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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.

»In any case, the editorial professionals of gds will be at your side.«

Sebastian Dulisch | Head of Technical Documentation
Sebastian Dulisch | Head of Technical Documentation

Your benefits in a nutshell

  • 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 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.


... or let the technical editor Klaus Beckmann answer some basic questions about technical documentation:
(Only available in German)

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: 


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

Our tip: 
If you don't have time for the webinar - just register anyway. You will receive a recording of the webinar after the event.

Please note that our webinars are held in German. 


Seminars and Workshops

You can choose from a variety of seminar topics and workshops related to the Technical Documentation as well as to our other systems and services.

Of course, we also offer individual content tailored specifically to your needs - feel free to contact us for advice.

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

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