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Is a Component Content Management System Worthwhile?

If you’re thinking about introducing a component content management system (CCMS), you will of course want to know whether it’s worthwhile. An ROI (return on investment) analysis is an important supporting argument for convincing the management team to get on…

Does Your Technical Writing Department Need a Component Content Management System?

Sometimes the answer to the question “At what point do you need a component content management system?” is quite obvious: when the machine is ready faster than the associated operating manual; when the help system is two releases behind the…

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…

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…

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…

Why separate content, structure and layout?

Anyone in the authoring and documentation industry has undoubtedly heard of “separating content, structure and layout”. But what does it actually mean to separate the “content” from the “structure”? Is it complicated? And most importantly, why should you do it…

Miele Shows How It’s Done: Automating Layout Works

Content management and layout – until a short while ago, these were two quite separate disciplines at Miele. With the XML revolution and the successive move of content to SCHEMA ST4, day-to-day work changed. The resulting performance improvement in content…

On Some Aspects of Layout Automation and its Supplementation (Part 1)

Component content management systems solve many problems of automatic document production by separating content, structure and layout. Therefore the layout via templates can automatically be added to the layout neutral XML data. So far so good.

The Right Choice

Introducing a CMS is about more than just buying software. After all, the provider is just as important as the product. Choosing a CMS means deciding on a long-term partner. That’s why we would like to give you this opportunity…

ST4 in Small Technical Documentation Departments? – “For Us, It Was Definitely Worth the Effort!”

It’s evident that an expert tool such as SCHEMA ST4 is also well received in the world of small Technical Documentation departments, so we have asked another customer to tell us about his experience with ST4 in a “one-person Technical…

Automating terminology checks in SCHEMA ST4

“The support team just called. The latest issues of the maintenance manuals still contain old component names. It’s resulted in two customers withholding payments, so we need a new version fast!”. Sheer stress when it comes to technical authoring! We…

Christmas workflow wonderland: quality assurance for a happy holiday season

Ever heard of Santa Chaos? He runs his own Christmas workshop and would love nothing more than to take over the reins from Santa Claus. To see whether he has a chance of achieving his goal, let’s compare their working…

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