Hope you had a great holiday season.
Adobe is very excited to bring to you a series of thought leadership webinars by industry experts in the area of technical communication in the coming months (Dec – Jan – Feb).
Please find below the details of the upcoming webinars (as well as some very recent on-demand webinars, we missed sharing the announcements with you earlier, sincere apologies).
Please feel free to share this announcement with your friends and colleagues who might be interested.
We hope you find these upcoming (and the recent on-demand) webinars useful, engaging and informative.
TITLE – One size fits all: How Adobe FrameMaker can help you best resolve content issues for today and tomorrow
SHORT DESCRIPTION – Have you been using Adobe FrameMaker to create content in a unstructured authoring environment for years? Are you contemplating a change to structured authoring? Is XML the bright shiny object attracting the attention of your senior management?
Join Tom Aldous, Adobe Technical Communication Evangelist and Val Swisher <firstname.lastname@example.org>, founder and CEO of Content Rules <www.contentrules.com> for an interactive webinar as we look at the most critical things you need to consider when choosing between structured and unstructured authoring. We will also examine how to use Adobe FrameMaker to solve the content challenges that you face today and those you anticipate in the future.
DATE – 14th Dec, 2011 (Wednesday)
TIME – 10.00 AM PST
TITLE – How to optimally leverage a Content Management System as a Technical Communicator
SHORT DESCRIPTION – Find out how optimally leveraging a Content Management System to store/manage/retrieve/repurpose content can help save time and money and more importantly secure your content. Using Adobe FrameMaker to develop content is a great decision as has been proved for long enough; now you need to store and secure the content and easily access and reuse the content.
Join Tom Aldous, Adobe Technical Communication Evangelist and Jim Fettes < email@example.com>, Business Development Manager at Consortio <www.consortio-usa.com> LIVE IN ACTION for an interactive webinar to learn more, as they demonstrate the best practices of optimally using a Content Management System.
DATE – 25th January, 2012 (Wednesday)
TIME – 10.00 AM PST
TITLE – Top 10 key trends shaping the Technical Communication industry of tomorrow: An industry research
SHORT DESCRIPTION – An increasingly global economy. Pressing localization needs. Demand for rich media and interactivity. Device explosion necessitating multiscreen publishing. Highly personalized, easily searchable content. Collaboration needs in a multiauthor environment. Social content. ROI-driven content. And much more…
Join Tom Aldous, Adobe Technical Communication Evangelist and Christian Gravelle, Senior Technical Analyst at the Branham Group Inc. <www.branhamgroup.com> for an interactive webinar as they discuss the findings of an independent research conducted by the Branham Group on “what’s going to matter and what’s not” for tomorrow’s technical communicators.
DATE – 17th January 2012 (Tuesday)
TIME – 10.00 AM PST
TITLE – Key Trends in Software User Assistance: An Expert’s Perspective – Part 1
SHORT DESCRIPTION – Most valued User Assistance skills and technologies. Platform dependencies. And much more…
This is the first of a two-part series discussing the current and future trends associated with software user assistance
Join Tom Aldous, Adobe Technical Communication Evangelist and Joe Welinske < firstname.lastname@example.org>, President of WritersUA <www.writersua.com> for an interactive webinar as they discuss the findings of an independent research conducted by Joe for the User Assistance professionals of today and tomorrow.
P.S.: Look out for a free download link to the latest Software User Assistance whitepaper by Joe Welinske on the Adobe RoboHelp 9 website under LEARNING tab around mid-December 2011: http://www.adobe.com/products/robohelp.html
DATE – 16th January 2012 (Monday)
TIME – 10.00 AM PST
TITLE – The future of INDEXING in technical documentation
SHORT DESCRIPTION – With the rapid growth of e-books, tablets, and mobile devices, the ways in which we consume content are changing. The methods readers use to find content are also changing overall. Despite that, the need for quality indexes will not fade, but the appearance of indexes will be different. The concepts for indexing content will remain the same, however. What will these future indexes look like?
Join Tom Aldous, Adobe Technical Communication Evangelist and Cheryl Landes <email@example.com>, who has indexed technical content for 21 years, as they answer that question and provide examples of the new world of indexes. Some of these indexes are coming sooner than you might think!
DATE: 31st January, 2012 (Tuesday)
TIME: 10.00 AM PST
TITLE – Adobe, Acrolinx and Lionbridge present – a how to guide for creating global-ready content that works!
SHORT DESCRIPTION – Communicating with a global audience is no easy task. How do you get people to listen to your message? How do you know if they get it? There is no shortage of content out there. How can you be sure that they read your message and find your products?
Content delivery experts from Acrolinx, Adobe and Lionbridge show you how to manage the complexity and deliver a high impact message that will resonate with customers. Attend this webinar to learn:
- How to develop content that gets attention
- How to ensure that your customers get a consistent experience- in every channel and in every language
- Shortcuts for delivering high quality, multilingual content – faster
- Things you don’t know about how your customers get content about your product
- Tom Aldous, Technical Communication Evangelist, Adobe Systems Inc.
- Marc Osofsky, VP Marketing, Lionbridge
- Jennifer Beaupre, VP Global Marketing, Acrolinx
DATE: 8th December, 2011 (Thursday)
TIME: 10.00 AM PST
TITLE – Why upgrade from older versions of RoboHelp (X5, 6, 7 or 8 ) to RoboHelp 9? What is the value proposition for your business?
SHORT DESCRIPTION – Thinking about upgrading from older versions of RoboHelp (X5, 6, 7 or 8 ) to RoboHelp 9? Is it worth the investment?
Join Tom Aldous (Adobe Technical Communication Evangelist) for an interactive eSeminar, where he will demonstrate what additional business value RoboHelp 9 brings to the table in terms of the following functional areas:
- Multichannel multidevice publishing
- Next-generation collaboration and review workflows
- Innovative and unique features to power progressive help documentation (Dynamic user-centric content; integrated Google search; external content search; community-generated content; automated context-sensitive help authoring)
- Next-generation help documentation with Adobe® AIR® Help 2.0 (Content Curation and moderation-enabled commenting; professional, personalized, and customizable appearance)
- Cross-browser, cross-operating system delivery mechanism
- Support for EPUB, Java Help, FlashHelp, and Eclipse Help
- Easy customization to meet business needs
- Compliance with industry standards
- Robust and scalable solution
- User-friendly, intuitive interface
DATE: 13th December, 2011 (Tuesday)
TIME: 10.00 AM PST
RECENT ON-DEMAND WEBINARS – We couldn’t send you prior updates on these webinars before, sincere apologies.
On-Demand Webinar 1:
TITLE – Adobe FrameMaker and DITAToo – A Complete Solution for Your DITA Content (featuring Andy Lewis, leading expert from Adobe Partner iG5 Authoring Tools <www.ig5authoringtools.com>)
On-Demand Webinar 2:
TITLE – Competing on the Edge with a Successful Strategy for Structured and Unstructured Content (featuring industry experts Maxwell Hoffman and Jennifer Beaupre)
On-Demand Webinar 3:
TITLE – Enhance your Help Systems and Documents with Simulations – Easily and Quickly! (featuring Adobe Partner Joseph Ganci)
On-Demand Webinar 4:
TITLE – Leveraging FrameMaker Server 10: How to automate publishing tasks/jobs, and publish your content to multiple channels and devices
On-Demand Webinar 5:
TITLE – Why upgrade from older versions of FrameMaker (7.X, 8 or 9) to FrameMaker 10? What is the value proposition for your business?
On-Demand Webinar 6:
TITLE – XML Document Best Practices
On-Demand Webinar 7:
TITLE – S1000D Customer Success Story with Adobe FrameMaker & Mekon Eclipse (featuring S1000D industry experts Mekon Ltd. <http://www.mekon.com/>)
On-Demand Webinar 8:
TITLE – Powerful Creation and Versatile Management of XML and DITA (featuring Chip Gettinger, VP of XML Solutions at SDL, a leading Component Content Management System provider)
On-Demand Webinar 9:
TITLE – Delivering S1000D Data with Adobe FrameMaker & Mekon Eclipse (featuring S1000D industry experts Mekon Ltd. <http://www.mekon.com/>)
On-Demand Webinar 10:
TITLE – Leveraging RoboHelp Server 9: How to enhance, manage, track and optimize your Online Help Systems and Knowledgebases
On-Demand Webinar 11:
TITLE – True Round-tripping in Action: Review and Approval Features in Adobe Technical Communication Suite (featuring Alan Houser, Adobe Partner and a distinguished consultant and trainer in the technical communication space)
On-Demand Webinar 12:
TITLE – Super-charge your content: Ten ways to deliver smarter content to your global customers (featuring Jennifer Beaupre, VP Global Marketing, Acrolinx)
On-Demand Webinar 13:
TITLE – Creating, Managing & Delivering S1000D Content for Print, Interactive PDF and IETP (featuring S1000D industry experts Mekon Ltd. <http://www.mekon.com/>)