Competition Winners—Alliance 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.

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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 User's Guide Peggy Armstrong Verint, Inc., Johns Creek, GA
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