Current Projects

The start project of the DERCOM association is the development of an interface between authoring and translation memory systems - short COTI. Specifications available here!

Membership at DERCOM

The association is open to other interested manufacturers. Information about membership is found here:


On November 08, 2021, the tekom Annual Conference digital will take place for the second time. Here, participants can visit the virtual exhibition stands of the exhibitors and take advantage of the opportunity to exchange ideas. Special added value is offered by the 175 specialist presentations, where industry experts share their expertise with visitors. Also missing is the Association of German Editing and Content Management System Manufacturers e.V. [...]

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„DERCOM-Track“ at the tekom Jahrestagung 2021

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The new tekom format for even more technical content and interactive experience! Experience exciting, new approaches in our expert presentations and panel discussions focusing on content creation in digitization.
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iiRDS is compliant with VDI 2770: DERCOM achieves important association goal

The Association of German Editorial and Content Management System Manufacturers (DERCOM) can rejoice: On 01 April 2020, VDI Guideline 2770 came into force. This now officially confirms that the Intelligent Information Request and Delivery Standard (iiRDS) is compliant with VDI 2770 even after the guideline has been revised. This is a great success for DERCOM, which contributed to the rapid implementation of conformity through its work in the iiRDS consortium

For more quality in tenders - What DERCOM advises

Figures, data, discussions: This was the motto of the panel discussion initiated by the Association of German Editorial and Content Management System Manufacturers e. V. (DERCOM) had initiated at the tekom Annual Conference 2019. The topic was the new CMS study and its benefits for future tenders.

New CMS market study - DERCOM participates in panel discussion

The market for content management systems (CMS) is on the move: The new CMS study, which will be presented at this year's tekom annual conference, is therefore eagerly awaited. In a subsequent panel discussion, members from the Association of German Editorial and Content Management System Manufacturers (DERCOM) will discuss the results of the study and trends in the editorial systems market.

Carl Pfeffer and Sebastian Göttel appointed to DERCOM Board of Directors

The Association of German Editorial and Content Management System Manufacturers (DERCOM) has elected a new board of directors: The member companies now appointed Carl Pfeffer, CEO of Fischer Information Technology AG, and Sebastian Göttel, Head of Sales & Marketing at SCHEMA Group, to head DERCOM. This replaces the previous leadership consisting of Stefan Freisler and Henning Mallok. The new board would also like to focus on the active further development and dissemination of information standards such as the Intelligent Information Request and Delivery Standard (iiRDS).

Across Language Server supports COTI

Another step towards more convenient and flexible translations: The Across Language Server now supports levels 2 and 3 of the Common Translation Interface (COTI) of DERCOM. COTI enriches the translation performance of Across with further automations and thus optimizes processes in a customer-specific manner. Across says it is a market-leading provider of software solutions for all corporate language resources and translation processes.COTI specification free download: The new COTI specification version 1.1 is available now

iiRDS - DERCOM-membersinform about the new standard

The intelligent information request and delivery standard - iiRDS for short - is getting closer. Thus, as founding members of DERCOM, both Schema GmbH and the gds group outline the advantages of the new standard for data provision in their blogs.                                                                                                        

Here you find the acutal specification for free download