Features and Benefits

Quark XML Author and the Pubs-XML Accelerator

Key User Features Benefits
It's not "like Word" — it is Word Minimum disruption to analysts; user adoption and buy-in
Desktop Word feature set, including spell check, commenting, and track changes No loss of productivity from limited browser or forms-based applications
Dynamic integration of graphics and imagery; drag and drop media references from repositories into documents Speed up creation of in-depth and thorough analytic products using all sources at your disposal
Assign metadata to specific content for topical assertions and source citations with a single mouse click; easily create document-level metadata Eliminate downstream hand-tagging, errors, and resubmissions; increase discoverability of analytic products across all intelligence portals and systems
Quick-pick lists and dialog boxes with built-in guidance for security roll-up Control security markup; make markup efficient and easy
Multi-level security previews from Word to PDF, RTF, and HTML Facilitate multi-platform dissemination of information

Key Technical Features Benefits
COTS product ready-to-go today:
  • Operates with Word 2007, 2010, 2013
  • Certified and deployed in JWICS and SIPRNet
Immediate rollout to meet ICD 206, 208 & 501
COTS PUBS XML v6 support (including IsM, IRM, NTK, and DDMS) Removes need for custom development
Extensible interface — easily integrate external data sources Fast integration to S&T DBMS, media and imagery repositories, dirty word and identifier applications; automatically populate tables and other content
Out-of-the-box integrations with Microsoft SharePoint, EMC® Documentum®, and IBM® FileNet® Access common features of the CMS directly from within Word, including collaboration features that go beyond Word commenting and change-tracking through the use of formal workflows
Out-of-the-box output for LNI, M3, HTML, XHTML, RTF, PDF, XML; integration with wikis Rapid and cost-effective dissemination of analytic products to multiple formats and systems
Implemented in C# and .NET High stability and performance
Highest level of Microsoft partnership Lowers risk, preserves Government information technology architecture investment

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What Analysts Are Saying:

"My primary focus is helping clients in the government intelligence sector implement effective solutions for creating discoverable content. In my daily work, I rely on Quark XML Author because it's an easy and effective tool that has helped me increase the findability of my client's content by 400 percent."
— North Fork Technical Solutions Contractor for Government Agency