Competition Winners 2019-2020

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2019-2020 STC Alliance Competition Winners

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STC Alliance 2019-2020 competition badge: Best of ShowSTC Alliance 2019-2020 competition badge: DistinguishedSTC Alliance 2019-2020 competition badge: ExcellenceSTC Alliance 2019-2020 competition badge: Merit

Congratulations to all the winners in the STC Alliance Competition!

Winners will receive their award letters and award certificates by mail from the STC Alliance Competition Committee.

Winners of the STC Alliance Competition are entitled to display the appropriate competition award badge to promote their award in resumes, press releases, company publications, and on websites, or copies of the winning piece. Download the Alliance Competition Award Badges 2019 to present.

Awards & Entry Statistics

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The first column shows the category. The second column shows the number of awards. The third column shows the percentage.

Category Awards Percentage
Total entries:
Total award winners:
Distinguished:
Excellence:
Merit:
61
42
4
15
23
 
69
7
25
38

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List of All STC Alliance Competition Winners

Winning Entries

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The first column shows the entry title, the second column shows the contributors to the entry, and the third column shows the name of their company.

Entry title Contributors Company
Best of Show
Best of Show candidates exhibit the ideal for their category. They are not judged against each other; they are judged solely against established standards for their respective documentation type. Of the Distinguished entries nominated for Best of Show, the entry that comes closest to the ideal for its category is the Best of Show.

Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 14th Edition

BICSI Technical Information and Methods Committee
TDMM 14th Edition Revision Team
BICSI World Headquarters

BICSI, Tampa, FL
Distinguished Technical Communication
An entry that wins an award of Distinguished Technical Communication is clearly superior in all areas. The entry contains no major flaws and few, if any, minor flaws. It applies the principles of technical communication in an outstanding way, particularly the way that it anticipates and fulfills the needs of its audience.

Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 14th Edition

BICSI Technical Information and Methods Committee, TDMM 14th Edition Revision Team, BICSI World Headquarters

BICSI, Tampa, FL

Boomi User Guide

Christi Guzik, Jon Brams, Emily Krueger, Kyle Vargo, Mark Sellings, John W. George, Anne Gibson, Chris Bienick

Dell Boomi, Chesterbrook, PA

Chemical, Nuclear,Dams and Critical Manufacturing Sector Profiles

Kendra Chappell, Nexight Group; Jason Pearlman, Nexight Group; Mel Anton, Nexight Group; Stephanie Spaulding, Nexight Group; Lindsay Pack, Nexight Group; Annie Best, Nexight Group; and Bill Schweigart, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dept. of Homeland Security by Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD

Earth@Night

Douglas Bennett, Sally J. Bensusen, Kristen J. Erickson, Michael J. Falkowski, Michael H. Freilich, Emily M. Furfaro, Steven M. Graham, James L. Green, Heather H. Hanson, Grey M. Hautaluoma, Mitchell K. Hobish, Winnie H. Humberson, Marit A. Jentoft-Nilsen, Jack A. Kaye, Deborah F. McLean, Kevin W. Miller, Amy K. Moran, Kirsten D. Petree, Steven E. Platnick, Miguel O. Román, Ranjay M. Shrestha, Eleanor C. Stokes, Alan B. Ward, and Thomas H. Zurbuchen

NASA, Greenbelt, MD
Excellence
An entry that wins an award of Excellence consistently meets high standards in all areas. The entry might contain a single major flaw or a few minor flaws. The entry demonstrates an exceptional understanding of technical communication principles.

ConnectWise Identify User Documentation

Marshall Wright, Abbie Tioseco

ConnectWise, Tampa, FL

Customer Education website

Sarah Buccellato, Frances Gambino, Nancy Silva, Mike Florkowski, Tomasz Boguszewski, Anup Sharma, Grace Lee

Information Builders, New York, NY

Making Our Roads Safer One Countermeasure at a Time

Michelle Neuner, Laurie Widman

Leidos, Reston, VA

Medidata's Dashboard 2019.1.0 Knowledge Space

Matthew Muscat

Medidata Solutions, Islin, NJ

Rave Omics Knowledge Space

Jonathon Wilson

Medidata Solutions, New York, NY

MEDS Ingestor

Graham Foster

Medidata, a Dassault Systemes company, New York, NY

Study Management Knowledge Space

Anita Gossett, Lelia Livadas

Medidata, a Dassault Systemes Company, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Skin Health

Susan V. Bershad, MD (Editor); John Justin David (Senior Editorial Advisor); Yvonne Meyers (Managing Editor); Joyce Weiner, Hallets Cove Studio (Designer); Mark G. Lebwohl, MD (President, Editorial Board); Brian J. Abittan, MD (Author); Saakshi Khattri, MBBS, MD (Author); Harry Meister (Author); Alice Bendix Gottlieb, MD, PhD (Author)

Mount Sinai Health System, Montclair, NJ

Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact: Strategic Plan

Julianne Puckett, Nexight Group; Sarah Lichtner, Nexight Group; Annie Best, Nexight Group; Lindsay Pack, Nexight Group; Melissa West, Kidney Health Initiative

Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD

Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage: How to Strengthen the Capabilities of the Nation

Beth Slaninka, Nexight Group; Lindsay Kishter, Nexight Group; Kendra Chappell, Nexight Group; Annie Best, Nexight Group; Jim Carey, Nexight Group; Kate McClaskey, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Ginger Norris, US Department of Homeland Security

Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD

Technology Roadmap for Innovative Approaches to Renal Replacement Therapy

Julianne Puckett, Nexight Group; Sarah Lichtner, Nexight Group; Annie Best, Nexight Group; Lindsay Pack, Nexight Group; Melissa West, Kidney Health Initiative

Nexight Group, Silver Spring, MD

Genome Engineering for Materials Synthesis Workshop Report

Holly Haun, Stacey McCray, Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Judy Wyrick, Marissa Mills

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Customer-Centric Data Strategies Trailhead

Lance Santin, Kellie Carter

Salesforce, Oakton, VA

WFM Queue Analytics Quick Reference

Marie Mukarusine, Phoebe Forio, Gerry Mullen, Lisa Amitai

Verint Systems, Atlanta, GA

VR NxT Instruction Manual

Alessandra Frisullo (user & task analysis, document design, writing, draft illustrations, terminology),
Irene Mazzi (UI review, project management, publication plan)
Carmen Picca (final illustrations, page layout)
Alex Calanca (customer's engineer. Provided rough information and reviewed the document)

WRITEC Srl, Desenzano del Garda (BS), Italy
Merit
An entry that wins a Merit award consistently meets high standards in most areas. The entry might contain a small number of major or minor flaws, but it still applies technical communication principles in a highly proficient manner.

Solar Farm Feasibility Study

Tim Bugh, Miles Smith, Shauna Andersen Jones

AGEISS Inc., Cheyenne, WY

ICT Installation Practices Field Guide, Volume 2 – Copper Cabling, 1st Edition

BICSI World Headquarters, BICSI Technical Information & Methods Committee

BICSI, Tampa, FL

FleXinspect BC with SCOUT Technology Job Change & Inspection Setup Manual

Tom Beiswenger

Bucher Emhart Glass, Horseheads, NY

FleXinspect T Site Preparation & Installation Manual

Tom Beiswenger

Bucher Emhart Glass, Horseheads, NY

An Overview of Training and Development

Margaret Driscoll (co-author), Alison Piper (Editor), Char James-Tanny (miracle worker)

Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

ConnectWise Mobile Android Documentation

Abbie Tioseco

ConnectWise, Tampa, FL

ConnectWise Sell 2019 Release Notes

Jaclyn Vilardi

ConnectWise, Tampa, FL

ConnectWise Automate Web Computer Management Screen

Cameron Valentine, Abbie Tioseco

ConnectWise, Inc., Tampa, FL

Cassandra Query Language (CQL) quick reference

Ian Evans, Jamie Gillenwater, and Jason Price

DataStax, Taylors, SC

Welch Allyn Universal Mobile Stand Assembly Instructions

Laurie Fiaretti, Brad Hunt, Pete Bettis, Deanne LaFace

Hillrom Inc. Welch Allyn, Inc., Skaneateles Falls, NY

Spot Vision Screener Quick Reference

Sandra Craig, Kenneth Reid, Megan Schneider, Katie Coles, Roberta (Bobbi) Werner, Naomi Coufal

Hillrom Skaneateles, Skaneateles Falls, NY

HP VR 9.3 Megapixel Virtual Reality Headset QSP

Jamie West, Alexandra Jones, Valerie Krohn, Vanessa Vara, Gabriel Herbert, Carolyn Schuur

HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX

OMEN Gaming Chair Setup Instructions Poster

Nga Diep-Tran, Alexandra Jones, Valerie Krohn

HP, Inc., Kingwood, TX

Medidata Designer Knowledge Space

Danielle Heffernan

Medidata Solutions, a Dassault Company, New York, NY

MEDS Extractor

Graham Foster

Medidata, a Dassault Systemes company, New York, NY

Study Management Knowledge Space

Anita Gossett, Lelia Livadas

Medidata, a Dassault Systemes Company, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Genomic Science Program By the Numbers; FY 2018

Kris Christen, Stacey McCray, Biological and Environmental Research Information System

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Einstein Analytics Learning Adventure App

Phil Choi, Katherine Augustus, Manuel Castro, Lorie Barton, Jacqueline Moore

Salesforce, Oakton, VA

Reservoir Fluid Geodynamics and Reservoir Evaluation

Oliver C. Mullins, Stephany Siswanto Handoyo, Elsa Kapitan-White, Donald G. Daigle

Schlumberger, Houston, TX

Dresser MeterWare Software Manual

Veronica Bowman, Cristina Lancelot, Madeline Corb

Shea Writing and Training Solutions, Inc., Houston, TX

Dresser Model 10C25 Series K Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Manual

Veronica Bowman, Cristina Lancelot, Madeline Corb

Shea Writing and Training Solutions, Inc., Houston, TX

Professional Technical Writing: Advance Your Writing Skills

Ugur Akinci, Ph.D.

Technical Communication Center, Bethesda, MD

Getting Started with Interactions

Tamar Katz, Ryan Hargreaves, Itai Weinberg, Dan Wensel, Andy Campbell, Simon Ellis

Verint Systems, Atlanta, GA

Mobile Work View Use'’s Guide

Peggy Armstrong

Verint, Inc., Johns Creek, GA
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