Technical Communities and MadCap Software Sign Government Services Partnership

Technical Communities, Inc., the company that technical organizations rely on for proven government contracting, marketing and sales solutions, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with MadCap Software, Inc., the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a showcase company for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Visual Studio and Microsoft XPS.


The agreement authorizes Technical Communities to distribute MadCap’s powerful XML-based software:

  • Flare – MadCap’s flagship product for creating, managing and publishing print, desktop, Web and mobile documentation
  • Contributor – to simplify content review and contribution to documentation
  • Analyzer – for analyzing, reporting and improving project content to increase efficiency and consistency
  • Lingo – to eliminate the risk of losing valuable content and formatting between authoring and translation with Translation Memory eXchange (TMX) support
  • Mimic – for creating fully interactive demos, tutorials and software simulations
  • Capture – to capture, edit and enhance images from a computer screen
  • MadPak – the must-have suite that includes six fully integrated tools: Flare, Contributor, Analyzer, Lingo, Mimic and Capture

More product information is available at http://madcapsoftware.gsamart.com

“Today, many US government offices and agencies are reaping the benefits of our MadCap technical communications suite to enhance the quality and consistency of their continuity books and standard operating procedure manuals-whether in print, the Web, desktops or mobile devices-while also streamlining their content delivery process,” said Anthony Olivier, CEO of MadCap Software, Inc. “We are excited to expand our government support through our partnership with Technical Communities, which regularly serves 1,400-plus US government, military and prime contractor organizations and has earned some of the highest ratings from the US General Services Administration. Together, we can offer government customers a winning combination of state-of-the-art software and first-class service.”

“Technical Communities is excited to offer the federal government a comprehensive help authoring and technical communication software solution,” said Peter Ostrow, President and CEO of Technical Communities. “We are confident in our ability to help MadCap Software achieve greater reach into government purchasing organizations.”

MadCap Software products are under General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by Technical Communities, which will provide content, transaction, marketing, sales support, and reporting services around them. Technical Communities also will provide presentation and order processing through the GSA’s e-commerce web site, www.gsaadvantage.gov, and the company’s online marketplaces, www.gsamart.com and www.testmart.com.

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