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New Blog Editor Sree Pattabiraman
By Christina Mayr, STC Carolina Chapter President:::: Sree has taken over as the Editor of Carolina Communique from Lindsay K Saunders for this year. Her background in communication, experiences in various leadership roles, and her multi-tasking skills will provide the Carolina Communique with unique advantages. She looks forward to taking up this new role and working with the community to help build a rewarding experience for the readers and subscribers of our blog. She has some great ideas to make it an interesting extension of the education services STC Carolina provides to all members. Sree currently works as a Senior Technical Writer at Extreme Networks and is an active volunteer with the STC Carolina Chapter. She received her Master
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save the chapter
By Christina Mayr, Chapter President :::: STC Carolina is at a crossroads. We are celebrating 50 years as a chapter this year, which is a huge milestone! I’m so excited about this, along with our celebratory Anniversary Gala in June. On the other hand, membership and volunteerism continues to decrease as the years go by. Finding leaders who want to step up is always a challenge, and this year even more so. The chapter you know and love is not sustainable because there might be no one to succeed me as President. Because the Society requires a President, Treasurer, and Secretary at a minimum, STC Carolina is in danger of dissolving this year if no one fills the President role. Over the last two years, I have been dedicated to providing mo
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Event Recap: Documentation Support for an IoT Product, A Case Study
Meeting Recap What: Documentation Support for an IoT Product, A Case Study When: February 16, 2017 ::::By Nupoor Jalindre, Student and Chapter Member The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as an unprecedented opportunity for many players in the communications, information technology, and consumer electronics industries. Definitions of ‘IoT’, application scopes and growth forecasts strongly diverge with some analysts estimating the number of connected devices by 2020 to be around 20 billion. Smart, connected devices are already transforming our world and the competitive forces in business. To demonstrate the impact it will have on our content strategy and lives, Michael Harvey, in this month’s session, spoke about his own experience in de
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Infographics in Technical Communication
Meeting Recap What: Infographics in Technical Communication When: January 19, 2017 :::: By Steve Corey, Chapter Member We’ve all experienced this before, reading a dense paragraph of complex information where you have to go back and re-read it just to try to make sense of it. If there had only been a picture or graphic to explain it, it could have made it clearer and easier to understand the first time through. Infographics in Technical Communication, a combination of information and visual graphics, was presented by Sree Pattabiraman, a member of the STC Carolina chapter and resident expert on the topic, in a very vibrant, enlightening and interactive presentation. Sree described infographics as a way to not just show data visually but u
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