Is working with a Component Content Management System really easier?

Do I implement a Content Management System, yes or no? We are often asked this somewhat philosophical question, so we now want to provide a more specific answer. Imagine two technical writers working together in a team in a medium-sized organisation. We’ll call them Thomas and Katherine. Both of them are responsible for the documentation... Continue Reading →

Who needs metadata anyway?

Metadata is a hot topic in technical documentation and is regularly discussed in presentations, articles and blog posts like this one. Interest in metadata in our industry therefore cannot be ignored, but why is this? Buzz words like “intelligent content”, “Industry 4.0”, “content delivery”, “PI class”, “iiRDS” and “artificial intelligence” are on everyone's lips. These... Continue Reading →

SCHEMA and DAIKIN – smart meets cool

What do SCHEMA and your weekend shopping have in common? – It’s simple: When you reach into that refrigerator in the comfortable air-conditioned supermarket, it’s very likely to contain several pieces of DAIKIN technology. DAIKIN is the world’s leading manufacturer of heat pumps, ventilation systems and air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. The multinational Japanese company with... Continue Reading →

Automatic consistency between documentation and development? BIOTRONIK shows you how

When creating software documentation, one thing's for sure: ensuring that interface terms in the software match the technical documentation presents a particular challenge for technical writers. If a term changes on the software interface, it must also be changed in the documentation. The same applies to adjustable values on the software interface, which are often... Continue Reading →

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