What is Live Documents?

Creating key documentation and project deliverables for stakeholders takes a long time. And then you have the arduous task keeping the documents up to date with the latest repository content. With iServer Live Documents, users can bypass this manual process, generating live and dynamic documents straight from the repository in a fraction of the time.

Based in Microsoft Word, iServer Live Documents offers a familiar environment, the simple interface offering out of the box templates as well as the ability to build re-usable document templates. Live documents are also embedded “smart components” including diagrams, catalogs and Views, enabling a direct repository content updates with one click.

Features of Live Documents

Governed Document Creation

Templates can be enforced to ensure that terminology, document structure and meta-model usage are consistent across all documents.

Reusable Templates

Saves time and manual effort by building reusable blueprints for common document types, enabling modeling teams to instantly generate project documentation.

Branded Documentation

iServer Live Documents is customizable in design, allowing organizations to reuse and extend existing document template and branding.

Change Management

Including document versioning, audit trails and rollback of repository content, enabling governed documentation creation within the organization.

Review Documents Online

An integrated web-based interface with iServer Portal, which enables users to review and comment on published documents.

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  • Reduced Manuel Effort
  • Increased Accuracy and Consistency
  • Extend and Enhance Existing Templates
  • Manage Unwanted Changes

Business Outcomes

  • Saving time and increase the accuracy of the information available to stakeholders.
  • Enterprise architects can generate architecture documentation directly from iServer repository in familiar Microsoft Word format.
  • Process diagrams can be quickly and clearly documented for stakeholders to understand how the process works and how it can be improved allowing your organization to make informed decisions.
  • Organizations have enforced control over published repository content using document versioning, audit trails and rollback, to reduce unwanted actions from within teams.

Who uses it?

  • Project Managers can instantly generate project documentation within the familiar Microsoft Word environment, reusing source content stored in the iServer repository.
  • Business Process Analysts will easily build standard process documentation with titles, descriptions, and attributes embedded in the process diagrams.
  • Enterprise Architecture Managers can easily enable standardization of Enterprise Architecture documentation using templates with your organizational branding and increased consistency.

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Gartner Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards 2017

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Great implementation support and cost effective offering

The implementation was made simple and straightforward with great guidance on the customisation of the solution for us. The tool itself is easy enough to use to get data entered and to relate the different entities.

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