Software for Technical Documentation

Develop and maintain better documentation without the pain and waste of traditional word processors.

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Barbal is an integrated toolset for standards, specifications, policies and procedures.

  • Painless large-scale co-authoring and collaboration
  • Integrated governance and assurance
  • Keep documentation up to date through iterative development, publication and maintenance

Painless large-scale co-authoring and collaboration

Built from the ground-up to support large-scale collaboration.

Forget the frustrations of tools that aren’t up to the job and manual processing of comments and contributions.

Collaborate with any number of people while reducing the admin.

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Integrated Governance and Assurance

Manage consultation, approvals and deadlines from the same interface as authoring.

Keep a full audit trail of contributions and changes without spreadsheets and disconnected tools.

Progressive assurance and continuous maintenance of documentation so that content is accurate and up to date.

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Iterative development, publication and maintenance

Ensure your documentation is kept up to date through continuous development and publication.

Invite feedback and contributions directly from users without affecting the published version.

Adopt more agile and iterative approaches to your document maintenance.

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