Bill of Materials Types – SAP Business One

SAP describe the different Bill of Material types in this article. “The Production Bill of Materials represents a finished product (parent )made up of different inventory components (children).

MadCap X-Edit — Software for Short Technical Documents

I’ve used different MapCap technical authoring tools over the years, so this new release comes as a nice surprise. It’s aimed at technical writers, especially those who write shorter technical documents. It does not have the full set of features you get with MapCap Flare or MapCap Blaze but it’s worth a look.

Case Study – AVST streamline delivery of documentation with MadCap Flare

This case study describes how Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) significantly streamlined its delivery of documentation and training materials with MadCap Flare.

Case Study – AVST streamline delivery of documentation with MadCap Flare

This case study describes how Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) significantly streamlined its delivery of documentation and training materials with MadCap Flare.

What are Bill of Materials

Wikipedia defines Bill of materials (BOM) as a list of the raw materials, sub-assemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-components, components, parts and the quantities of each needed to manufacture an end item (final product) .

How to Compile a Bill of Materials

If your company manufactures something, whether it is cameras or coffee makers, satellites or slot machines, chances are it uses a bill of materials or parts list of some kind along the way. A bill of materials (often referred to by the acronym BOM) is simply a very specific shopping list that tells somebody elsewhere […]

MadCap MadPak – 1 Minute Review

Technical writers who use Madcap Flare may not be aware of another technical writing application, MadPak, This claims to be the industry’s first true single-sourcing product suite, resulting in the tightest product-to-product integration ever seen.

How to Become a Certified Grant Writer | Video Tutorial

Grant writers can become certified online, but they are generally judged by their experience and training. Become a grant writer with tips from a credentialed teacher in this free video on writing lessons. How to Become a Certified Grant Writer — powered by ExpertVillage.com

Case Study – How US Healthcare Provider Uses MadCap Flare to Tailor Technical Documentation

A new case study from MadCap Software, shows how MadCap Flare can improve the quality of documentation for healthcare software users and streamline the technical writing team’s efforts. It highlights how one company in the healthcare software industry was able to build 11 online and print documentation outputs in just two days.

How to write your first Standard Operating Procedure

Writing your first Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) can be a daunting task. Before I left for Japan I managed to get some words over to Carlos. Here’s a few ideas I had. What do you think I should add?