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Paligo demonstration – North West Regional Group

We have Steve Wiseman of Paligo coming along to give us a demo of Paligo on Monday  4th of December.

Paligo is an XML-based component content management system (CCMS) that users access entirely in the cloud. Paligo’s team built on top of a custom topic-based version of Docbook XML to create a number of user-friendly features, which Steve will be demonstrating to us on the night.

If you intend going can you book via EventBrite here so we can have an idea of numbers.

Date: 4th December 2017, 7 pm. (please note this on a Monday not on the normal Thursday that we meet)

Location: MadLab 36-40 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HN

Cambridge Area Group meeting – 8th November

Video creation as a topic-based content delivery method

When: Wednesday 8th November 18:30 – 21:00.

Where: ARM3 Lecture Theatre | Arm Ltd | 110 Fulbourn Road | CB1 9NJ Cambridge

Abstract: Technical writers are sometimes asked by clients to create video segments to be included in online content.

This session will help you to get started if the medium of video is new to you, or if you are looking for some hints to improve your video production capabilities without turning yourself into a videographer.

Note that this meeting is for both the ISTC and the Write the Docs Cambridge Area Groups.

Presenter:
Yuri Kolber is the Director of Training and Professional Services for OnTarget Communications. He has served as a Platform Evangelist for Microsoft for many years, and has assisted global consulting organisations plan and roll out content management and training programs for their customers.

 

Next steps: Entry is free to all. However, please book your free ticket through Eventbrite at the link below. This allows us to determine how many people are coming and to prepare visitor badges.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/video-creation-as-a-topic-based-content-delivery-method-tickets-39189861932

Thames Valley Area Group Meeting – 7th November 2017

The next meeting will be held at the Bird in Hand, Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Reading, RG10 9UP from 7pm.

The topic will be: supplemental software or “what’s in your tool box”?

We’ll look at all the software we use to support our main writing software. For example photo editing software. Don’t feel you need to limit it to what you use today. Feel free to reminisce about the joys of Corel Draw.

If you would like to attend please register your attendance using the this link to Eventbrite.

The organiser for the meeting is Darren Mitcham and he may be contacted by email: thamesvalley_areagroup@istc.org.uk

Thames Valley Area Group Meeting – 3rd October 2017

The next meeting will be held at the Bird in Hand, Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Reading, RG10 9UP from 7pm. For those who were unlucky enough not to be able to attend, we will be summarising some of the presentations from TCUK 2017

You don’t need to be an ISTC member to attend but please register your attendance using this link to Eventbrite.

Thames Valley area group meeting – 5th September 2017

The next meeting will be held at Bird in Hand, Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Reading, RG10 9UP from 7pm and we will be looking into learning management systems (LMS). You don’t need to be an ISTC member to attend but please register your attendance using this link to Eventbrite.