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A New Year, a New Prez, and a Request for Help

A New Year, a New Prez, and a Request for Help

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Prez Says

Hello, STC New England members, fellow STC members, and non-members, welcome to 2017. I’m Paul Duarte, the new president of the New England chapter, and I would like to make my first address a request for help. I am humbled to be in this position. Just two and a half years ago, I was introduced more »

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November Meeting: Managing Digital Content

November Meeting: Managing Digital Content

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

At the November program of the New England Chapter of STC, we heard stories of what works and what doesn’t when managing digital content.

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RTFM!

RTFM!

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

For the past 20 years, our field was in a transition from traditional technical manuals to various types of content deployed to the Web. Now that we find ourselves in a new environment, how can we manage digital content as effectively as possible?

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October Meeting: The Chapter Goes Mobile

October Meeting: The Chapter Goes Mobile

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

The New England Chapter of STC held its first meeting of the year on October 19th at the MathWorks in Natick to learn about adapting techcomm to mobile.

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Techcomm and Mobile: A Strategic Assessment

Techcomm and Mobile: A Strategic Assessment

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series 2016-17 Program Chronicles

We’ve heard a lot about the mobile revolution in recent years. Everyone seems to have a mobile device, or several. But techcomm itself has only barely moved beyond traditional print and online help.

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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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Mobile And Technical Communication, Part Three

Mobile And Technical Communication, Part Three

[Ed. Note: This is the Third of a three-part article on the impact of mobile on technical communication.] How Mobile Will Change Technical Communication, Part Three By Neil Perlin What to Start Thinking About In this section, I’ll discuss technologies that exist but have little presence in technical communication to date. That situation could be because there’s more »

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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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