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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  … 
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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.

Using UML and SDL for Next Generation Networking (NGN)
sponsored by Telelogic, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: UML and SDL are the design languages for third generation systems. This whitepaper discusses using an integrated UML and SDL approach, and using a design example that utilizes Telelogic solutions for Model Driven Development (MDD).
Posted: 30 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Telelogic, An IBM Company

Best Practices for a Successful Upgrade Project
sponsored by HCL Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Upgrades help businesses to maintain a competitive edge in the market. Yet, upgrades pose their own set of challenges. This white paper lists the best practices that should be followed when upgrading to achieve maximum reliability.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 May 2008

HCL Technologies Ltd.

Creating an Online Parts Catalog to Increase Part Sales and Improve Aftermarket Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by Enigma, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper documents the experiences of three companies that have implemented Enigma's electronic parts catalogs.
Posted: 11 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Enigma, Inc.

From PoC to Production: Why Ingres® Should Power Your Next Application
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses open source solutions that power either a fully open source solution stack, a turnkey ISV solution or a custom application throughout the product lifecycle, from proof-of-concept to a robust, scalable production deployment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

Assuring Asset Documentation Integrity
sponsored by McLaren Software
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, we will discuss best practices for assuring the integrity of your asset documentation.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

McLaren Software

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details new intelligent infrastructure management system choices for secure data centers and network infrastructures.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Siemon Company
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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 … 
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