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The Chapter Ends the Year in Bedford

The Chapter Ends the Year in Bedford

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series 2015-16 Program Chronicles

The chapter wants members to step up and become “champions” of different roles for 2016–2017

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Eight Tips for Using Acrolinx, Part Two

Eight Tips for Using Acrolinx, Part Two

Acrolinx is only as effective as the amount of effort you put into it, so it pays to take advantage of its advanced tools.

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Mobile And Technical Communication, Part Two

Mobile And Technical Communication, Part Two

[Ed. Note: This is the Second of a three-part article on the impact of mobile on technical communication.] How Mobile Will Change Technical Communication, Part Two By Neil Perlin Refocus Our Writing – Look at “Mobile First” Luke Wroblewski, a product director at Google, wrote an article in 2009 called “Mobile First” in which he argues that more »

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How Do You Improve Documentation For Worldwide Use? Simple

How Do You Improve Documentation For Worldwide Use? Simple

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series 2015-16 Program Chronicles

Simplified Technical English simplifies documentation and saves time and money and, as John Smart noted, “less is best!”

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Eight Tips for Using Acrolinx, Part One

Eight Tips for Using Acrolinx, Part One

[Ed. Note: Here at the News we’re suckers for listicles, so we’re pleased to bring you the first of a two-part list of tips for using the editorial tool Acrolinx.] Acrolinx is a language, grammar, and terminology checker that runs as a plugin in most XML editors. You write your content, you choose Acrolinx from the more »

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A Night of Disaster Recovery

A Night of Disaster Recovery

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series 2015-16 Program Chronicles

STC New England President Nancy Allison presented technical communication disasters she experienced in her 32-year career, and told attendees how she resolved them, in a monthly program called “Disaster Recovery: Fixing a Documentation Mess,” at the Hilton Garden Inn in Burlington, Mass., on April 20th.

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Keeping Things Simple

Keeping Things Simple

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series 2015-16 Program Chronicles

Join us on May 11, 2016 as John Smart shares his global vision for the use of Controlled English and Simplified Technical English as a worldwide language

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InterChange 2016, Day Two

InterChange 2016, Day Two

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series InterChange 2016

This year, the event was in a much larger and more comfortable venue. It made a huge difference in my enjoyment of the event, as I imagine it did for others as well.

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InterChange 2016, Day One

InterChange 2016, Day One

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series InterChange 2016

InterChange attendance has grown steadily since the first event four years ago, and this year’s turnout more than doubled that of 2015

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