CliffsNotes for Documentation? Absolutely!

A session at Spectrum 2016 Conference

Monday 18th April, 2016

10:15am to 11:15am (EST)

During this presentation, Todd will outline and describe how release documentation is like the CliffsNotes of technical communication – a tool that people can study and learn from. You can get deeper content with traditional user guides or assistance, but release notes and similar materials hit the highlights and outline the big picture. For busy professionals who don’t have time to read an entire manual (novel), there’s a lot of value in short-format documentation – it’s often the first and only material your colleagues and clients ever read. Learn how to extract and collect this type of important content and package it for the biggest impact on your audiences.

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Todd DeLuca


Todd DeLuca (@techcommtodd) has over 15 years of experience as a senior technical writer and technical communication department manager. His professional background includes graphic design, editing, client communication, and software development documentation. Todd is an STC Associate Fellow and Conference Chair of the 2016 Summit. Recent STC activity includes Philadelphia Metro Chapter president (2014 Distinguished Chapter Service Award) and Intercom magazine contributor. Todd has a Master’s degree in technical and scientific communication from Miami University (Ohio) and speaks at various regional and national conferences.

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Time 10:15am11:15am EST

Date Mon 18th April 2016

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