Published by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication
To all those who have taken our survey, thank you! To those of you who have not yet taken the survey to give us valuable feedback on what STC TC can do for you, join in! Click on the link below to answer 9 easy questions. See your results in October!
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 Meal and networking 5:30 - 6:30 PM Webinar Program 6:30 - 7:30 PM Joule Microbusiness Network
Usability Testing for Print Documentation with Joe Welinske, WritersUA
In this webinar style program, Joe will discuss the usability testing he led for several printed publications for ACT, who develops and administers the test taken by hundreds of thousands of high school students. The project resulted in significant changes in the documentation design. Joe will also analyze various methods and skills that can be used to test print documentation.
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 Meal and networking 5:30 - 6:30 PM Speaker's Presentation 6:30 - 7:30 PM Joule Microbusiness Network
What to Do after PDFs – Stalling in DITA with Peggy Sanchez
If you have implemented a Component Content Management System (CCMS) and are still delivering PDFs, this presentation is for you. Many DITA shops are not using DITA past the PDF stage. This presentation is a case study of Cray, Inc. moving from static PDF content to dynamic web content leveraging our CCMS and DITA.
WritersUA Central – October 20-21 – Chicago Whether you are supporting consumer software, enterprise or government systems, or mobile apps, the WritersUA event is a great opportunity to learn and network with your peers. Two days of educational sessions, networking, and socializing. All the event details are on the conference web site. Registration is open. http://central.writersua.com/
User Assistance Tools Survey in Progress The annual User Assistance Tools Survey is now in progress. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ua_tools_survey The survey is designed to give you information drawn specifically from the user assistance community. Please consider contributing your experiences. Results will be publicly available on the WritersUA site.
ConveyUX – February 9-11, 2016 – Seattle If you are interested in bridging technical communication with the field of user experience, ConveyUX is a great opportunity. This annual Seattle event features 3 days, 30 speakers, and over 40 great sessions about usability testing, interaction design, and content strategy. http://conveyux.com/