IT Management  >   Systems Design and Development  >  

Documentation

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Technical Documentation, User Aids, User Manuals, User Guides, Product Documentation, Technical Manuals, End-User Documentation, Developer Documentation, User Documentation
DEFINITION: In computer hardware and software product development, documentation is the information that describes the product to its users. It consists of the product technical manuals and online information (including online versions of the technical manuals and help facility descriptions). The term is also sometimes used to mean the source information about the product contained in design documents, detailed  … 
Definition continues below.
DocumentationWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
1 - 25 of 31 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Acceptable Use: How to Write a Mobility Policy Document Employees Will Actually Follow
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: A mobile computing policy document tells employees what's expected of them when it comes to using these devices for work. It marks out the responsibilities of the company as well.Read this white paper to find out how to write a mobile policy document that employees will understand and follow
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

The Agile Business Analyst: How Much Is Enough?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The principles in this white paper help you introduce greater predictability into your own Agile requirements activities, both individually and across your organization.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Making Healthcare Reform Work: The Essential Role of HIM and Clinical Documentation
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This expansive guide describes the essential role of HIM and clinical documentation in healthcare reform.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Nuance

See What CDI Success Looks Like
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper provides a documentation management solution that helps bridge the clinical and coding gap by offering peer-to-peer instruction for your physicians, nurses, coders, and administrators.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nuance

Clinical Documentation: Driving Performance in the New World of Healthcare
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This resource asks some important questions regarding healthcare operations, and examines key tactics that can help you take the pain out of the documentation process and find healthcare success.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

Nuance

Quality Assurance Throughout the Clinical Documentation Workflow
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: How can you successfully manage the clinical documentation creation process in order to maximize quality while also containing costs and ensuring patient confidentiality? This resource introduces a tool that enables you to do just that. Read on to learn more now.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Nuance

Deliver Cost-Effective, Quality Care by Outsourcing Transcription
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a full-service, outsourced transcription option for healthcare enterprises that combines speech recognition with transcription services, enabling you to produce and deliver cost-effective, timely, and high-quality clinical documentation.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nuance

Dismantling Barriers to EHR Adoption and Health Information Exchange
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: Explore the challenges CIOs and CMIOs are facing when it comes to EHR and HIE adoption and explore how speech recognition and clinical language understanding technologies are helping forward-thinking organizations overcome these issues.
Posted: 21 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nuance

Meaningful Use: Preserving the Health Story, Providing Structure for The EHR
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: Discover how using native language processing (NLP) can help your clinicians fully express and record the patient story by identifying information within structured text and transforming it into data to input into the EHR.
Posted: 21 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nuance

How to streamline clinical documentation with back-end speech recognition
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare organizations are on the hunt for ways to create the highest-quality documentation possible. This resource explains how a back-end speech recognition platform can help you get there while also increasing productivity and reducing costs.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Aug 2013

Nuance

Troubleshooting Cisco Switches
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: When an outage or network incident takes place, it can often create an intense burden for the engineers called upon to assist. Having a solid strategy for how to approach incidents can give you the calm confidence to effectively resolve the problem even in the midst of the proverbial storm.
Posted: 01 Apr 2013 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Global Knowledge

The State of Requirement Management - 2011
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: If you're involved in the planning and development of products, software applications or systems, this report is for you. Learn the results of a recent industry survey - get insight on the latest trends, challenges and solutions and learn what development teams are doing to successfully plan and develop new products in a customer-driven economy.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

Jama Software

10 Obvious Statements about Software Configuration and Change Management (And What They Mean For Your Organization)
sponsored by Remain Software
WHITE PAPER: This document will explore 10 important aspects that should be considered before proceeding with the implementation of a specific solution.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2009

Remain Software

9 Critical Reasons to Automate Performance Management
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Your talent management strategy can make or break the success of your organization, but this can be a challenging task if you're a SMB that still collects documentation manually. Read this white paper to learn how to automate your paper-based procedures to improve your talent management.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

SuccessFactors

9 Critical Reasons to Automate Performance Management
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Your talent management strategy can make or break the success of your organization, but this can be a challenging task if you're a SMB that still collects documentation manually. Read this white paper to learn how to automate your paper-based procedures to improve your talent management.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

SuccessFactors

Compliance in the Corporate World How Fax Server Technology Minimizes Compliance Risks
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the potential compliance related benefits to adopting fax server technology.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

OpenText

Network Faxing With Open Text Network Servers
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the benefits of network fax servers over traditional standalone fax machines, from reduced cost to enhanced productivity.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

OpenText

The Business Case for Project Portfolio Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: In order to better prioritize project planning, many organizations are turning to project and portfolio management (PPM). PPM can help your own business deliver projects on time, align IT and business goals and stay within a defined budget. Inside this whitepaper, learn more about the advantages of project visibility through the use of PPM.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Innotas

Distributed Data Capture: Reducing the Cost of Remote Business Processes
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today’s global economy, information exchange is vital. Competitive advantage goes to the companies that can share information and collaborate quickly and accurately in the most cost-effective manner. Read this white paper now to learn how to effectively lower the costs of your business's document capture process.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Kofax, Inc.

15 Minute Guide To Case Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In 15 minutes we'll discuss case management, explain why it's important, suggest how it enables connected government, touch on how it can be applied across a variety of case types, discuss the components of a case management solution, and offer deployment guides and suggestions.
Posted: 23 Nov 2009 | Published: 23 Nov 2009

EMC Corporation

8 Problems of Keyword Search in E-Discovery – A Guide for Fortune 1000 Companies
sponsored by FTI Technology
WHITE PAPER: In this paper – first in a three part series - we will examine the difficulties of working with keywords during a matter, the many challenges associated with relying on keyword search, and the cost and risk associated with attempting to “guess” one’s way to a relevant document set.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

FTI Technology

Getting Requirements Right: Avoiding the Top 10 Traps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 10 common and devastating mistakes that project teams make in defining and managing requirements. More importantly, it discusses how to avoid these traps so you can get your requirements right and develop the right product on time and within budget.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

IBM

Ensuring Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Security Within U.S. Government Agencies
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding personally identifiable information (PII) and remaining in compliance with government regulations is a difficult challenge made easier with database tools from Embarcadero Technologies.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Improving Results for Legal Custody of Information - August 2008
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: According to the IT Policy Compliance Group's research report, spending on legal data custody for legal settlements, legal expenses, & costs in IT to find, produce, protect, and preserve information is between 75 and 94 percent lower for firms with the best practices. This report documents which practices are reducing costs and improving results.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

VMware: "The top ten most forgotten things when building a disaster recovery plan"
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Every IT manager knows the importance of having an effective and fast disaster recovery (DR) plan. Organizations without an adequate plan may find themselves out of business quickly after experiencing a major disaster. Organizations that ensure survival..
Posted: 20 Nov 2008 | Published: 20 Nov 2008

VMware, Inc.
1 - 25 of 31 Matches Previous Page    1 2    Next Page
 
DOCUMENTATION DEFINITION (continued): …  code comments, white papers, and blackboard session notes. The term is derived from the idea that engineers and programmers "document" their products in formal writing. The earliest computer users were sometimes simply handed the engineers' or programmers' "documentation." As the product audience grew, it became necessary to add professional technical writers and editors to the process. Today, IBM and other companies look at developing product information based on what users actually need to do when using the product. In this task-oriented view, product information can be divided into and … 
Documentation definition sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement