AST's expertise lies in:
AST is experienced in providing the right solution for your business and specific project needs.
Whether your organisation needs to produce standard user guides, operator manuals, maintenance manuals to cover new equipment or existing installations, or you need documentation to comply with CDM regulations, AST will be able to provide a first class solution.
This makes successful completion of any Technical Documentation a potentially hazardous and risky project often over-running, frequently lacking the desired quality and generally costing more than anticipated.
The benefit of working with AST is we can help eliminate these hazards due to our experience and ability to provide the right kind of Technical Author(s) and support services.
AST has experience of working with many different industries.
So if you need quality Technical Documentation delivered on time and to budget, then contact AST today to see if we can help.
All documentation is produced using the software that best suits your requirements. The finished work can be provided in any output format; be it paper or an interactive on-line document for distribution on CD-ROM or over the Internet.
Location of personnel is important and can be on-site at your place of work or off-site at our local offices, or indeed, a combination of both.
AST provides a complete solution for managing all your documentation from design and creation through to delivery and maintenance.
Document production and management can often require specific skills. We offer a single source solution for all technical publications and support activities, from one-off manuals to partnership arrangements whereby AST acts as the Technical Publications department on behalf of a client. We even provide document archiving and storage.
We are experienced in delivery of documentation in any format you require; on paper, via CD, electronic files or posted via the web. AST will happily work within your existing procedures or suggest and design new ones if required.
Each documentation project is individually costed against your specific requirements. Costs are dependant upon:
One of the advantages of working with AST is our ability to provide suitable personnel for your requirements. We appreciate that every project is different and careful consideration is always required on how best to deploy resource. We ensure that we work closely with the client to ensure the most efficient and suitable approach is identified.
We can provide resource to either work at your premises, from our Head Office or from home. Our experience shows that it is crucial to understand the clients requirements fully and decide the best option to successfully complete a project. For instance, where there is a reliance on your company personnel to advise or supply information to an Author, it may well be best to place them within your premises. Other circumstances may determine that the resource will be more effective working from our offices or from home. Whatever the requirements, AST has the flexibility to meet them.
Contract Staff can be:
Any combination of Inhouse Team, Contract Staff and Permanent Staff can be accommodated in long term Framework Arrangements. This approach works well when there is a large variety of types of projects over a long period of time.
Our thorough interviewing and vetting procedures, combined with the management skills within the company ensure that:
Before candidates are submitted or used on contracts they are thoroughly vetted, covering: