S1000D® Navigation Maps: Data Sheets and Templates

This page offers resources in various formats (Microsoft Excel®, XML, and others) to support the visitors of this site in four areas:

A particular highlight of this site is the lack of subscription fees (since some of the information might not interest you). Instead, you just pay a one-off charge for each item you wish to download. You are also then entitled to receive any updates made to the files that you purchase. To do so, please email vib@optimistwriter.com, along with a copy of your payment receipt, and you will be added to the mailing list.

 

S1000D® Issue 4.1 Navigation Map

(in Microsoft Excel® format)

An extract from “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map,” published in May 2017.

Summary:

The file lists all 552 Business Rules Decision Points (BRDP) defined in S1000D Issue 4.1 plus an additional 87 BRDP identified in the “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map,” and previously in the “S1000D Issue 4.1 Untangled.” Information for each BRDP in this file includes its unique number, title, location, its relationship to the same BRDP in Issue 4.2, plus a specific code that can be used in business rules generating and managing tools. Further, the list of 77 S1000D Issue 4.1 BRDP Groups / Topics outlined in “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map” is given in both sequential and alphabetical order. A full list of XML schemas defined in the S1000D Issue 4.1 is added for the convenience of the users of this file.

How to use this file:

You can add the information from the spreadsheets in this file to the information in an Excel file containing your project’s or organization’s Business Rules. You can either use them in their entirety or just separate rows and columns. In the given spreadsheets you will find various ways of sorting and mapping the S1000D BRDP to the information generated in the “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map.”

Price: $19.99

 

S1000D® Issue 4.2 Navigation Map

(in Microsoft Excel® format)

An extract from “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map,” published in May 2017.

Summary:

The file lists all 427 Business Rules Decision Points (BRDP) defined in S1000D Issue 4.2 plus an additional 90 BRDP identified in the “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map.” Information for each BRDP in this file includes its unique number, title, location, its relationship to the same BRDP in Issue 4.1, plus a specific code that can be used in business rules generating and managing tools. Further, the list of 75 S1000D Issue 4.2 BRDP Groups / Topics outlined in “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map” is given in both sequential and alphabetical order. A full list of XML schemas defined in the S1000D Issue 4.2 is added for the convenience of the users of this file.

How to use this file:

You can add the information from the spreadsheets in this file to the information in an Excel file containing your project’s or organization’s Business Rules. You can either use them in their entirety or just separate rows and columns. In the given spreadsheets you will find various ways of sorting and mapping the S1000D BRDP to the information generated in the “S1000D® Issue 4.1 and Issue 4.2 Navigation Map.”

Price: $19.99

 

The Business Rules Memo

What you might not have considered in your business plan but certainly should, to maximize the success of your business, products, and services

(in Microsoft Word® format)

An extended extract from “Take Control of Your Business: Learn What Business Rules Are, Find Out That You Already Know and Use Them, Then Update Them Regularly to Maximize Your Business Success” published in March 2017.

Summary:

Many people know what business plans are, but not many have heard the term “Business Rules.” However, understanding the concept of Business Rules is vital for the efficiency of your business. It allows you to bring all the decisions made throughout the life span of your product or service, including all decisions about processes, into one consistent knowledge base.

This document is an extract from the book “Take Control of Your Business” with the following revealing subtitle “Learn What Business Rules Are, Find Out That You Already Know and Use Them, Then Update Them Regularly to Maximize Your Business Success.”

Through answering the questions in this document, you will create a reliable and coherent knowledge base of all the decisions you make on your products and services, and in so-doing maximize the success of your business.

How to use this file:

Download the file, save in or transfer to the desired format and then answer the questions therein. You can extend it by adding your own personal and unique identifiers, as well as adding new questions or extending existing ones. You can also split the document into a series of documents should you think necessary.

Price: $4.99