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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…

How to warn – a skill that has to be learnt

One of the most important objectives of an instruction manual is to ensure that the product is used safely. This comes as no great surprise, as no one wants to cause any damage when using a product, neither do they…

Save real money with workflows

Authoring work is fun! Optimising and structuring content, modelling content management, refining the layout: this type of work is varied and absorbing. However, there are also recurring activities that are associated with many repeated steps, such as checking whether node…

Take the quiz – Austrian Federal Railways implements gamification solution with SCHEMA ST4

Mr Schauer, would you like to begin by briefly describing your role at Austrian Federal Railways? Gladly. I have worked for Österreichische Bundesbahnen Personenverkehr AG (ÖBB – Austrian Federal Railways) since 1988. In 2004, I moved to our head office…

What’s new in ST4 2020

A few days ago, we released SCHEMA ST4 2020, providing you with a brand-new version of our content management system. We have added several helpful features to ST4 while also improving the performance. In this blog post we will introduce…

SCHEMA Conference 2020 Goes Online

Are you working from home as well? We are, for the most part. Together, we have decided to spend this crisis in quarantine in order to contain the virus and protect risk groups. This also led to us to recently…

Automated image legends using callout labels

Labelling images and creating image legends are frequently recurring tasks facing technical writers. With SCHEMA ST4’s Callout Designer, we have already simplified image labelling considerably, and in ST4 2020 we are expanding its functionality once again: the new “callout labels” feature…

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…

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…

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…

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