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Author once, publish many

Organizations use DPS to author, reuse and distribute content across various digital delivery channels, handled through strict editorial processes with higher control.

 

DPS Architecture / Functions

DPS provides full support of the XML and DITA standards, for easy editing and delivering from native XML and WYSIWYG editors, with the highest level of security.

Repository
XML + Medias

  • Repository for XML content and associated medias

  • Full support for XML schemas and DTDs

  • Compliance with major data structuring standards like DITA

  • Hyperlinking system across documents and medias

  • Publication concept to handle structured sets of documents

  • Re-use and re-packaging of documents and medias in multiple publications

  • Global support for metadata across documents, publications and medias

  • Versatile XML content and metadata index, search and retrieve capabilities

  • Full REST API for all repository functions

  • Support for processing instructions

  • Full support for UNICODE and extended UNICODE character sets

  • Fully operational in Roman and other languages, including Chinese, Hindi, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, etc.

Workflows
Editing + QA

  • Global editing interface applying to publications, documents and medias

  • Support for XML editing both online and offline

  • Support for editing structured views and wysiwyg views

  • Automated compliance check with XML schemas and DTDs

  • Fast and user-friendly insertion of XML structures (Template Picker)

  • Powerful semantic links and predicates function (Link Manager)

  • Advanced search & retrieve to extract lists of publications, documents & medias

  • Version manager to track changes made by users and/or processes

  • Full support for annotations at editing and reviewing stages

  • Progress of work monitored by workflows

  • Workflows based on processes and steps and assigned users

  • Documents are grouped in batches in workflows

  • Automated quality-check processes to get reports for quick review of issues

  • Support for advanced reports to check compliance with editorial guidelines

In & Out APIs Ingestion
+ Delivery

  • Open & extensible REST API managing communication with users & data processing

  • REST API providing Content-as-a-Service capabilities

  • Script-writing facility based on Open Source Eclipse & DPS REST API

  • Support for specialized scripts for data delivery such as typesetting (InDesign), e-Books (EPUB3, MOBI, KF8, EDUPUB), HTML5 for apps and web publishing

  • Support for specialized scripts for data ingestion from other CMSs, Corpus Systems, Digital Asset Management, external word processors (such as MS Word)

  • Access to ingestion and delivery facilities in DITA Open Toolkit, and support for other standards

  • Interface for non computer-literate users to run data management processes such as quality-check, third-party delivery, standard transformations

  • Support for scheduling processes to run periodically

Access Rights
Security

  • Secured system where users are authenticated, communications are protected by using HTTPS protocol and data are encrypted on hard drives

  • Users authenticated via DPS authentication or via LDAP or SAML or OpenID protocols used by social networks

DPS (component based) Content repository

Content repository schema

 

 

DPS Configuration / Installation

DPS is available as Saas or on-premise, providing its features straight away with additional benefits.

Software as a Service
Configuration

  • Installing and configuring Amazon AWS instances for the services expected to be rendered by DPS i.e. data repository, data processing, data indexing

  • Registering users and defining users' access rights according to their roles

  • Configuring XML schemas and DTDs and structuring data accordingly. Applying CSS in order to display data in different contexts (structured view, wysiwyg, proofers)

  • Handling revision workflows and defining workflow strategies

  • Handling backups and disaster recovery procedures

  • Performing system administration and securing SLAs

  • Support and maintenance for users at every stage of the editorial process

  • Bespoke data management on request

On-Premises
Configuration

  • Support for installing and configuring servers for the services expected to be rendered by DPS i.e. data repository, data processing, data indexing

  • Registering users and defining users' access rights according to their roles

  • Configuring XML schemas and DTDs and structuring data accordingly. Applying CSS in order to display data in different contexts (structured view, wysiwyg, proofers)

  • Handling revision workflows and defining workflow strategies

  • Support for backups and disaster recovery procedures

  • Support for system administration and SLAs

  • Support and maintenance for users at every stage of the editorial process

  • Bespoke data management on request

Additional Benefits
of DITA Configuration

  • Full support for DITA schemas (as per February 2016 DITA 1.3) and DITA Open Tool Kit

  • Compliance with DITA at every stage of the editorial process (publications, documents and medias as well as semantic links)

  • Full DITA strategy implementing DITA hierachical model of organizations, communities, collections, documents and Items

  • Member of OASIS Standard Committee

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