensuring information is well-presented, organized in readable fashion, and pleasant to the eye.

Takeaways include the following:

  • Understanding what information design is
  • Learning how to make some small changes that can impact the message in big way
  • Getting resources to learn more on your own to ensure that you’re creating better-than-good websites, documents, and materials.


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