2019 STC Summit

The 2019 STC Summit is in Denver this year, May 5-8. The full schedule is available here: https://summit.stc.org/schedule/. You can view it in a PDF grid, or as a list. There are 80+ sessions and 12 workshops, plus: Opening Keynote by Peter Morville, information architecture expert and co-author of the O’Reilly “Polar Bear” books: https://summit.stc.org/keynote-speaker/ … Continue reading…

Survey of SMEs Yields Improved Search Metadata

Patrick Files, an Information Developer at Rockwell Automation, described how teamwork with SMEs and a survey produced improved HMTL search methods. Files, a NEO STC member who creates and maintains online help for software products at Rockwell, was the guest presenter at the February meeting, titled “Mining for Metadata with Survey Monkey”. After making the … Continue reading…

Tapping into the Creative Mind: The Science Behind Generating Ideas

Recently, Jennifer Yaros presented a mini-webinar on Tapping into the Creative Mind: The Science Behind Generating Ideas. Jennifer is the founder and Chief Creativity Officer at BrainSpark, a program that consults with businesses to help them foster creativity and innovation. In this mini-webinar, Jennifer explains the difference between creativity and art, saying “creativity is about … Continue reading…

Seriousness and Play Collide at the January NEO STC Meeting

Building LEGO structures isn’t just for entertainment purposes anymore – you can use them to encourage team communication and problem solving too! Heidi Spangler, owner of Backwards Bicycling, LLC and certified LEGO Serious Play facilitator, led attendees in exploring their creative sides by providing topics to illustrate and discuss using LEGO Blocks. Building with LEGO … Continue reading…