Information Development

    • technische kommunikation 3/2006/2006

      Ralf Robers: Everything from one source

      In the city of Konstanz on the shores of Lake Constance, Siemens AG manufactures equipment for sorting post. Also at the same location, a team of 16  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 206/2006

      Sissi Closs: DITA – a standard for TD?

      The abbreviation DITA stands for “Darwin Information Typing Architecture”, an information architecture based on XML. DITA is not a mere reinvention of  [...]

    • tk 2/06 2/06/2006

      Hans Holger Rath: Standards with a future

      About ten years ago, a handful of highly specialised consultants were trying with missionary zeal to establish SGML as the basic format in technical  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 2/06/2006

      Peter Oehmig: Better structuring and designing

      There is something to be learnt from the way a good architect works: before beginning with the planning, he takes a look at the site and the future  [...]

    • tk 1/2006 1/2006

      Reiner Schlenker: Rescue from the spate of modules

      How many modules can an authoring system take? Or, more importantly, how many can the user stomach? What is the ideal size for a module? These are  [...]

    • 2005

      Kaisa Kostiainen: Defining the CMS Requirements

      More and more companies have started viewing product documentation as a valuable information asset that can drive profits and productivity. In order  [...]

    • 2005

      Yves Rombauts: Enabling Mass Customization for your Technical Communication: a Paradigm Shift

      Today technical communication departments are facing the challenge of producing a continuously increasing volume of technical documentation. Indeed,  [...]

    • 2005

      Autumn Arbury: Standards-based publishing with XML, XSLT, XHTML and XSL-FO

      XML, the Extensible Markup Language recommendation by the W3C, separates content from processing. When you author XML, you describe your information  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2005

      Daniela Straub and Michael Fritz: A New Study Defines the CMS Environment

      What are the requirements of companies, and what can content management systems do – this was the question that the new tekom-study tried to explore.  [...]

    • MultiLingual 5/2005

      Addison P. Phillips: Web Services and Internationalization

      For the past few years, much attention has been paid to Web services. What are Web services? They are a new XML-based technology that allows computer  [...]

    • 2005

      Daniela Straub und Michael Fritz: Content Management – Strategic Challenge

      The volume of product-related information in companies is increasing by leaps and bounds. The reason is the growing multiplicity of products, software  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 3/2005

      Martin Ley: Simpler Maintenance Thanks to INDeT

      Advanced developments in information technology such as rapid rates of data transfer, multimedia and mobile input and output devices have given wings  [...]

    • Tagungsband 2004 FP 26/2004

      Margit Becher: Publishing with XML

      Server-side solutions for dynamically creating documents for various media demand a rather thorough knowledge of programming (for instance, in Java,  [...]

    • Tagungsband 2004 FP 25/2004

      Elmar Baumgart: New in the World of XML: Word 2003 - A Star or a Shooting Star?

      Die XML-Technologie ist eine Basis für SingleSourcing, die führende Experten als Marktstandard einschätzen. Schon heute arbeiten viele  [...]

    • Tagungsband 2004 FP 28/2004

      Gerhard Meier-Wiechert: Creating Technical Documents Under Conditions That are Undergoing a Sea Change

      Bulgaria, Slovenia, Lettland, Canada, China: heating products from Viessmann are used all over the world. And they are delivered in each country with  [...]

    • Tagungsband 2004 PP 2/2004

      Felix Speiser: Structuring Methods and Visualization Effects

      The large number of results obtained from a Google-search on the key words present in the title of this lecture shows the complexity of the material  [...]

    • Tagungsband 2004 WS 6/2004

      Ulrich Thiele: Using Acrobat Efficiently

      Can we imagine a post-Acrobat period? Can we at all recall the time when the PDF-Format was not there? There are alternatives to Word: but none for  [...]

    • 2004

      Jörg Ertelt: Quick Find

      The index is an alphabetically arranged set of keywords that helps in searching through documentation of all kinds based on the content. This is the  [...]

    • 2004

      Marcus Bollenbach: XML Publishing using FrameMaker – pragmatically, practically and efficiently

      One of the major hurdles while creating a structured application for FrameMaker (or even while introducing a structured Workflow in general) is the  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 4/2003

      Marcus Kesseler: XML out of a Toolkit

      Whether it is a user or a developer - the one who invests in technology and knowledge, opts for manufacturer and standards. With .NET Microsoft now  [...]