02. Alan J. Porter: Content Convergence Has Arrived (March 19, 2019)

Join us for Tech Comm Takes The Lead - Part I

Content Convergence Has Arrived

featuring Alan J. Porter

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 5:50p-7:30p EDT (UTC-4) [Virtual only]

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Content is driving a digital transformation coupled with opportunities for tech comm professionals in user experience, usability, AI-powered solutions, Software as a service, analytics, and data visualization.

The impact is most evident in the solid growth outlook for jobs. In fact, the New York metropolitan area tops the list of the Ten Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) by Number of Technical Writers*.

Join STC New York Metro for the first event in this series. Porter shares his insights about the content convergence--the new age of digital customer experiences. In this presentation, he discusses this convergence and how tech comm professionals can best position themselves—and their content—to power the ongoing digital transformation.

Explore Additional Resources

Alan's regular column: Convergence Conversations in intercom, STC's monthly publication. See especially: Structured Creativity in November 2018.


*2017-2018 STC Salary Database

Event Schedule

5:45 pm - 5:50 pm: Dial-in

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm: Welcome

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Presentation

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Q&A

Times are EDT (UTC -4)

About Alan J. Porter

Alan J. Porter is a leader, writer, content strategist, and content engineer, he has 20 plus years experience in corporate communications, marketing, and content development in both the UK and the USA.

He is Head of Content Intelligence Strategy at Simple[A]: The Content Intelligence Service.

Alan has been involved in the development and adoption of various industry standards and is a regular speaker at industry conferences. A blogger and Twitter addict, he is happy to talk communications to anyone who will listen.

He is also a published author with several books, comics and numerous magazine articles to his name and is driven to educate, inform, and entertain. He is author of the book The Content Pool; is a regular conference speaker and workshop leader; and writes about content marketing, content strategy, customer experience, brand management, and content and localization strategy.

In 2016 and 2017, he was named one of the Top 25 Content Influencers by MindTouch and named a Digital Strategy thought leader by CMSWire. Alan has been noted as an industry thought leader and a catalyst for change with a strong track record in developing new ideas, embracing emerging technologies, and introducing operational improvements.

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