For print materials development, we use a version
of our milestone-based ADDIE process, which ensures input from
key players at the client
company while moving the main burden of development from your desks to
Our process for developing print materials includes
gathering information, developing an outline and layout design,
building a draft, asking a typical group of users to review it,
and then making final changes.
When we're done, we turn the files and other
materials over to you for long-term maintenance.
we need from you
Most documentation starts off from existing
materials - design specifications, user interface plans, etc. In
many cases, we can begin from the previous version of a printed manual and add/modify it from the existing base.
We'll review your materials, develop our questions, and then
rely on you for the answers.
By exchanging drafts, questions, and answers,
your new material will quickly take shape.
Document Management Systems
Creating documents is one thing - managing them
is quite another. Most technical documents have many authors, requiring
input from marketing, engineering, support, and other groups within
Who has the rights to modify the master document?
To check it out for review? To decide if a change needs to be
made? How do you know if the version you are working on is the
Document Management Systems can provide these
answers, and make sure that your document creation, revision, and
distribution are under control. We work with off-the-shelf products
to create these systems, applying our knowledge
management and information architecture skills to plan and
implement a system that is suited to your unique work environment.
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we provide Documentation solutions.