• Technical Documentation

Technical Documentation

Timo Brinkmann | Leiter Technische Redaktion

"In case of staff shortage, the editorial professionals of gds will be at your side."

Timo Brinkmann | Leiter Technische Redaktion

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 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: 


Die 60-minütigen Webinare sind gebührenfrei. Die Anmeldung muss mindestens 15 Minuten vor Beginn erfolgen.

Unser Tipp:
Sollten Sie zum Webinartermin keine Zeit haben – melden Sie sich trotzdem an. Sie erhalten die Aufzeichnung des Webinars nach der Veranstaltung und können es sich dann in Ruhe anschauen, wenn es bei Ihnen zeitlich passt.


November 27, 2020, 10:00 a.m. | Standardisierung und Modularisierung in der Technischen Dokumentation

Dieses Webinar richtet sich an Einsteiger und Interessenten der Technischen Dokumentation.

Was sollte alles bei einer Standardisierung und Modularisierung beachtet werden und wie kann man solche Prozesse in einem Redaktionssystem abbilden?

  • Die einzelnen Phasen einer Standardisierung
  • Dokumente analysieren – aber richtig
  • Standardisierte Strukturen in einem Redaktionssystem definieren

Anschließend haben Sie per Chat die Möglichkeit, Fragen an uns zu richten.


Michael Pörschke | Technischer Redakteur | gds GmbH
Matthias Ettischer | Consultant | gds GmbH

Dezember 18, 2020, 10:00 a.m. | Expertenrunde zur DIN EN 20607 - Ein Rückblick

Detailed information follows.


Michael Pörschke | Technischer Redakteur (Senior) | gds GmbH
Ludger Bruns | Leiter Service Consulting/CMSE® – Certified Machinery Safety Expert, Certified PCO | gds GmbH
Lukas Laukötter | Kundenberater Vertrieb | gds GmbH

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.

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

Alternatively, you can of course also request individual content and dates tailored to your needs at any time. Contact us!


Please note that due to the current situation only online training courses are available. Various platforms such as Teams, Skype for Business, Teamviewer, GoToWebinar or GoToMeeting are provided for this purpose.

Depending on the requirements, the training courses can also be planned at short notice - please do not hesitate to contact us!

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