The major advantages of a component content management system in technical writing

Authoring processes can be optimised with a content management system, because such a tool provides efficient solutions for different application areas. Every technical writer benefits from the advantages of working with such a content management system, regardless of the fact that the exact situation will differ from company to company. We have summarised the main... Continue Reading →

Fully-automated Fabmatics – right through to technical writing with SCHEMA ST4

A robot arm precisely grips a component; a driverless mobile robot brings a product to its destination, where it is accurately sorted in a warehouse system – and all fully automatically. Welcome to the world of Fabmatics GmbH, a global specialist for the automation of material flows and processes in high-tech production cleanroom environments. The... Continue Reading →

Better review processes in technical writing

In technical writing, content naturally does not come out of nowhere. Ideally, it emerges in parallel with the product, thus incorporating functional and developmental changes as quickly as possible. To do this, technical writing needs to depart from the local domain and obtain information from people outside one’s own department, agree with them on what... Continue Reading →

Callout in Motion – Creating and managing interactive content directly in ST4

You may have heard about it in our report ahead of the tekom annual conference – Callout in Motion is a powerful new feature in ST4 2020 providing video and animation functions. Let's start by naming the two major benefits: Callout in Motion allows you to add interactive text, hotspots and graphic elements to pre-filmed... Continue Reading →

Technical writing on autopilot – workflows & SlimClient in ST4

When a company grows, the way its employees work together changes. Issues that could previously be resolved through the shortest channels now require clear processes to be established. Particularly when several departments are involved in a process, it is important that the different needs of the individual employees are taken into account. For day-to-day work... Continue Reading →

How-to videos in technical documentation – user expectations and possibilities

There's no doubt that how-to videos are gaining in popularity. Even back in 2016, a third of online video users reported that they watched instructional videos frequently or very frequently. Although this survey relates to leisure time and the private sphere, instructional videos also concern the technical communication sector. Instructional videos, how-to videos, maintenance videos...... Continue Reading →

Bosch turbos up – with SCHEMA ST4 as the component content management system for motorsport components

There's no denying that it was a true eye-catcher at the SCHEMA Conference: visitors to the Nuremberg exhibition centre were greeted by the sight of a bright orange Audi touring car parked right in front of the entrance. And with good reason, too. Many of the components inside this thoroughbred racer are supplied by Bosch... Continue Reading →

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