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Interview with David Beebe, STC Summit Closing Keynote

By Nicky Bleiel| Associate Fellow David Beebe is the VP of Global Creative and Content Marketing for Marriott International and his Summit Keynote is titled “Publish or Perish—How to Win the Hearts, Minds, and Wallets of Next-Generation Consumers with Content Marketing.” You can learn more about David and his talk…

Summit Sponsors and Exhibitors

Who’s in Anaheim? See below for a preliminary list of sponsors and exhibitors attending the 2016 Technical Communication Summit. * Indicates a sponsor.

STC Awards and Honors

Each year, Intercom highlights all individual and community awards and honors in the Society Pages. The members, chapters, and SIGS listed on these pages are the best and brightest our Society has to offer. They are at the forefront of promotion our great profession, and we congratulate all of them…

CPTC Foundation Certification Study Guide Released

Have you been considering CPTC Foundation certification but could use more guidance on the process and what to expect? You need STC’s new CPTC Study Guide. If you're self-studying for the exam, this document provides essential guidance on the syllabus and topics covered within the textbook, the structure of the…

Columns

It Is What It Is: Deadlines, Groupwork, and Cherry-Picked Data

By Julie Grisham | Guest Columnist This column features ethics scenarios and issues that may affect technical communicators in the many aspects of their jobs. If you have a possible solution to a scenario, your own case, or feedback in general, please contact column editor Derek G. Ross at dgr0003@auburn.edu.…

Writing for a North American Audience

By Amruta Ranade | Guest Columnist This column features the work of individuals currently enrolled in or recently graduated from educational programs in the field. Contributors examine how theories and concepts encountered in their classes can be applied to technical communication practices. To submit a column, email the editor at…

Departments

Mark Your Calendar

1 4–8 May The American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) will hold the IA Summit in Atlanta, GA. For more information, contact: ASIS&T asis@asis.org http://www.iasummit.org/events/ias2016 2 15–18 May The Society for Technical Communication will host its 63rd Annual Summit at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA. For more…

Running for Clarity

By Alisa Bonsignore | Senior Member I’m a runner. It looks strange to see that written down on paper. Even though I’ve been running since 2006, the word “runner” to me conjures images of serious athletes with killer abs wearing nothing but sports bras and tiny micro-shorts while qualifying for…