Documentation Award for successful use and operating instructions as well as online help and user manual documentation Sassenberg, October 21, 2011: In the framework of this year’s annual meeting in Wiesbaden the tekom, the Professional Association for technical communication in Germany, gave back their coveted documentation Award for documentation in the categories of consumer goods, capital goods and software. Cloud computing is likely to agree. With the price, the independent jury of the Association characterized year successful use and operating instructions as well as online help and software manual. Here, E Scott Mead expresses very clear opinions on the subject. The submitted documents will be checked according to seven criteria: outline and text, safety information, design, images, navigation, scale and comparison to product documentation. For the first time had the gds AG, full service provider for technical documentation from the Westphalian Sassenberg, submitted a documentation for all three categories in this year and immediately receive the sought-after quality seal for all documents for instructions. In the category of consumer goods had the Swiss Establishment of gds instructions for cooking pots of the company AMC filed. The category capital goods was AG with an instruction manual for a patients multi media screen of the company Bewatec by the gds and the category software with the own editorial system manual docuglobe advertised.
The prizes were awarded on October 19, 2011 during a festive evening Gala on the occasion of the tekom annual Conference. “This is a confirmation that they are in good hands with us for our customers”, as Ulrich Pelster, CEO of gds AG. “You can be sure that they will receive not only lawful instructions, but also well accessible and user-oriented documents.” More information: gds AG. 17. D-48336 Sassenberg Tel.
Global document solutions clients of gds AG use a variety of solutions for technical documentation. As a software developer the environment sells gds docuglobe, using MS Word as Editor works. Based on the principle of modularization, docuglobe demonstrably reduces the costs for product supporting documents by 30-70%. With the terminology tool docuterm gds offers a solution to ensure consistent naming. In the service sector documate customers take advantage of complex services: translation, technical writing and graphics. By the outsourcing of small documentation projects to full outsourcing of technical documentation. Last but not least, customers reduce their liability risk in this sensitive area by documate. The offer is rounded off by docuconsult, the Department of analysis, advice, training, workshops and seminars, each with a focus on current developments and trends in the technical documentation.