SiberSafe S1000D CMS/CSDB


SiberSafe S1000D CSDB (Common Source Database) is an end-to-end S1000D solution offering state-of-the-art features for the development, management, publishing and delivery of S1000D-compliant documentation and training/learning materials.




SiberSafe S1000D CSDB features will enable your team to comply with the S1000D international standard:

  • Transform unstructured content into S1000D
  • Import S1000D content from suppliers or customers 
  • Author S1000D content in a fully integrated S1000D authoring environment 
  • Develop S1000D training/learning materials 
  • Facilitate collaborative review of S1000D content as it is developed
  • Monitor S1000D content development progress and manage the workflow
  • Aggregate S1000D publications (publication modules) automatically based on component, SNS or task analysis hierarchies
  • Publish and distribute your S1000D content as
    • S1000D-compliant  IETM 
    • S1000D-compliant  PDF
    • S1000D-compliant  SCORM package
  • Provide cross-platform S1000D IETM viewer software to documentation users
  • Export S1000D content for suppliers or customers
  • Reduce S1000D metadata management overhead
  • Ensure S1000D content referential integrity and traceability

    See the answers to the frequently asked questions about SiberSafe S1000D CSDB.

Features  Standard/Optional
Built-in S1000D XML editor Standard
3rd party XML editor (XMetaL/XMAX, Arbortext) Optional
Documentation Data Module Authoring support Standard
Learning/Training Data Module Authoring support Standard
Standalone IETM Publishing Standard
Web-deployed IETM Publishing Standard
Publication Module Authoring Standard
Publication Module Auto-generation Standard
PDF Publishing with S1000D standard layout Standard
PDF Publishing layout customization Optional
Applicability support in IETM Standard
Applicability support in PDF Standard
Technical Repository Data Module support Standard
Container Data Module support Standard
Process Data Module-based interactivity support in IETM Standard
Check in/out-based collaborative authoring Standard
DM reference integrity management Standard
Drag-n-drop insertion of DM references Standard
Illustration reference integrity management Standard
CSN reference integrity management Standard
Drag-n-drop insertion of illustrations Standard
Standard numbering system (SNS) development Standard
Spell checker Standard
 Task analysis support  Standard
 SDC subordination-driven filtering Standard 
Integrated S1000D XML authoring environment Standard
S1000D data export (DDN or archive) Standard
S1000D data import (DDN or archive) Standard
Redlining and S1000D change markup support Standard
Versioning and issue/inwork numbering Standard
BREX authoring Standard
BREX validation Standard
Indexing and keyword-based search Standard
Built-in RDBMS support (installed with the software) Standard
MySQL as the backend RDBMS Optional
Oracle as the backend RDBMS Optional
SQL Server as the backend RDBMS Optional
User/group permissions-based access control Standard
Named user login and account management Standard
Password-based authentication Standard
Windows Single Sign-On Standard
Task/assignment-based workflow control engine Standard
Web-based collaborative review console Optional
CGM (Vector) image support (with hotspot interactivity) Optional
Transformation of legacy content into S1000D Optional
IETM 3D object support Optional





What our customers say:

Barbara J. Reeder, President, SDI Government Solutions:

"The unprecedented flexibility of the SiberSafe solution and the responsiveness of SiberLogic’s team help us to successfully manage the conversion of technical manuals into any of the evolving standards of the Department of Defense Community.”

Cactus May, Manager, Technical Publications, Tokyo Electron:

"We use SiberSafe in a highly collaborative and complex global environment where it has proven to be both a reliable and flexible CMS. Streamlining the workflow from concept to deliverable with features such as conditional and multi-channel publishing has made us better at what we do. We've run SiberSafe through the paces, but SiberLogic have always been ready to turn whatever was hanging us up into the next great, new feature."

Philip Vallone, Manager, Technical Documentation, SDI Government Solutions

SDI has been using SiberSafe CMS/CSDB for over 5 years to manage and automate its technical documentation development, maintenance and conversion processes. SDI's business is project-driven and every project comes with its own set of standard compliance requirements. SiberSafe has helped SDI to successfully comply with multiple technical publication standards, including S1000D, MIL-STD-2361 and DITA for our commercial and US DoD clients' projects. SiberSafe has tremendously evolved over the years, helping us meet our diverse project requirements. SiberLogic’s technical support and consulting services have helped us meet the project deadlines in our documentation development and conversion projects.

Open Ratings, Dun & Bradstreet

Open Ratings (Dun & Bradstreet) has independently surveyed multiple SiberLogic's customer accounts and gave SiberLogic high marks for its past performance in a number of business related categories, based on the quality of its products and services. Download a copy of the Open Ratings evaluation report from our website


Product Information Line

If you have a specific question about our technology, please call our product information line at 905-761-7334 ext 233 from 9am to 5pm EST.


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