STC’s MissionSTC advances the theory and practice of technical communication across all user abilities and media so that both businesses and customers benefit from safe, appropriate, and effective use of products, information, and services.
Touchstone, the STC Northern California’s annual technical communication competition, is starting soon. For details about the contest, click here. There are several ways to participate in this time-honored event, and we encourage writers of all fields and experience levels to … Continue reading
Learn how Salesforce created portals for delivering documentation to end users. Along the way, discuss design practices, customer interactions, and learn how to use the open source version of our portal to deliver your content on the web. About the … Continue reading
If you are interested in learning more about API documentation, check out the September 2014 issue of Intercom, the STC monthly magazine, which focuses on API documentation. Go to http://intercom.stc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/IntercomSept_WEB.pdf and download the PDF. Be sure to read the articles … Continue reading
By Nathaniel Lim I had the privilege of attending the Society for Technical Communication’s 61st Annual Conference (STC Summit) in Phoenix, Arizona, May 18-21. It would be impossible to tell you everything I learned and experienced in the limits of … Continue reading
Please recommend any regular or senior member (including yourself) whom you believe the Nominating Committee should consider for Society office. The committee will contact each individual to ascertain their interest. This recommendation does not guarantee selection for the ballot. Check … Continue reading
Apr. 21, 2014 STC Robert Hershenow Voice Recordings pictures by DJ Cline at: http://www.djcline.com/2014/04/21/apr-21-2014-stc-robert-hershenow-voice-recordings/
Mar. 17, 2014 STC Tableau Visualizing Data pictures by DJ Cline at: http://www.djcline.com/2014/03/17/mar-17-2014-stc-phylisse-banner-visualizing-data/
Feb. 24, 2014 STC Rebecca Firestone Zep Solar pictures by DJ Cline at: http://www.djcline.com/2014/02/24/feb-24-2014-stc-rebecca-firestone-zep-solar/
Video Recording for STC Silicon Valley Members Joe Welinske introduces the concept of responsive design and multi-screen authoring for technical communicators. He includes demonstrations of how to craft your content to support varying screen dimensions and user interaction types like … Continue reading
Dec. 16 2013 STC Winter Schmooze pictures by DJ Cline at: http://www.djcline.com/2013/12/16/dec-16-2013-stc-winter-schmooze/
August 2013 STC meeting Introduction to Documenting APIs With Richard Smith of Netflix http://youtu.be/0j9Orimg0wY September 2013 STC meeting Google Glass With Marta Rauch http://youtu.be/CEJE96e84Bg October 2013 STC meeting What, No Tech Writers? With Teresa Oliver-Merrill http://youtu.be/1deV3W2E4J8 November 2013 STC meeting … Continue reading
Nov. 18, 2013 STC Shawn Benham IBM by DJ Cline.
Nov. 18, 2013 STC Shawn Benham IBM pictures at DJ Cline at: http://www.djcline.com/2013/11/18/nov-18-2013-stc-shawn-benham-ibm/
Key Trends in Software UA User assistance is much more than “Help.” It encompasses a wide range of skills and technologies that are combined to improve the software user’s experience. We contribute through wizards, tutorials, and web-based training. We develop … Continue reading
The STC Silicon Valley August meeting, Teresa Oliver-Merrill of Five9, presented “What, No Tech Writers?” Pictures by DJ Cline