Our Community Projects
We share. A lot.
Our commitment to fostering strong community relationships differentiates us from our competitors. We donate a percentage of our time to community educational efforts. This is a list of projects that we have founded, created, and organized for the technical communications and Arbortext communities:
Identifying Qualified Arbortext Dealers
This article, on the Arbortext User Group blog, tells you everything you need to know about Arbortext (including how to buy it from a qualified and reputable dealer) all in one convenient place.
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The TC Dojo is a series of webinars where the topics are chosen by the community and driven by community needs. In the TC Dojo-Arbortext Edition, we cover topics of interest to Arbortext users.
TC Dojo Masterminds
In these exclusive, members only, confidential learning sessions, participants talk about real time issues and share ideas for possible solutions. There are three Masterminds available: TechComm General, Arbortext, Windchill.
Arbortext Monster Garage
In the Arbortext Monster Garage, we focused on the million “Uber Geeky” things you can do in Arbortext. The Arbortext Monster Garage videos feature the open Arbortext API and the “geeky” things you can do with the product.
Arbortext has always had a very active community.
Users and developers support each other, answer each other’s questions, and present at conferences. We talk about everything: We talk about Arbortext, but we talk about all the related technologies that come into play as well. The community is more than just Arbortext customers. One of the strengths of the community — and of the Arbortext product line — is that PTC’s Engineering team also partcipates in the community. You’ll see them answering questions at all times of the day and night, right alongside us.
In 2013, we launched an unconference that was wildly successful in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was an experiment that turned out exceptionally well. In 2015, we spun it out as it’s own non-profit and has done well ever since.
Arbortext @ PTC Communities
This is your best place for informal questions for PTC. Monitored by PTC R&D and Product Management as well as new and old customers. This group holds the archives for Adepters, the long-running mailing list that has been around since 1996. There’s a lot of tribal knowledge buried here. (Migrated from PTC/User archives in April 2015, after being migrated from Arbortext in 2006.) (They move this link a lot.)
We founded, created, and organized TC Camp, the first un-conference for the techcomm community. In 2016, we spun off TC Camp as an independent non-profit organization. We remain a strong supporter of the event.
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