From the President
Welcome to STC Houston! The new Admin Council is working hard to bring you programs that you’ll find useful, entertaining, and hopefully thought-provoking.
The 2016-2017 year kicked off with a group presentation by the Admin Council: Everything you wanted to know about STC, but were afraid to ask. The Admin Council members presented aspects of STC that benefit members that you may not know much about.
- Noel Atzmiller presented on the STC Summit and Opportunities at the STC Houston Chapter.
- Lara Tellis (presented by Kimberly A. Mankiewicz) presented Networking with STC.
- Meenakshi Venkat presented on STC Publications, Webinars, and Certification.
- Kimberly A. Mankiewicz presented on STC Houston Social Media and Personal Branding.
- Erika Frensley presented on STC Meetings; Knowledge, Peers, and Networking.
Matt Cassi and Joe Storbeck, from JANA, Inc. presented DITA 101, a high level overview of implementing DITA. They are graciously sharing their presentation and other information from JANA for DITA implementations.
HERE is the link to our virtual presentation on “DITA Workflow 101” for your viewing pleasure.
HERE is the link from Joe Storbeck regarding topic-based writing and recipes.
November 15: Overview of the Baker Hughes Corporate Library and the Harris County Public Library Services and Resources
Gilberto Morales, Baker Hughes – Information Management Advisor will role-play a training session on providing Baker Hughes New Hires an overview of the Baker Hughes Enterprise Technical Library services and resources. In addition, he will demo the Harris County Public Library Databases.
Join us at 5:30pm on November 15 at the American Red Cross, 2700 Southwest Freeway.
December 13: Holiday Event
Join us for a holiday event involving good food and a fun book swap! Details coming soon!
STC Membership – Don’t forget to Renew or Join!
Membership in STC is for the calendar year from January to December. Membership renewal has started. Renew early and don’t think about it again until next year. For a limited time, Classic members can save $30 on membership! Enter STC2017 in the “Membership Promo Code” field on the last page of the online application to apply your discount. This offer will be ending soon.
September’s Free webinar was Content Internationalization (I18N) and a Common Sense Approach to your Process.
Don’t forget that benefits of membership include free webinars! Be sure to check out the live webinars that are scheduled for the remainder of the year.
Not free, but really worth the price: Check out the online courses scheduled for the remainder of the year.
STC Website Changes
We are still working on the STC website pages and apologize for any inconvenience this is causing you. If there’s something you can’t find let me know. I’ll either get it for you, or send your inquiry to someone else on staff who can help you. Thank you for your patience.