Archives for the category "Professional development"
Insights from four conferences and events that took place in October 2012: Lavacon, CS Workshops, Loc World, and tekom/tcworld.
Tackling a consistent vocabulary to describe the various activities, deliverables, and outputs of typical content strategy work.
The participants in the workshop, Promoting Yourself and Your Career, said they felt a little overwhelmed, but all said they were very glad they attended. It was diverse group, from consultants to a singer/songwriter and a photographer. Best line of the day: My daughter told my son that I was going to a workshop to [...]
The Content is Not in the Tool: Using Blogging, Microblogging, and Related Social Media Tools to Get Jobs and Influence People (or not)
Left behind when it comes to new technologies? Create and protect your personal brand. Learn to use social media in a smart, responsible, career-enhancing way.
This month, Fast Company magazine has a couple of articles on community, and the use of social media in the corporate context. Some of the content is inspiring – I’m sending the article about the baby-faced 25-year-old Facebook cofounder, Chris Hughes, to my grandson to show him some possibilities outside of the more traditional career [...]
Is it a good idea to call yourself a User Experience Designer, or should you be more specific about your expertise in the field?
No doubt the speed of technology shapes everything we do. Most people reading this article are evidence of that, as the work we do didn’t exist when we graduated from high school, or university, or even a few years ago. While some people get fixated on a single hot technology, and may even build a [...]
It’s official – I’ve been named STC Fellow. Fellow is the highest rank conferred by the STC, and is decided by a committee that judges contribution to the profession against a number of standard criteria. Thanks for everyone who sent their congratulations and good wishes. I’ll be celebrating with the other seven new Fellows at [...]
What better way to create a great customer experience than by delivering more than they expect?
Using a resume to showcase your talents in an effective marketing campaign.
- The increasing relevance of ebooks and other epublications
- All I learned about book publishing comes from The Book
- Content Re-use and Narrative Flow
- 2012 in Review – a Content Strategy Retrospective
- Two weeks, four events, eight observations: insights from the conference circuit
- Content Inventories, Audits, and Analyses: All part of benchmarking
- Working on the City of Vancouver website
- Occupying a unique content strategy space
- Move over, Big Data. It’s time for Big Content.
- Setting a context for a content strategy vocabulary
- Content classification and findability
- Content development
- Content management
- Content strategy
- Information design and usability
- Professional development
- Social media
- User experience
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- rahelab: People kept telling me they wanted an excuse to visit Vancouver in the summer. Well, you got it. CS Workshops + Vancouver vacation = winner!
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