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Roland Schmeling

Dipl.-Phys.
Managing director, specialist certifier and auditor of TÜV SÜD

Tel.: +49 6221 58 50 47-2
r.schmeling@dont-want-spam.schmeling-consultants.de

Curriculum vitae

In 2007 he was one of the co-founders of Schmeling + Consultants GmbH in Heidelberg. His work focuses on methodical standardization and structuring in technical communication, the optimization of authoring and information processes, and questions regarding the legal compliance of technical documentation.

After completing his diploma studies in molecular physics and several years of research and teaching work at the University of Bielefeld in the areas of philosophy of language and logic (v. Savigny, Bieri), he switched to technical documentation in 1999 and worked for six years as a consultant and as a team leader and project manager at a large service company for technical communication and documentation. There he was technically responsible for the Technical Documentation department (approx. 30 employees) in the areas of analysis, concept development, training and legal compliance.

From 2005 to 2007, he worked as the deputy director of DocLab, the inspection authority for technical documentation at TÜV SÜD, and was responsible for the testing program DocCert. He is furthermore a specialist certifier and auditor of TÜV SÜD for technical authoring. Since 2004 he has been a lecturer for quality assurance in technical documentation at Furtwangen University in the training of graduate industrial engineers.

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Simone Heidemann

Assistant, contact person at the office

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Prof. Robert Schäflein-Armbruster

Partner

r.schaeflein-armbruster@dont-want-spam.schmeling-consultants.de

Curriculum vitae

After completing his studies in German, history and philosophy at the University of Tübingen, he worked as a freelance consultant for technical documentation and as a managing partner of Tanner Consulting GmbH, starting in 1990. In 1997 he was appointed a professor of technical documentation and usability engineering at Furtwangen University, where he has been dean of the Faculty of Engineering Management since 1 September 2010. Among other things, he manages the usability laboratory there.

In 2007 he was one of the co-founders of Schmeling + Consultants GmbH in Heidelberg.

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Mareike von der Stück

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. (FH)
Senior Consultant, expert for language and associated technologies

Tel.: +49 6221 58 50 47-1
m.vonderstueck@dont-want-spam.schmeling-consultants.de

Curriculum vitae

Since 2007, she has been consulting at SCHMELING + CONSULTANTS with a focus on structuring and standardization in technical communication as well as methods and fields of application for language technologies. Her motivation is the sound further development of standardization and structuring methods for technical communication.

After competing her diploma studies in documentation and communication in 2003 she started working as a consultant at a well-known vendor of authoring systems. There she initially worked in the area of information analysis and structuring, based on the Funktionsdesign® (functional design) method, among other things. She was also responsible for the area of product training and authoring coaching. She is a lecturer at Furtwangen University for information and communication technology in the training of industrial engineers (bachelor).

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Tilo Ried

Dipl. Technikredakteur (FH)
Senior Consultant

Tel.: +49 6221 58 50 47-5
t.ried@dont-want-spam.schmeling-consultants.de

Curriculum vitae

Since October 2011, he has been consulting at SCHMELING + CONSULTANTS with a focus on efficient process management, suitable system support, content structuring and standardization as well as documentation in compliance with standards and regulations. The objective of his work is always to optimize the aspects of content, process and system in a continuous and sustainable way.

After passing the first state examination in German and biology, he completed his studies in technical authoring at the University of Karlsruhe. Until 2008, he worked for a total of 10 years at two large service companies for technical communication and documentation as a project manager and division manager in the area of XML, spare parts catalogs and authoring systems as well as in the area of standards compliance and product liability and process optimization. After that, he worked as a business process manager at a global market leader for specialist foundation construction and mechanical engineering for 3 years, where he was responsible for the optimization and further development of business processes and their efficient system support.

He was a lecturer at the Universities of Karlsruhe and Gießen for several years. At the tekom and VDMA, he contributes his practical experience through active involvement in the associations as well as numerous specialist contributions.

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Marco Hattemer

Dipl.-Ing. Verfahrenstechnik Biotechnologie (FH)
Senior Consultant

Tel.: +49 6221 58 50 47-4
m.hattemer@dont-want-spam.schmeling-consultants.de

Since September 2016, Marco Hattemer has been working as a consultant at SCHMELING + CONSULTANTS in the area of "Efficient Management of Product Information." He focuses on process analyses in presales, catalog design, selection and implementation of PIM systems, and improving the quality of product data.

In his work he combines analytical methods and structured process models from information management with his extensive experience as a project manager and system user. His goal is to find the optimal solution for his customers. After he finished his diploma in process technology and biotechnology and the Fachhoschcshule Bingen, he spent ten years as a consultant and project manager at a well-known service providers in the technical documentation and content management fields. In addition to the rollout, implementation, and further development of XML-based authoring systems, as a project manager and system user, he led a variety of documentation projects that were part of the authoring systems he implemented.

Since 2008, he was been working intensively on the efficient management of presales information and product data in PIM systems. He further developed his expertise as a team lead in professional services and consultant at a southern German system provider. His many years of experience in product information management includes the complete project lifecycle, from analysis and design, through the implementation of new systems and migration of data, and on to user training and the creation and optimization of user-group oriented information products for various marketing channels.

For many years he was an assistant lecturer at the Fachhochschule Furtwangen and was a guest speaker at the Fachhochschule Karlsruhe.

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