• Technical Documentation

Technical Documentation

Key to Customer Satisfaction and Liability Security

Technical specialists with decades of experience for your documentation

Technological, industry-specific experience is of immense importance in editorial processes. gds can provide you with specialists from a wide variety of industries – for the most complex system documentation to the most straightforward consumer product.

Your benefits

  • You boost the quality of your documentation
  • You increase your financial flexibility and your flexibility in terms of time
  • You reduce your fixed costs
  • You reduce editing and translation expenses by up to 40%
  • You increase the legal security of your technical documentation and reduce your liability risk
  • You protect yourself considerably against damage claims
  • You take advantage of a comprehensive project management system for complex, multilingual projects
Operating manuals, user’s manuals, maintenance instructions, training instructions and servicing instructions, data sheets or spare parts lists and product catalogs, all in conformity with directives – gds researches, prepares, documents, designs and formats the information, in all required languages. Predefined layouts and editing guidelines are accurately harmonized with customer-specific processes.

When creating graphics, illustrations, exploded diagrams and 3D animations, utilize the expertise of gds as a reliable element for your company.

Benefit from the advantages of a content management system

We use the tools you specify to produce your documentation. gds has specialized users at its disposal for almost all relevant tools in the technical documentation field.

Alternatively, we can offer to set up your documents in one of our editorial systems, allowing you to benefit from all the advantages of an editorial system without having to purchase it first.

Benefit from XML-based content in the XR editorial system or on the basis of content created with MS Word in the docuglobe editorial system. The modularization, standardization and structuring of your documents in the editorial system ensures the reuse of contents across all languages, therefore maximizing your cost savings.

Requesting, managing and tracking projects online

E-mail is so last year – gds provides you with an Internet portal that ensures quick, easy and transparent execution of customer service projects. You are therefore always kept up-to-date on how the project is progressing.

You set the project type, activity and delivery deadline and receive an offer within a very short time. Tasks can be created and assigned to the individual projects. Data is uploaded and downloaded quickly and in an uncomplicated fashion.

Webinars, seminars and workshops

You want to learn more about this topic? Take advantage of our free webinars as of our seminars and workshops on this topic: 

Webinars

The 60-minute webinars are free of charge. Please register at least 15 minutes beforehand.

Please note that most of our webinars are held in German.

Currently we don't offer specific webinars.

Please come back later or click the following button to inform yourself about our webinars on a variety of other topics. 

Seminars and workshops

All seminars take place from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. The registration fee is €380 plus VAT per person and includes beverages and a joint lunch.

The minimum number of participants is 5 persons. Please register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. specifying your name, your company, the name of the seminar, its location and date.

Apart from the seminars and workshops listed below, we also offer individually tailored contents and dates. 

Please note that our seminars are currently only available in German.

 

18. Juli 2018 | Die Technische Redaktion

Ort: gds, Sassenberg

Inhalte:

• Von der Konstruktion zur Betriebsanleitung
• Struktur und Aufbau von Handbüchern
• Inhalte zielgruppengerecht darstellen
• Übersetzungsgerechtes Schreiben
• Arbeiten nach Redaktionsleitfaden

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29. August 2018 | Illustration, 3D und Bildbearbeitung

Ort: Ovidius, Berlin

Inhalte:

• Kriterien für die Auswahl "Foto oder Illustration"
• CAD-Zeichnungen für Handbücher verwenden
• Integration des Corel Designer in das Redaktionssystem docuglobe
• Illustrationen erstellen
• Fotobearbeitung für die Technische Dokumentation

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10. Oktober 2018 | Sachfotografie in der Technischen Dokumentation

Ort: Ovidius, Berlin

Inhalte:

• Die richtige Kamera für den jeweiligen Zweck
• Einstellungen & Co.
• Blitzen und Ausleuchten
• Objektfotografie
• Der praktische Teil

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19. Dezember 2018 | Word für Poweruser

Ort: gds, Sassenberg

Inhalte:

• Strukturierte, umfangreiche Dokumente mit Word erstellen
• Dokumenten- und Formatvorlagen richtig einsetzen
• Arbeitsumgebung definieren
• Add-Ins und Co.
• Makros als "kleine Helfer" im Tagesgeschäft
• u. v. m.

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