S1000D Wayfinder

This course gives a practical overview of S1000D and information it provides. Learn about the traditional functional and the novel topic-map structures of S1000D information and how to use both to find the answers to any related question in the most efficient way.

Learn the contents of all resources provided by S1000D and how to navigate and use them in the best possible way for your project or organization. Become not the person who knows everything about S1000D (which is of course impossible), but become a wise in S1000D person instead, in other words a person who knows how to find the way to the needed S1000D-related information in the fastest and most efficient way.

Who should attend this course?

All project team members who work regularly with S1000D, and especially those who are appointed to be S1000D experts and trusted points of contact to both management and technical authors / designers.

Duration 1 Day
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Location Sutton, Surrey, UK / On-site / Remote


This course will help you understand logic behind S1000D, information it provides, various ways this information can be structured, and the information objects you get when downloading an Issue of the S1000D. You will learn how to navigate the Specification in the most efficient ways and how to come quickly to the information and answers you are searching.

Length of course

1 Day

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Course outline

  • Get to know the components of the S1000D download packages, the scope of each of them and how to work with them when searching for answers on various questions
  • Get to know various S1000D information objects – foremost data modules – and learn to recognize their components fast inside an XML document
  • Learn the traditional (and useful) functional structure of S1000D text
  • Get to know the novel linear topic map structure for the S1000D information and how you can adjust it for the most efficient use during S1000D implementation in your project and/or organization
  • Learn how business rules provide a third level of validation for S1000D information objects, be it a data module, a publication module, or a data dispatch note; and learn how to recognize what dictates a certain value of an element or attribute: the Schema or a Business Rules Decision
  • Learn how you can apply Business Rules Decision Points (BRDP) and their unique identifiers as keys to reach certain context and information inside the Specification text.

Contact us for a quote

+44 (0)20 8722 8400 Enquiry form