SOURCE DATA DOWNLOAD AND SDL
When authorized, we access our customer
server to download all source data required to complete the
quoted work. This service has the following customer benefits:
- We pull all required source data
remotely as part of our Firm, Fixed Price (FFP) quotation.
Otherwise, these tasks have to be done by in-house personnel
at customer expense.
- We can pull a complete data package,
including subassembly drawings and other sub-tier source
data, before starting the job, rather than having to repeatedly
e-mail or call asking for the data as the need arises. This
improves quality by making all necessary data available
when needed by the writer or illustrator. This improves
schedule by reducing the time the writer or illustrator
must wait for in-house personnel to find and provide the
- All digital source data are stored
in a Source Data folder within the job folder, and returned
to the customer when the job is completed in accordance
with written procedures. All printed source data are either
shredded or returned to the customer on job completion.
- All source data used to prepare
the document are listed in a Source Data List (SDL) that
is also delivered to the customer at job completion. The
SDL lists the drawing number, revision letter, title, and
where used to provide a complete record for the current
document revision and starting point for the next revision.