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In much of our work as technical communicators (TCs), we use the same skills and take similar steps as project managers (PMs). If you understand the terms and principles of certified PMs, you have the tools to formalize your own processes and can increase your standing in project teams. In this webinar we'll explore PM principles and terms, and how to apply them to your work. We'll also talk about working on agile teams and how to maximize the advantages of... Details
When: October 21, 2020
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Beyond the Publication-Bringing the World of Technical Communication and Enterprise Content Strategy Together is sponsored by Paglio. This webinar will discuss what content strategy is, the relationship between a content strategy and helping organizations scale, and how the technical communication content creation and iteration process is valuable across the organization.

When: October 20, 2020
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Writing documentation within an agile team is tricky, and using a wiki for content authoring can become a total mess. Luckily, documentation written in a wiki can be a powerhouse rather than a house fire. As with any other tool and process for creating documentation as a team, there’s a right way to do it and some wrong ways you can easily avoid. In this webinar Matt explores how proven tech writing techniques like content reuse, conditional content, versioning, translation, and... Details
When: October 14, 2020
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Transforming written processes into illustrated steps can make your procedure more approachable to a non-technical audience and non-native speakers, as well as providing cost savings for translations. This webinar will explore the theory behind image-driven documentation, including what constitutes a step, what can be illustrated, what must be presented with words, and considerations for using symbols. This session will discuss how to use topic-based authoring to organize steps, how... Details
When: October 7, 2020
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We will cover how to apply the principles discussed in PowerPoint, Keynote, or Google Slides, and we will review how virtual presentations should be designed differently than in-person presentations. With your new skills, you will leave with the tools needed to ensure your next virtual or in-person presentation engages your audience, persuades them, and is memorable.

When: October 5 – November 2, 2020
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Technical communication is an exciting and challenging career that offers unlimited opportunity for professional development. But to succeed, it's not enough to learn a desktop publishing or Help authoring tool-you need to master the analysis process. This is a thinking person's dream career! TechComm Fundamentals Bootcamp is the fastest, most efficient way to jump-start your career in technical communication. It covers key theory that you can immediately apply to your work, as well ... Details
When: October 1 – November 19, 2020
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Most people know Geoffrey Chaucer as the author of The Canterbury Tales, a group of stories so naughty that schoolbooks still censor them now, over 600 years later. Many are surprised to learn that Geoffrey Chaucer also wrote one of the oldest surviving technical documents written in the English language. More surprising still is the fact that this document, A Treatise on the Astrolabe, remains an example of excellent technical writing even by today’s standards. An astrolabe is an... Details
When: September 30, 2020
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Behind every great technical writer is a great technical editor. Or at least there would be in an ideal world. And, even more importantly, there'd be a technical editor behind every non-writer who produces documentation. We are tech support for the writers-whoever they may be. And we are the users' final advocates before they encounter the documentation. But how do we decide what support to give? What do we base our decisions on? How do we convey it to the writers, and how do we... Details
When: September 30 – November 4, 2020
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This webinar is an overview of the Practitioner level exam, and will cover specific preparation strategies with examples, list of resources, and information on becoming a trainer. There will be time for Q&A. This webinar is for those people who have their CPTC Foundation certificate, trainers and prospective trainers.

When: September 25, 2020
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In 2017, the STC Central New York (CNY) chapter had 2 members and a grim future. Two years later, STC recognized the chapter's impressive turnaround with Pacesetter and Most Improved Community awards at the annual Summit. This webinar recounts the story to rebuild the STC CNY, the integral role LinkedIn's Sales Navigator played in the process, and the lasting effects on what continues to be a growing and vibrant STC community. Please join Bobbi Werner as she shares practical advice... Details
When: September 25, 2020