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Webinar and Video Marketing

  • Neuromarketing - How to be Remembered
    Neuromarketing - How to be Remembered
    Dr Carmen Simon, Cognitive Neuroscientist and Lauren Adam, Head of Marketing, Marketo Recorded: Nov 16 2018 62 mins
    Did you know that 90% of content that you share are forgotten after 2 days? How do you expect your buyers to act on your message if they only remember a tenth of it? How do you even know which tenth they'll remember?

    Join this webinar to hear from Dr Carmen Simon, a Cognitive Neuroscientist, author of Impossible to Ignore: Create Memorable Content to Influence Decisions, and a renowned keynote speaker.

    You will learn:
    - Strategies for transforming yourself and your marketing message into something worth noticing and remembering
    - How people pay attention, remember content, and ultimately act on it
    - How you can turn Neuroscience into Neuromarketing by using insights from how the brain process information and tend to remember it - or, more often - forget it
  • Scaling B2B Demand with Authentic Connections
    Scaling B2B Demand with Authentic Connections
    David Pitta, CMO, BrightTALK and Trent Warrick, Content Marketing Manager, BrightTALK Recorded: Nov 15 2018 60 mins
    Your marketing team is focused on efficiently delivering results, however as the buyer’s journey (if it can still be called that) becomes less linear and more complex, you’re facing ever-increasing stress on resources. To effectively reach and convert targets at scale, new perspectives and methodologies are crucial for balancing these competing needs.

    In this live webinar, BrightTALK’s CMO David Pitta and Content Manager Trent Warrick will share how to maximize efficacy with authenticity, while scaling using intent data, and reserving your team’s resources for high-value activities.

    In this webinar, you’ll learn:

    -How to identify authentic intent
    -How to build your business by building trust
    -How to scale through strategic use of tools and human capital
  • Building the Business Case for Excellent Content Delivery
    Building the Business Case for Excellent Content Delivery
    Joe Gelb Recorded: Nov 15 2018 60 mins
    We instinctively know that unleashing our technical product content will make our customers happier and bring benefits to our company. But how can we quantify and measure that value in order to secure the resources needed to transform the digital experience and build a modern technical resource center? 
     
    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and intelligent content guru, Joe Gelb, President of Zoomin Software as they zoom in to the details and show you how to calculate ROI and build the business case to move up the content value chain towards dynamic content delivery and a cross-touchpoint digital experience.
  • Content Collaboration Throughout the Organization
    Content Collaboration Throughout the Organization
    Stephani Clark Recorded: Nov 13 2018 49 mins
    There’s often a disconnect between technical communication teams and others within their organization. This disconnect may be organizational, or may be due to the different tools used by each team. Often, this gap is bridged by PDF and many organizations have resigned themselves to the necessity of the emailed PDF review.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Stephani Clark, Customer Success Manager for Jorsek LLC, the makers of easyDITA, to learn how you can get tech writers, engineers, and others to work together in a DITA environment and improve the efficiency of your content development process.

    During this presentation, attendees will learn about the problems inherent in collaboration, how unstructured and structured content differ, and what the typical barriers to content collaboration are.
  • CA Technologies Customer Story
    CA Technologies Customer Story
    Kim Hahn, Director Demand Generation, CA Technologies Recorded: Nov 9 2018 4 mins
    Kim Hahn sat down with us to share CA Technologies' experience with our platform at BrightTALK Local: NYC.
    Ensuring alignment across such a big organization like CA Technologies has been key to maintaining a consistent story that resonates with their audience, and manageable for their teams.
    Find out how BrightTALK has become the platform they look to for their content and demand marketing program to drive engagement and conversions.
  • Outsourcing Multimedia Content Development
    Outsourcing Multimedia Content Development
    Barry Saiff and Elrik Jundis, Saiff Solutions Recorded: Nov 6 2018 61 mins
    In 2018, life is faster. People can access information quickly. Attention spans are short. Multimedia content — videos, animations, infographics — can engage audiences, and make learning fun.

    Whether you are producing technical, creative, or eLearning content, outsourcing your multimedia content development can enable you to increase the quality and volume of content produced, beyond your local capacity. The bottom line is that if you want to produce — or produce more — videos and animations, learn how outsourcing can help you achieve your goals.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guests, Barry Saiff, Founder and CEO of Saiff Solutions, and Elrik Jundis, Business Development Manager for Saiff Solutions, for this free, one-hour webinar.

    Attendees will learn:

    –What specific activities are involved in multimedia outsourcing, and which are easiest to outsource?

    –What are the pros and cons of onshore vs. offshore, and freelancers vs. vendor?

    –How do I get started, and how can I scale up quickly?
  • Beyond Revenue Performance: Real KPIs of B2B Marketing
    Beyond Revenue Performance: Real KPIs of B2B Marketing
    Lori Wizdo, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Recorded: Nov 6 2018 38 mins
    Revenue performance has become standard for B2B marketers with more than 3/4 of global B2B marketing decision makers measuring marketing’s impact on pipeline & revenue. But as recently as a decade ago, the idea was radical. Marketing leaders adopted the practice, requiring cultural change, re-engineering of the marketing & sales process, & deep investment in marketing automation. We’ve seen the results; revenue marketers contribute nearly 30% more than other B2B marketers.

    But, there’s been an unintended consequence. In many firms, marketing is now seen as the supplier of leads to a load-bearing sales force. That belies the reality that marketing is evolving to be the steward of the customer relationship across the lifecycle. The question for marketing execs is: “what measures & metrics demonstrate the full value of marketing to my organization?” Check out this on-demand session with our guest, Lori Wizdo, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, we’ll dig into practical approaches to that challenge, specifically:

    - How to link marketing performance to corporate performance in ways the CEO, CFO & COO care about

    - Which 10 metrics are more important to measure than revenue performance

    - What metrics should be on the ‘Marketing Performance Dashboard’
  • The MarTech Recipe For a Well Done ABM and Sales Strategy
    The MarTech Recipe For a Well Done ABM and Sales Strategy
    Carlyn Manly, Head of Marketing, Folloze - Gil Allouche,CEO, Metadata.io - Daniel Gaugler, CMO, PFL Recorded: Nov 1 2018 51 mins
    It’s happened to all of us—you think you have everything you need to make that great dish for your dinner party to only realise halfway through you are missing some essential ingredients. Sound familiar?

    Now apply that to your ABM and sales strategy at work—do you have everything you need to ensure a great result?

    Marketo has brought together three Partners that will help you create the perfect recipe for your ABM and sales strategy. Watch Marketo, Folloze, Metadata.io, and PFL for The MarTech Recipe For a Well Done ABM and Sales Strategy.

    You'll learn:

    - How to use AI technology to accelerate existing opportunities and target net new accounts

    - How to easily create and deliver single or multitouch content-based journeys to your high-value customers and prospects

    - How to accelerate productivity and drive business forward with tactile marketing automation, swag and create extreme personalised marketing campaigns
  • Q4 2018 BrightTALK Community Update - IT Service Management
    Q4 2018 BrightTALK Community Update - IT Service Management
    Harriet Jamieson, Content Manager - BrightTALK and Mark Smalley - The IT Paradigmologist Recorded: Oct 31 2018 50 mins
    Discover what's trending in the IT Service Management community on BrightTALK and how you can leverage these insights to drive growth for your company. Learn which topics and technologies are currently top of mind for IT Service Management professionals.
  • The 7 Most Common Mistakes in Sales & Marketing Alignment
    The 7 Most Common Mistakes in Sales & Marketing Alignment
    Peter Strohkorb Recorded: Oct 24 2018 49 mins
    We have been talking about Sales & Marketing Alignment for for a long time, yet we STILL see THE SAME SEVEN MISTAKES being made.
    This webcast describes all 7 mistakes and offers a solution to each.
    Highly informative and engaging. RECOMMENDED !
  • Preparing for Exponential Transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    Preparing for Exponential Transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    Francisco Palao, Co-Founder & CEO of ExO Lever Recorded: Oct 24 2018 61 mins
    We are living in a new age of exponential technologies that is impacting every industry and generating a new type of business: the Exponential Organization (ExO).

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Francisco Palao Reines, Co-Founder and CEO of ExO Lever for this free, one-hour webinar. During this webinar, you will learn how to transform an existing business into an ExO in order to navigate industry disruption and achieve exponential growth. You'll learn how organizations and institutions around the globe are overcoming resistance to change, leveraging on-demand staff, the power of the crowd, and innovative new technologies to build scalable, profitable, and wildly disruptive organizations.

    ABOUT FRANCISCO PALAO REINES

    Francisco Palao Reines is an award-winning entrepreneur who has inspired and advised organizations around the world to design and implement disruptive innovation strategies for various industries including energy, health, finance, retail, insurance, and more. Francisco, along with Salim Ismail, is the co-author of the book ‘Exponential Transformation’ which focuses on helping organizations to change and adapt their business models for external industry disruption.

    Currently, Francisco is the CEO of ExO Lever, a Global Transformation Ecosystem focused on supporting organizations, institutions and people to transform themselves for the current abundance-based environment. ExO Lever was co-founded by Francisco Palao Reines and Salim Ismail.
  • The Rise of Exponential Organizations (ExO)
    The Rise of Exponential Organizations (ExO)
    Salim Ismail, Co-Founder & Chairman of ExO Lever Recorded: Oct 24 2018 62 mins
    A new technology that scales quickly from one to a million users has become a common and straightforward phenomenon. Scaling an organization at exponential speed, however, is quite another matter. Organizational growth is usually linear—incremental and slow. In recent years, however, exponential organizations (ExOs) such as Oculus, Airbnb, WhatsApp, and DropBox have experienced dramatic growth trajectories and achieved multi-billion dollar valuations in just a few years.

    Unlike traditional businesses that combine assets and workforces within organizational boundaries, ExOs leverage the world around them, such as other people’s cars and spare rooms. In some cases, they are outperforming their competitors by as much as tenfold.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, for one of the most interesting presentations you will attend all year. Scott's special guest presenter is Salim Ismail, the best-selling author of Exponential Organizations, a sought-after business strategist, and a serial entrepreneur, having founded technology companies including Ångströ, which was acquired by Google in 2010. He is also the Founding Executive Director of Singularity University.

    Salim is a prolific speaker, having given more than 100 talks in 2017 to audiences of all sizes in 12 different countries. He has been profiled across a vast array of media outlets, including The New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, WIRED, Vogue, and the BBC.
  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Why Information Developers Should Care
    The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Why Information Developers Should Care
    Ray Gallon, The Transformation Society Recorded: Oct 24 2018 63 mins
    Major industries, backed by government initiatives, are promoting what has variously been called Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet, or — most appropriately— the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Many technological innovations have claimed that they will “change everything.” This one really will.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, for a presentation by Ray Gallon, co-founder of The Transformation Society, a research and consulting company focusing on the challenges of adaptation of organizations and leaders to digital transformation. In this webinar, we will examine why, and explore ideas of how, information developers can plan for, respond to, and take an important role in this revolution.

    We call this set of ideas Information 4.0.

    Attendees will learn:

    –What makes Industry 4.0 truly revolutionary?
    –Characteristics of Information 4.0
    –About volatile contexts and volatile information
    –Why documents are obsolete
    –What we know (and don’t know) about governance in Information 4.0

    ABOUT RAY GALLON

    Ray has over 40 years as a professional communicator, first as an award-winning radio producer and journalist, then in the technical content industries. His management experience includes a stint as program manager of WNYC-FM, New York City’s public radio station. Ray has always been interested in the meeting point between technology and culture, and has used his broad experience to advantage with companies such as IBM, General Electric HealthCare, Alcatel, 3M, and the OECD, as well as in smaller companies and startup enterprises. Ray is a university lecturer and a speaker at events throughout the world. He has contributed articles and chapters to many books and periodicals and is the editor of the recently published "Language of Technical Communication." (XML Press).
  • Q4 2018 BrightTALK Community Update - IT Security
    Q4 2018 BrightTALK Community Update - IT Security
    Dave Klein (GuardiCore) | Jay Beale (InGuardians) | Marija Atanasova (BrightTALK) Recorded: Oct 18 2018 62 mins
    Discover what's trending in the IT Security community on BrightTALK and how you can leverage these insights to drive growth for your company. Learn which topics and technologies are currently top of mind for security professionals and decision makers.

    Tune in with Dave Klein, Senior Director of Engineering & Architecture at GuardiCore and Marija Atanasova, Senior Content Manager for IT Security at BrightTALK, to discover the latest trends in the community, the reasons behind them and what to look out for in Q4 2018 and beyond.
    - Top trending topics in Q3 2018 and why
    - Key events in the community
    - Content security professionals care about
    - What's coming up in Q4 2018

    Audience members are encouraged to ask questions during the Live Q&A.

    Speakers:
    - Dave Klein, Sr. Director of Engineering & Architecture, GuardiCore
    - Jay Beale, Principal Security Consultant, CTO, and COO, InGuardians
    - Marija Atanasova, Sr. Content Strategist, BrightTALK
  • How To Get More Customers
    How To Get More Customers
    Peter Strohkorb Recorded: Oct 17 2018 54 mins
    B2B Sales and Marketing Growth Specialist Peter Strohkorb describes why and how every business now needs to apply push and pull selling techniques in order to win more customers.
    Peter will reveal the Ten Action Items you need to have in place to be successful.
  • BNY Mellon Customer Story
    BNY Mellon Customer Story
    Adam Koster, VP, Marketing Automation at BNY Mellon Recorded: Oct 16 2018 3 mins
    BrightTALK Customer BNY Mellon, represented by Adam Koster talks about how our content marketing and demand Generation platform has impacted their business and increased ROI.
  • The Value of Visuals: How Visuals Can Unlock Dramatic Savings in Productivity
    The Value of Visuals: How Visuals Can Unlock Dramatic Savings in Productivity
    Ryan Knott, Public Relations Specialist at TechSmith Recorded: Oct 11 2018 53 mins
    We've all seen statistics suggesting people process and engage better with visual content over text. But what does the science actually say? In 2018, TechSmith embarked on a first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of visual communication in the workplace. The results are eye-opening to say the least. Using opinion data, scientific research, and economic modeling, the new study reveals how businesses are discouraging employee engagement and leaving productivity on the table. The study also points to solutions to fix these challenges.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Ryan Knott, Public Relations Specialist for TechSmith Corporation, for this free one-hour webinar. Attendees will learn what their employees really want in their workplace communications, how visual content helps people perform better, and just how easy it can be to add more visual content to workplace communications.

    ABOUT RYAN KNOTT

    Ryan Knott has more than 20 years of experience managing communications and content strategy, public relations, social media, and media relations. He joined the TechSmith team in 2016, and previously worked at nonprofits, the Michigan Department of Education, and as a coach, communications director, and announcer, for a number of Michigan roller derby teams. Ryan is passionate about creating content that communicates clearly, engages audiences, and inspires action.
  • Data Analytics are Changing Marketing Forever
    Data Analytics are Changing Marketing Forever
    Melanie Turek,Fellow & Vice President, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Oct 4 2018 36 mins
    With the rise of mobile and social, customers are more knowledgeable and empowered than ever. Their ability to access and share information anytime and anywhere gives them enormous control over their interactions with the companies they do business with—and they know it. As a result, they expect data-driven, personalized interactions at every stage of the marketing and sales funnel. One way marketers can adjust for the new normal is by leveraging big data and analytics—along with artificial intelligence, mixed reality and machine learning.
  • The Data-Driven CMO: Master Marketing Attribution With Search-Driven Analytics
    The Data-Driven CMO: Master Marketing Attribution With Search-Driven Analytics
    Scott Holden, Chief Marketing Officer, ThoughtSpot Recorded: Oct 4 2018 60 mins
    Join CMO, Scott Holden, in a live webinar to learn how his team has mastered marketing attribution with ThoughtSpot’s search-driven analytics. Using ThoughtSpot, Scott’s entire marketing team can now analyze all their marketing data in one place without waiting weeks.
    We'll cover:
    - Top data sources and key metrics to include when building out your marketing analytics program
    - Best practices for transform your team into a data-driven marketing masters
    - How search-driven analytics is enabling the entire marketing team to analyze attribution without a team of data scientists
  • Marketing Attribution:  Uncovering the Truths & How to Get There?
    Marketing Attribution: Uncovering the Truths & How to Get There?
    JoAnne McDougald, Advisor, Expert Marketing Advisors & Deirdre Mahon, Advisor, Expert Marketing Advisors Recorded: Oct 4 2018 54 mins
    Attribution is no easy thing for today's marketeer. Everyone in the business is asking "what's the repeatable sales cycle and number of touches our buyer takes to get a deal over the line". Finance puts pressure on teams to report in near real-time what's working and what's not and without answers budgets are held up. Sales teams need to personalize outbound efforts so they can efficiently engage the buyer but marketing needs to guide what content and what channels work best.

    Navigating the maze of attribution is both a qualitative and quantitative undertaking and unless you have the tech stack fully integrated, you may be missing key pieces of the puzzle. As daunting as it can be there is a step by step approach to follow and over time you achieve clarity. Join this webcast to learn best practice approaches to becoming a fully attributed marketing engine.
  • Leveraging Real Behavioral Intent to Identify and Convert Your Buyers
    Leveraging Real Behavioral Intent to Identify and Convert Your Buyers
    Val-Pierre Genton, VP Product Marketing, BrightTALK Recorded: Oct 4 2018 56 mins
    When you think of your customers as a jumble of demographics and lead scores, it's easy to miss the critical intent indicators that help you understand their pain points and needs on a deeper, more human level. For those of you who have started using intent signals to prioritize accounts or leads, you're likely challenged by the fact that anonymzed data without any context around where the engagement happened and for how long, makes it hard to turn intent signal into business growth. Discover the behavioral indicators that signal real intent for identifying and converting your ideal accounts and buyers. Learn how to use them to boost content and demand marketing success.

    In B2B marketing, acquiring and inspiring prospects and customers can feel like a frustrating guessing game, but that doesn't have to be the case. Join BrightTALK's very own Val-Pierre Genton for a dialogue on one of the most important topics in marketing. You'll walk away from this session with insights on:
    Truly defining your audience. We'll look beyond cookie-cutter personas and help you get into the mindset of your buying committee.
    Tapping into the intent signals that really matter via proprietary, first-party data and key sources that give you the full picture.
    Putting it all together. Turn intent into engagement in a few steps.
  • Can your data infrastructure support AI marketing?
    Can your data infrastructure support AI marketing?
    Rolf Schromgens, CEO, Trivago Recorded: Oct 3 2018 62 mins
    Are you AI-ready? You need to be. Artificial intelligence marketing applications are delivering on their promise to source new insights to grow your business fast, AI technology is becoming available to any company looking for a competitive edge, and now’s the time to move, if you want to stay ahead of the curve.

    But the challenge is not just in defining an AI strategy; it requires developing the infrastructure to support it.

    Should you be developing in-house, or look to available technology and collaborate with outside experts? Keep deployment on-premise, or reach for the cloud? Can your current infrastructure, from server performance to processing power, stand up to the demands of increasingly complex AI applications?

    Get ready to level up your marketing strategy with AI, advance your technological capabilities in smart, strategic ways, learn how to make sure your next infrastructure move helps you exploit the AI advantage and more when you join this VB Live event!

    Register for free!

    Attend this webinar and learn:
    * How to tell if your marketing and IT departments are AI-ready
    * The fundamentals of an AI-driven infrastructure
    * The role of clean, definable data goals in successful AI implementation
    * How to scale the AI workload

    Speakers:
    * Andrew Malinow, PhD., Principal Data Scientist, Zylotech
    * Rolf Schromgens, CEO, Trivago
    * Sherif Mityas, Chief Experience Officer, TGI Friday's
    * Michele Goetz, Principal Analyst, Forrester
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by Zylotech
  • LogRhythm Customer Story
    LogRhythm Customer Story
    Christina Phillips, Senior Manager of Marketing Operations, LogRhythm Recorded: Oct 2 2018 2 mins
    BrightTALK customer LogRhythm, represented by Christina Phillips talks about how our content marketing and demand generation platform has impacted their business and increased ROI.
  • Key Marketing Metrics that Score Big with the C-Suite
    Key Marketing Metrics that Score Big with the C-Suite
    Christa Tuttle, CEO, Launch Marketing Recorded: Oct 2 2018 47 mins
    Senior executives are more fluent in analytics and spreadsheets now than ever before, and they
    want regular reporting on their return on investment. So, how do you determine which analytics
    are the most valuable to share with your C-level staff?
    For C-Suite decision makers, interest in metrics comes down to understanding the ROI on their
    marketing dollar investment. In this presentation, Christa Tuttle, CEO of Launch Marketing,
    breaks down the most important elements of tracking customer acquisition cost (CAC), lifetime
    customer value and marketing generated revenue to make sure you are armed and ready to
    demonstrate the value of your marketing programs.
  • Design Thinking and Content Strategy
    Design Thinking and Content Strategy
    Buck Bard Recorded: Sep 27 2018 56 mins
    Design thinking may conjure up images of groundbreaking products like the iPod, Tesla, and Uber, but design thinking is just an innovation tool that can be applied to most any process. Design thinking isn’t just for product design; it can transform your content strategy.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Buck Bard, Content Strategist and Chief Harbinger of Canary Works, for this free one-hour webinar. Learn how you can use design thinking to transform your content strategy from someone who does it every day.

    Attend this webinar to learn what design thinking is by learning its parts; to learn how design thinking can be applied to the process of developing and executing on your content strategy, and discover some free and easy to use tools that you can start using today.

    ABOUT BUCK BARD

    Buck Bard is the Chief Harbinger at Canary Works. He has been designing and delivering innovative learning solutions for over 25 years. Canary Works was created to promote Innovation, Digital Transformation, and Design Thinking. Through a series of experiential workshops, we help guide organizations discover and draw a roadmap to possible futures. We work with teams and individuals to find the intersections of the strengths of their cultures and their strategic goals, using sound learning principles.
  • Secrets to Digital Advertising from Marketo
    Secrets to Digital Advertising from Marketo
    Scott Minor, Online Marketing Program Manager, Marketo and Favian Castillo, Digital Marketing Specialist, Marketo Nov 27 2018 10:00 am UTC 30 mins
    How does Marketo get the most out of their own search and social advertising campaigns? Join Scott Minor, Online Marketing Program Manager, and Favian Castillo, Digital Marketing Specialist, as they spill the beans on their paid strategy at Marketo.

    You'll learn Marketo's secrets to:

    - Targeting, user experience, and tracking
    - Measuring success/ROI by program, campaign, and individual ads
    - Retargeting, ABM campaigns & more!
  • Q4 2018 BrightTALK Community Update - Investment Management
    Q4 2018 BrightTALK Community Update - Investment Management
    Simon Mott, Marketing Director, Han ETF| Ryan Ross Nov 29 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Ryan Ross and Simon Mott, Director of Marketing at Han ETF, discuss updates in the investment management industry, and how to create a killer webinar-based marketing plan.
  • Make Your Messaging Matter: B2B Messaging That Generates Leads and Closes Deals
    Make Your Messaging Matter: B2B Messaging That Generates Leads and Closes Deals
    Christa Tuttle, CEO, Launch Marketing Dec 4 2018 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Sales is great at speaking with prospects, uncovering their particular needs and pain points, and making adjustments on the fly based on what is resonating and what isn’t during a conversation. However, your website, marketing collateral and revenue marketing campaigns can’t make these same real-time adjustments based on body language, questions and other customer feedback—whatever potential customers see is what they get.

    As the B2B landscape shifts and buyers do an increasing amount of research on their own, it’s more important than ever for tech execs to prioritize strong B2B messaging so they clearly articulate the value prop and compel prospects to engage. In this presentation, Christa Tuttle, CEO of Launch Marketing will guide participants through strategic approaches and best practices for building company messaging that gets right to the heart of what customers need and triggers revenue-generating actions.
  • How to Grow Marketing Impact, Not Impressions
    How to Grow Marketing Impact, Not Impressions
    Jordan Con, Product Marketing Manager, Bizible and Lizzy Funk, Demand Generation, Marketo Dec 5 2018 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    How to efficiently maximise real impact in a data-driven marketing world.

    All too often, marketers get caught up in their channel-specific metrics – clicks and impressions for display and social media, clicks and opens for email, attendees for events etc. But whether you’re a marketing leader or channel manager, what really matters – and what you want to optimize for – is the impact each marketers has.

    In this webinar, featuring marketing leaders from Bizible and Marketo, we’ll discuss how marketers can engage, measure and optimise their efforts to make sure they’re making a real impact, not just serving impressions.
  • Let's Talk Cybersecurity
    Let's Talk Cybersecurity
    Scott Abel, Tonie Flores, M.K. Palmore, and Keyaan Williams Dec 11 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    All systems have weaknesses – places where a determined attacker has the potential to breach security and either disrupt your organization or steal your data. Defending your organization and its digital assets starts with understanding your vulnerabilities. Therefore, cybersecurity planning must begin with a solid understanding of the places where your systems, processes, and staff are vulnerable to attack.

    The single weakest part of any system is the people who use it. People are vulnerable to a wide range of exploits, including social engineering attacks such as phishing, which attempt to fool people into revealing passwords or other sensitive information, to insider threats, where employees take advantage of their position to breach security.

    Some of the highest profile security breaches, including the hacking of email messages from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 US elections, have happened because users were fooled by a spear phishing attack – an attack that uses a personalized email message to lure a reader into revealing login information or clicking on a link to malware. Once the hackers gained access to the DNC system, they were able to install tools that allowed them to retrieve email messages and other data.

    Cyberattacks can come from software, hardware, and people. Business professionals must defend against attacks from all of these sources. Although it may seem out of your control, you are not helpless against cyberattacks. There are things you can do to help protect your digital assets.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, for a discussion about cybersecurity with Toni Flores, editor of “The Language of Cybersecurity," M.K. Palmore, Senior Federal Law Enforcement Executive for the FBI, and cyberdefense specialist, Keyaan Williams of Cyber Leadership and Strategy Solutions, LLC. We’ll discuss the current state of cyber warfare and help you understand a variety of vulnerabilities, exploits, defenses and controls.
  • Structured Writing Practices to Improve Cognition for Both Man and Machine
    Structured Writing Practices to Improve Cognition for Both Man and Machine
    Rob Hanna Dec 12 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The future of technical communication demands greater precision, knowledge, and discipline in how we create content across an omnichannel universe. It also requires better collaborative writing practices that will meet the need for faster delivery of information. The precision we require involves working with more granular content containing richer metadata. The topic becomes a container for these blocks of reusable content. Each block of content is written to evoke the intended reader response for that content. While these smaller blocks of content require more discipline, they are ultimately easier to write as they are more tightly focused on the need for that information.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Rob Hanna, President at Precision Content Authoring Services, for this free one-hour session. Rob will look at some of the writing and analysis techniques they use at Precision Content to enable content for both the present and future—man and machine.

    Attendees will learn to see content differently from the perspective of:
    –Language Arts for Information vs. Language Arts for Personal Response
    –Four cognitive principles for analyzing and organizing information for better comprehension, and
    –Information typing and how it relates to defining the intended reader response for that content.
  • Outsourcing: Necessary Evil or Valued Partner?
    Outsourcing: Necessary Evil or Valued Partner?
    Jennifer Kaufman and Debbie Roemer Dec 12 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Adding a vendor to your staffing model can be a strategic move if you need to reduce budget, deliver new content types, scale fast, or co-locate writers in new geographies.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guests, Jennifer Kaufman a Senior Content Services Manager at NetApp, and Debbie Roemer, a highly experienced content consultant, for this free, one-hour webinar. Jennifer and Debbie will talk about how to find the right vendor, plan for the engagement, and nurture the relationship. You'll learn how to plan for success when building a mixed team of vendor and staff content creators.
  • The Value of Visual Content and a Simplified User Interface
    The Value of Visual Content and a Simplified User Interface
    Daniel Foster Dec 13 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    It can be difficult to onboard users to new and complex interfaces and workflows. New research shows that images and video enhance understanding and retention of complex information and tasks and can even increase productivity, but software often changes quickly and requires regular updates and localization. How can we leverage the power of visual communication without having to constantly localize new visual content?

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Daniel Foster, Strategy Lead for TechSmith, for this free one-hour webinar. Daniel will show you how a Simplified User Interface helps you create powerful and useful images to help your users better understand your content, while extending its shelf life and often eliminating the need for localization.
  • The State of Technical Communication: 2019
    The State of Technical Communication: 2019
    Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler Dec 13 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, in The State of Technical Communication 2019 webinar for a review of the troubles, trends, tools, and technologies impacting technical communication teams around the globe.

    Scott will share high-level results from our annual Technical Communication Industry Benchmarking Survey. Attendees will receive a complimentary summary of the survey results.
  • Turning Structured Content into 'How To' Videos
    Turning Structured Content into 'How To' Videos
    Wouter Maagdenberg, TXTOmedia Dec 13 2018 9:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Structured content is an ideal starting place for creating and producing rich media in bulk. A new technology created by TXTOmedia transforms this native and localized written documentation into rich media, such as animation, live-action video, and interactive visuals in an automated, fast, and cost-effective way — enabling versioning and respecting existing workflow processes within large organizations.

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    Takeaways:

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    – Rich media creation is no longer a painful manual and disconnected process
    –Technical publications become more vital for sales.

    ABOUT WOUTER MAAGDENBERG

    Wouter Maagdenberg started his career in 1996 with a specialized web agency for the media, music and sports industry in Amsterdam. He focussed on streaming media and continued to develop rich media software. In 2011 he sold his technology company to SDL. Today, Wouter focuses on the auto-creation of video and other rich media content. His company TXTOmedia delivers solutions to transform existing content into rich media such as animations and video for today's screens, AR and VR. 
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    Tip #1 — This key ingredient, often missing, can derail the credibility of your case study.
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