Remembering the ANZAC’S

Brisbane, Aus., April 25, 2018— Our Australian based sister company ADG will stand united in silence, as two nations bow their collective heads for the ANZAC’s and reflect on those that made the ultimate sacrifice; Read more

Touchdown in the Digital World

PORTLAND, Ore., February 6, 2018— As we kick things off with the record breaking Super Bowl, this week’s Blog provides a dynamic showdown in the digital world with PDF vs ITEP. Click here to find out more…

Hello 2018…

PORTLAND, Ore., January 10, 2018— Happy New Year one and all! As we celebrate the beginning of 2018, the OneStrand Team are excited about working on new ventures this year. Click here to read more

The Year that was, 2017!

PORTLAND, Ore., December 19, 2017— As 2017 draws to a close, we take a moment to reflect on OneStrand’s accomplishments this past year in this week’s blog. Click here for further details.

Happy 20th Birthday to our Sister Company, ADG!

PORTLAND, Ore., November 4, 2017— Reaching 20 years in business is quite the milestone and definitely worthy of celebration.  This month, OneStrand will be offering amazing birthday discounts in support of our sister Company ADG 20th birthday, so keep an eye on our Blog page for further details, updated weekly!

2018 S1000D User Forum & ILS Specification Day Announced…

PORTLAND, Ore., October 19, 2017— Details for next year’s 2018 S1000D User Forum & ILS Specification Day have been announced by Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and AeroSpace and Defence (ASD) Industries Association of Europe.

Forming the most comprehensive event dedicated to information exchange standards and technologies in the global Aerospace Industry, this event will include a deep dive for technical experts – accompanied by presentations about successfully implemented use cases and an exhibition with live system demonstrations.

Click here for further details.

Are you letting legacy PDF’s hold you back?

PORTLAND, Ore., September 13, 2017— Do you have any customers that fall into the following categories:

  • Standing with one foot in an analog past and the other in a digital future?
  • Still relying on legacy PDF manuals even as their Company goes digital?
  • Not ready to commit to full interactive Electronic Technical Manuals yet?
Our AEC division in Sandy, Oregon can help your customers move their legacy documentation forward with a cost-effective and timely solution…. Read more

Interested in improving both the quality AND speed of your S1000D review cycle?

PORTLAND, Ore., July 25, 2017— Let’s face it, in this day and age we are all time sensitive so if their’s an opportunity to save precious time whilst improving the quality AND speed of your S1000D review cycle, of course you are going to take it…. Stay ahead of your S1000D game and join the OneStrand ladies for a LIVE demonstration of how R4i Writer and R4i ReViewer software can make this dream a reality!

Click here for further details.

S1000D User Forum 2017 News Alert!

PORTLAND, Ore., June 19, 2017— Thank you to the delegates that dropped by the OneStrand stand at the recent ATA e-Business and S1000D User Forum, to meet with Tammy, Reeta and Melissa.

If you would like to connect with the OneStrand Team to obtain more specific R4i software information or Authoring / Consulting Services information, please email:, we are here to help with your S1000D requirements.

Provided below is a photo collage of the OneStrand Team participating in this year’s event. We will be announcing the lucky prize winner soon, stay tuned for further details!


S1000D User Forum 2017 – ONE View, ONE Team with the OneStrand TDM Portal

PORTLAND, Ore., June 6, 2017— With only 7 days until the 2017 ATA e-Business and S1000D User Forum kicks off in Amsterdam, the OneStrand Team are gearing up for this event and preparing for Tammy’s Presentation ONE View, ONE Team with the OneStrand TDM Portal.

If you are attending, we invite you to join Tammy on Wednesday June 14th at 11:30am to see how the OneStrand Technical Data Management (TDM) Portal and desktop tools can transform you and your supplier’s authors into ONE powerful collaborative force. In the cloud or at your site, create, manage and deliver customized IETPs and high quality PDF on demand with the OneStrand TDM Portal.

OneStrand Commemorates National Military Appreciation Month

PORTLAND, Ore., May 1, 2017— As we salute all of our Men and Women in uniform who have served and fought in the pursuit of freedom…. Click here to read more and view a team video.

Lufthansa Technik Embraces S1000D in the Cloud with OneStrand AIR

PORTLAND, Ore., March 15, 2017— OneStrand leads the Technical Authoring Industry with continuous innovation with the R4i Software Suite, systems and training, featuring advanced cost performance, scalability and the flexibility needed, whether it’s on the web or in the cloud, OneStrand is the leader. Click here to read the press release.

OneStrand to Exhibit at the upcoming ATA E-Business Forum & S1000D User Forum 2017

PORTLAND, Ore., March 1, 2017— The OneStrand Team are excited to announce they will be exhibiting at the upcoming S1000D User Forum & ATA E-Business Forum 2017.

This year’s Forum topic will be “Driving Value Through Effective Information Sharing” A topic that we can all relate to and more importantly, what the R4i S1000D Product Suite specializes in!

We will be updating you with further details as they come to hand, including the exhibitor booth number, where you can find Team OneStrand at the event!

The Wait is over….. Issue 4.2 of the ASD S1000D Specification, Released!

PORTLAND, Ore., February 6, 2017— The S1000D Working Group have announced the release of Issue 4.2 of the S1000D Specification.  Click here to learn more about the updates that have been implemented.

OneStrand’s Tammy Halter given ‘air-time’ with ABC Radio Host

Brisbane, Aus., January 20, 2017— CEO and Founder of Absolute Data Group (ADG) and Co-Founder of OneStrand LLC Tammy Halter, discusses the exciting news of recent Virgin Galactic Contract win with ABC Brisbane’s Steve Austin. Click here to listen to the Radio Interview.

OneStrand Team Welcome in the New Year with Virgin Galactic Contract Win!

PORTLAND, Ore., January 19, 2017— OneStrand LLC are proud to announce that after an extensive technical evaluation, Virgin Galactic has selected OneStrand as their preferred supplier of S1000D technical publishing software, services and support. The all-encompassing R4i S1000D product suite will deliver technology essential in supporting their human spaceflight program. Click here to read the press release.

OneStrand Announces the First Smart Hosted S1000D Publishing Suite

PORTLAND, Ore., July 20, 2016— OneStrand LLC are proud to announce the launch of OneStrand AIR. The platform is the first modular S1000D Publishing suite offered as an online subscription service and is available to all industries.  Delivered as a hosted platform, OneStrand AIR enables organizations to create, manage and deliver S1000D compliant technical information without the need to purchase software and infrastructure. Click here to read the press release.

OneStrand to Exhibit at S1000D User Forum and S-Series Specification Day 2016

PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2016— The S1000D User Forum and S-Series Spefication Day in Seville Spain, will be hosted by the Spanish Association for Defence, Aeronautic and Space Technology Companies (TEDAE) on behalf of ASD.

The Annual S1000D User Forum is the premier event of the Technical Publications Community.  It provides firsthand, high-level and comprehensive information for managers but also a deep dive for technical experts – accompanied by presentations about successfully implemented use cases and an exhibition with live system demonstrations.

The OneStrand Team is excited to announce that they will be attending and exhibiting at this year’s event. Tammy Halter and Reeta Nye from the Brisbane, Australia office, and Ernie Brache and Michael Hickerson from the Oregon, USA office, will all be available for detailed discussions at the OneStrand exhibitor stand.


PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 19, 2016— AEC, Inc. announced today a joint venture with Absolute Data Group (ADG) to offer technical document creation and the emergence of new software, services and standards to best manage critical technical content in the aerospace, defense and transport industries.

The joint venture, called OneStrand, combines the global resources of the two companies, becoming a full-service company focused on each step involved with the creation and use of technical data. This includes the lifecycle management of technical data from initial creation to archiving, allowing for continued focus on the core competencies of both AEC and ADG.

“AEC will continue to develop its world class documentation services, while ADG will continue to deliver innovative S1000D software applications that redefine information management,” said Tammy Halter, founder of ADG.

“OneStrand brings to the market a combination of software solutions development and a service provider, all under one roof,” said Ernie Brache, founder of AEC. “We understand technical publication and we understand software. It’s a winning combination of two respected companies.”

To leverage the global reach of both operational capabilities and facilities, OneStrand will be headquartered in Portland, Oregon, but will have a combination of operations and software development locations in Brisbane, Australia; Sandy, Oregon; San Jose, Costa Rica and Hamburg, Germany.

“This joint venture combines the diverse, yet complementary experience and offerings of AEC and ADG,” said Thomas Kuhn of Lufthansa Technik.

“Both companies have become trusted insiders in the industry, and this venture creates maximum benefits for all stakeholders.”


About AEC Inc.

AEC Inc., headquartered in Sandy, Oregon, was founded in 1984. AEC employs more than 100 aerospace technical information professionals and is recognized worldwide as an industry leader for technical documentation and information management.


About Absolute Data Group (ADG)

Absolute Data Group (ADG) is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia and was founded in 1997 as an SGML consulting business. Today ADG is recognized worldwide for its innovative and user-friendly S1000D software suite.

Ernie and Rosemary Brache down-under for the OneStrand Launch with OneStrand Team Brisbane, Australia
Livestreaming OneStrand launch with Global Offices in Sandy, Oregon; Brisbane, Australia; San Jose, Costa Rica and Hamburg, Germany!