Originally developed for technical documentation for military aircraft, S1000D is now a popular DTD for military technical publications of all sorts, as well as maintenance and operations documentation for commercial equipment.
As an international specification, S1000D is widely used in the military and in the aviation industry. Its sophisticated hierarchical structure and predefined data modules ensure that your content is well organized, standardized, and ready for reuse.
How DCL can help
DCL can convert your data from any source format into S1000D. As part of our comprehensive conversion services, we also provide analysis and reuse optimization services so that you can be sure that you are getting the most out of your data.
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- S1000D - Fact Sheet
S1000D is an SGML/XML based international standard that was initially developed in the aerospace industry and is now being applied to many industries where large complex pieces of equipment or complex processes are produced and supported. (1/2010)
- Convert to DITA or S1000D?
For companies wanting to move to a topic-based structured authoring model the choice between standards can be bewildering. In the first of a series, DCL News looks at a typical scenario facing a publications manager. (1/2010)
- S1000D: Six MORE Reasons to Consider It for Your TechDocs
Read why Wayne Gafford, Deputy Director of DoD's ADL Job Performance Technology Center, says "S1000D does for technical data what inventory control mechanisms do for parts management." If you are working with complex technical data, S1000D may well be the best game in town. (10/2007)
- S1000D STANDARD TAKES FLIGHT AS FIGHTERS AND AIRLINERS JOIN FORCES
A collaboration between the Air Transport Association (ATA), Aerospace and Defense Industries Association of Europe (ASD) and Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is injecting civil aviation requirements into the S1000D specification, says the ATA's Bruce Cronin, creating a single, global standard for technical publications. DCLnews reports. (6/2005)
- S1000D: FIVE REASONS WHY
The S1000D specification for technical documentation brings
global interoperability for joint and allied organizations in the
defense industry, writes DCL's Mikhail Vaysbukh. (5/2005)
- S1000D'S COST SAVING POTENTIAL GRABS PENTAGON'S ATTENTION
Besides keeping planes flying and ships sailing, the S1000D XML/SGML documentation specification is making technical publishing faster and less expensive. DCLnews reports. (4/2005)
- NEW S1000D SPECIFICATION FUELS CONTENT REUSE AND IETMS
Dennis Raitz, co-chair of the Technical Publications Specifications
Maintenance Group (TPSMG) and tech fellow at Boeing, talks to DCLnews
about the new S1000D documentation standard used by the military,
aerospace, and industry - and how it powers content reuse and Interactive
Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs.) (12/2004)