MadCap Software Announces Integration of MadCap Central Content Management Solution with Popular Slack Team Communication and Collaboration Platform

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La Jolla, CA, April 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MadCap Software, Inc., the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a showcase company for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Visual Studio, today announced that MadCap Central integrates with Slack from Slack Technologies Inc. Slack is the leading cloud-based team collaboration and communication platform. MadCap Central is the first cloud-based platform for content and project management designed specifically for the technical documentation industry. Through the integration, MadCap Central users now can collaborate and receive MadCap Central notifications on their Slack channels.

MadCap Central is the content management solution built for and integrated with MadCap Flare, MadCap’s flagship product and the technical authoring industry’s leading single-source, multi-channel authoring and publishing solution. MadCap Flare is used by thousands of companies worldwide to create any type of technical documentation—such as online Help, support sites, user manuals, and policy and procedure guides—and publish it to any format or device, from print to responsive design for web, mobile or desktop use. MadCap Central enables creators of Flare-based content to facilitate collaboration among teams and departments, automate publishing, track tasks and projects, manage user permissions to control access and maintain quality, and host projects and content in the cloud from one central location.

Significantly, MadCap Central offers the ability to track and manage tasks by viewing them through a task board or calendar view. At the same time, users can get full project visibility by using customizable dashboards and widgets—objects that make it easy to see important information at a glance—for quick and easy access to calendars, build history, cloud storage usage, project properties, and other resources. Highly scalable, MadCap Central can grow to meet the demands of any size organization. The result is a comprehensive, agile, and cost-effective alternative to enterprise content management (ECM) and component content management system (CCMS) solutions.

The newest release of MadCap Central now enables users to integrate with their Slack accounts in just a few easy steps. Users then can receive a number of MadCap Central notifications on their Slack channels, including:

  • Users: when a user has been added to or removed from a project.
  • Builds: if a target from a project is generated, whether a manual start, scheduled start, or rebuild.
  • Teams: when a team has been added to or removed from a project.
  • Tasks: if comments or files are added to a task.
  • Projects: with changes to a project’s status, such as activated, locked, or archived.

“Our mission with MadCap Central is to create a superior content management experience for technical communications and documentation professionals by delivering an agile, comprehensive solution designed specifically for content creators,” said Anthony Olivier, MadCap founder and CEO. “We are now extending this commitment by enriching users’ collaboration through integration with Slack, increasingly the platform of choice for communicating across teams.”

Availability and Pricing

MadCap Central is available today and features special, limited-time introductory pricing for 12-month subscriptions that start at $79 per month. It includes 10 GB of storage per company account (with additional storage available), free product upgrades and updates, platinum-level maintenance and support with unlimited email and telephone support, a knowledge base, and forum access. A MadCap Central license can be purchased either directly within the trial version of MadCap Central, online at the MadCap Software Store, or by contacting +1 (858) 320-0387 or sales@madcapsftware.com.

About MadCap Software        

MadCap Software, Inc. is a trusted resource for the thousands of companies around the globe that rely on its solutions for multi-channel authoring and publishing, multimedia, and translation management of their professional documentation. Whether delivering technical, medical, marketing, business, or human resources content, MadCap’s products are used to create corporate intranets, Help systems, policy and procedure manuals, knowledge bases, instruction manuals, user guides, and more to any format, including high-end print, online, desktop, mobile or responsive HTML5. MadCap services include product training, consulting services, translation and localization, and an advanced developer certification program. Headquartered in La Jolla, California, MadCap Software is home to some of the most experienced software architects and product experts in the content development industry. Learn more about MadCap Software at www.madcapsoftware.com.

MadCap Software, the MadCap Software logo, MadCap Central, MadCap Flare, and MadPak are trademarks or registered trademarks of MadCap Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other marks are the properties of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Rebecca Hurst
Kinetic.PR for MadCap Software
rebecca@kineticprllc.com
650-679-9282
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