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WriteStarr Information services creates documentation for all types of products.

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WriteStarr Information Services has served a wide variety of clients including:

  • WAREsystems, publisher of the Pumpware™ suite of  software products for managing concrete pumping/material placement companies.
    • Created print and online documentation for for three of the five elements of the Pumpware suite.
    • Designed and implemented documentation templates.
    • Redesigned several key GUI elements for the Pumpware product suite using Microsoft Visual FoxPro.
  • Honeywell HomMed,  a manufacturer of  a home heart monitoring system for congestive heart failure patients.
    • Wrote and updated software and hardware documentation.
    • Served as a member of the RFP and RFI team developing proposals and information responses.
    • Created Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) for the release of new parts and bills of material (BOM).
    • Established documentation standards and style guidelines including development of Microsoft Word
      templates.
  • S.C. Johnson, a global manufacturer of cleaning, insect abatement and food storage products.
    • Updated SAP process documentation flowcharts and Business Process Narratives.
    • Received Administrator training for Microsoft Sharepoint.
  • Shure Corporation, a manufacturer of  microphones and audio electronics.
    • Wrote and edited software development requirements documentation.
  • Volkswagen Credit, the finance arm of Volkswagen America.
    • Wrote and edited software development documentation including requirements, architecture and testing.
  • Marshall and Swift/Boeckh (MS/B),  a leading supplier of local building cost information, residential and commercial property valuation technology and services for the property and casualty insurance sector in the United States and Canada.
    • Wrote and edited end-user and developer (API) software documentation.
    • Created single-source solution for print, PDF and WebHelp for MS/B’s RCT Express product.
    • Created highly automated Microsoft Word template with macros for all MS/B products.
  • Allen-Bradley,  a global industrial manufacturer of automation control and information solutions.
    • Edited and formatted marketing documents, specialty catalogs and user manuals.
  • GE Healthcare, a worldwide division of General Electric, providing transformational medical technologies in the areas of imaging, diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, disease research, drug discovery, and services.
    • Wrote and edited policies and procedures for the Global Server Team.
    • Created online documentation for ADAC Genesys/Pegasys Nuclear Imaging system in support of GE Healthcare's Healthcare Services business.
    • Served as technical expert and principal designer of Microsoft Word template used in development of online documentation for delivery in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
    • Created scripting to add functionality to PDF document.
  • Duke Software Solutions, creator of the award-winning email client AllegroMail.
  • Plexus Health Solutions, Inc., a provider of medical billing, practice management and transcription services.
  • Wisconsin Electrical Manufacturing Company (WEM Automation), a premier supplier of process controls for feed, asphalt and concrete production.
    • WEM4000 Medicated Interlock User's Guide
    • WEM4000 Security Server User's Guide
    • WEM4000 Batching Control System User's Guide
    • WEM4000 Pro Batch Plant Control User's Guide
    • WEM4000 Pro Batch Plant Control Database Reference Guide.
    • WEM4000 Data Manager User's Guide
    • WEM4000 Pelleting Control System User's Guide
  • LanguageWorks, a full-service translation company.
  • Racine Grain Co., a full-service grain storage and marketing company.
  • Lab-Volt, leading manufacturer of technical hardware and courseware.
  • Philip Morris, USA, the leading cigarette manufacturer in the U.S.
  • Ameritech (now AT&T),  the largest communications holding company in the United States and worldwide.
  • PLATINUM technology (purchased by Computer Associates)
    • ProVision Network Monitor User's Guide
    • ProVision Network Monitor Network Report Card User's Guide
    • ProVision Network Monitor help file
    • ProVision Network Monitor Network Report Card help file
  • Geneva Software, creator of the award-winning network monitoring package AlertPage Enterprise (purchased by PLATINUM technology).
    • AlertPage Enterprise User's Manual
    • Network Report Card User's Manual
    • AlertPage Enterprise help file
    • Network Report Card help file
  • Rockwell Software, manufacturer of industrial automation software products.
    • Copy Protection Online Documentation (Windows Help file)
    • Hardware Interface Configuration User’s Guide
    • Installation and Copy Protection for Windows-based Products User’s Guide
    • INTERCHANGE Technical Data Sheet
    • PLC Addressing Online Documentation (Windows Help file)
    • Product Support Online Documentation (Windows Help file)
    • RSLinx Online Documentation and context-sensitive help (Windows Help file)
    • RSLinx Technical Data Sheet
    • RSLinx User’s Guide
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Genius I/O Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Genius I/O User’s Guide
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Micro Programmable Controllers Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Micro Programmable Controllers User’s Guide
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Series 90® Programmable Controllers (Ethernet®) User’s Guide
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Series 90® Programmable Controllers (Ethernet®) Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Series 90® Programmable Controllers (SNP) Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer for GE Fanuc Series 90® Programmable Controllers (SNP) User’s Guide
    • RSServer™ for Honeywell Universal Digital Controllers Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer™ for Honeywell Universal Digital Controllers User’s Guide
    • RSServer™ for Power Monitoring Devices Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer™ for Power Monitoring Devices User’s Guide
    • RSServer™ for Reliance AutoMax® Programmable Controllers Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer™ for Reliance AutoMax® Programmable Controllers User’s Guide
    • RSServer™ for Square D Sy/Max® Programmable Controllers Technical Data Sheet
    • RSServer™ for Square D Sy/Max® Programmable Controllers User’s Guide
    • WINtelligent LINX Gateway™ Technical Data Sheet
    • WINtelligent LINX Gateway™ User’s Guide
    • WINtelligent LINX™ Technical Data Sheet
    • WINtelligent LINX™ User’s Guide
    • WINtelligent LINX™ User’s Guide (Adobe Acrobat format)
    • WINtelligent TREND™ Online Documentation and context-sensitive help (Windows Help file)
    • WINtelligent TREND™ User’s Guide
    • WINtelligent VIEW™ User’s Guide
  • Chicago Laser Systems, a manufacturer of laser trim systems for the hybrid microelectronics industry (purchased by ESI).
    • CLS-37 AC Voltmeter Option manual
    • CLS-37 Capacitance Measurement Option manual
    • CLS-37 Cassette Autoloader Option manual
    • CLS-37 Event Generator Option manual
    • CLS-37 IEEE-488 Interface Option manual
    • CLS-37 Ignition Module Option manual
    • CLS-37 Magazine Stackloader Option manual
    • CLS-37 Option E manual

    • CLS-37 RS-232 Interface Option manual
    • CLS-37 Through-the-Lens Viewing System manual
    • CLS-37 Time Measurement Option manual
    • CLS-37 VideoEdge Option manual
    • CLS-37 VideoEdge Option diagnostic program
    • CLS-37 Wide Area Trim System Option manual
    • CLS-907 Laser Trim System User’s Manual
    • CLS-960 Graphical Trim Environment (GTE) Job Language Commands Help File
    • CLS-977 Laser Trim System User’s Manual
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