How to Avoid Structured Data Pitfalls

How to Avoid Structured Data Pitfalls

The technical publishing world has increasingly gravitated toward structured data concepts and tools over the past decade. From XML to DITA to component content management systems (CCMSs), the evolution continues thanks to savings in labor, improved accuracy, and optimized workflows afforded by structured data methodologies. While using structured data to publish technical documentation offers significant…

Looking Beyond Technology

Looking Beyond Technology: 3 Ways Equipment Manufacturers Stay Ahead

There’s no doubt. Technology can improve your manufacturing processes and productivity. In a fast-paced, always-on, always available – digital economy, staying ahead of the curve is essential to your success. The Lifespan of a Company According to the BBC News article, in the 1920s a companies lifespan spread out over 67 years. Today, a company’s lifespan…

LA Metro Save Thousands a Week in Labor Costs

Documoto’s Technology Saves Thousands A Week in Labor Costs For LA Metro What do 9.6 million people that live within a 1,433-square mile service area have in common? Transportation. When getting from point A to point B, breakdowns are not an option. Making accuracy for the mechanics at LA Metro, a network of 2,200 buses and 270 rail cars…

Avoid Downtime: Accurately Manage & Deliver Customer Equipment

For most companies in the construction, mining, or in agricultural industries, summer equals the busy season. This means, most worksites across the U.S. are at full capacity and their equipment is being used at full capacity, too. From custom-built rigs to standard machinery, the maintenance and repair of each worksite and its unique set of…

Accurately Make Changes To Parts Books & Manuals

Need to make a quick change or update to your parts book or manual? This scenario is pretty common for equipment manufacturers. It’s also one of the most difficult tasks for a technical publisher or digital parts service analyst to accomplish. Something that sounds so simple, can take up to four or five months just…