Orchid Information Systems Limited is a technical writing, technical illustrating and training development company, established in 1996. The company is owned by the Directors and operates primarily from offices in Royston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Orchid produces or updates technical documentation, computer based training modules and websites. The company aims to provide cost effective, high quality solutions derived from a unique blend of technical know-how, technical authorship, design, development and project management. With our internal skills, and the support of our Partners (e.g. translators, printers etc.), we aim to provide our clients with a hassle free, one-stop solution.
Products and Services
Orchid’s products and services fall in to the following areas:
Technical Publications and Information Services that include the origination and supply of:
- Technical Manuals and User Guides
- Online Help systems
- Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs)
- Technical Illustrations and Graphics
Computer Based Training Services that include the origination and supply of:
- Computer Based Training Plans
- Computer Based Training Modules (SCORM compliant)
- Learning Management Systems
Website Design and Development services have included the design and development of:
- Corporate Website and Extranets
- E-commerce Websites
- Content Management Systems
- Search Engine Optimisation Projects
Orchid’s ability to provide Internet solutions is strengthened further by the ownership of OrchidServe, a national Internet Service Provider (ISP) that provides domain names, hosting and web application support.
Skills and Experience
Orchid’s core skills and experience are in the following areas:
- Technical Authoring
- Technical Editing and Proofreading
- Technical Illustration
- Document Formatting
- Help File and Electronic Document Preparation
- Computer Based Training Design and Development
- Animation and 3D Modelling
- Website Design
- Web and Database Development
- Search Engine Optimisation
- Document and Application Hosting
- Printing Support
- Translation Support
With over 25 years of trading experience, Orchid’s projects range from providing assistance with modest documentation updates to producing large suits of technical manuals, online documentation and computer based training.
Several clients rely on Orchid to produce their technical publications and maintain their websites, trusting Orchid to have both the design flair and the technical aptitude to deliver results.
Orchid has succeeded in winning contracts and partnering with clients at local, national and international levels – including some of the World’s most recognisable companies.
See our Client List and Case Studies for more detail.