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Industry 4.0 meets technical documentation

Industry 4.0 - buzzword, hype and everyone is talking about it. But what is behind all this? What does the digital networking of the industrial value chain mean and what are the consequences? more ...

Metadata for intelligent information and iiRDS

On November 13, 2017, Ulrike Parson gives a talk on "Metadata for modular information" at the tekom regional group in Hamburg. more ...

Marion Knebel and Mark Schubert give talk at DITA Europe Berlin

On October 31, 2017, Marion Knebel and Mark Schubert give a talk about "Expanding the metadata concept—iiRDS and DITA". more ...

Meet us at tcworld conference 2017

At this year's tcworld conference, parson participates with five presentations. We'll talk about intelligent informationen and iiRDS, documentation in GitHub and DITA. more ...

parson creates operating instructions for Boehringer Ingelheim

Since 2016, parson has been creating operating instructions and operating instruction templates and assisting with the internal documentation. more ...

parson participates in adjusting standards for software documentation

Since the beginning of 2015, Marion  Knebel, technical communicator at parson, works in the tekom project group "Software- Normung" (software standardization).

The project group, which was founded by the advisory board on standards and guidelines of tekom, the association for technical communication, will compare the current standards with the state of development and submit proposals for revision.

The key standards for software documentation are:

  • ISO IEC IEEE 26514: Systems and software engineering – requirements for designers and developers of user documentation
  • DIN EN 82079-1 (IEC 82079-1): Erstellen von Gebrauchsanleitungen – Gliederung, Inhalt und Darstellung – Teil 1: Allgemeine Grundsätze und ausführliche Anforderungen
  • ISO IEC IEEE 26515: Systems and software engineering – developing user documentation in an agile environment
  • ISO IEC IEEE 15289: Systems and software engineering – content of life-cycle information products (documentation)
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