Three editors manage 4,000 documents for 100,000 product variants with SCHEMA ST4

Of the 22 technical writers at SEW-EURODRIVE, three editors deliver 4,000 customer-specific instruction manuals for a particular product line every year. That's an average of 11 manuals a day. For a product portfolio that contains over 100,000 variants, is this even possible? As Anne Kuhsen from SEW-EURODRIVE showed us at the SCHEMA Conference: Yes, it... Continue Reading →

SCHEMA CDS as a central distribution system at INNIO Jenbacher

Digitalising information processes is the topic on everyone’s lips at the moment. In our industry, it manifests itself under the banner of ‘Information 4.0’ and it’s now hard to imagine life without it. Austrian machinery manufacturer INNIO Jenbacher is a striking example of what is possible in the area of digitalisation today. With the help... Continue Reading →

Callout Your Content

In its different versions, SCHEMA ST4 contains some useful tools: from Page Layout Designer, with which you can create layouts for print publications, and the Online Media Designer for multimedia outputs, to our workflow engine, which you can use to automate your authoring processes. Today's blog article is about the Callout Designer, which is included... 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 →

The ST4 project configurator – retrieving and publishing content automatically

On Tuesday of next week, the tekom annual conference will get underway in Stuttgart. At the conference we will be presenting the latest version of our component content management system – ST4 2017. Today I want to tell you about one of the most exciting new features: the project configurator. In general terms, it reduces... Continue Reading →

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