Key Concept Archive

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Remote For The Win!

Remote work has become the norm during the global health crisis and it isn’t going away any time soon. Many companies are discovering productivity increases even with their staff out of the office and are beginning to announce to their employees they may be working from home from now on. …

Top 5 Ways to Better Whiteboard Collaboration on Remote Conference Calls

Solving the Whiteboard Problem – Working Remote Like a Pro One of the things that’s hardest for remote teams to adapt to is no longer having access to the collaborative “draw it on the whiteboard” meeting. Drawing something out is a great way to force someone to think. It can…

The Interplay of UX and Technical Communication

User experience includes every interaction people have with a company and its products…from opening the box to using the product. When using an app to interact with a product, the visual and written content must work together seamlessly to deliver a simple and delightful experience. In this presentation, we’ll learn…

The Best USB Headsets for Audio and Web Conferencing

Updated: August 2019 If you work remotely, chances are you spend a lot of time on the phone, on web conferences, and virtual meetings. For you to be productive, the other end of the call has to be able to hear you clearly. There can’t be much in the way…

Our Level Best – Technical Editing

Attend Live Please be aware! This session will not be recorded. Be there or miss out. This is only one of the reasons why you should always attend a TC Dojo live. As technical editors, how do we know where to focus our limited time? What if we could work with…

Join TC Dojo Conclave

TC Dojo Conclave

Remote For The Win! What is the TC Dojo Conclave? The TC Dojo Conclave is a community public service project to support STC Chapter program coordinators worldwide. The TC Dojo Conclave’s goal is to bring together interested STC chapter leaders, members, and community organizers who want to collaborate and fight…

New Slack Channels – TC Dojo and Arbortext Users

Slack reminds us of the old IRC channels, if anyone out there remembers those. Liz was invited to Slack pretty early on but resisted using it because she said it was so isolated. In its earliest days, it was mostly browser-based, every space was separate, and you could only see…