Bluestream Database Software Inc. was founded in 1997. We are a global market leading developer of database management software. Our flagship product XDocs, a DITA CCMS is now in its 5th generation of development. XDocs CCMS provides a feature-rich, enterprise-class CCMS for the implementation of the DITA standard for technical content. Bluestream are committed to Open Standards. Therefore, XDocs supports the OWL web ontology standard and BPMN 2.0 for workflow. It also has comprehensive RESTful APIs enabling the integration with 3rd party systems.

XDocs CCMS provides unprecedented integration with XML Authoring Tools and powerful metadata management. It also provides flexible workflow and localization control through to the instant delivery of content to any platform/device. Together, this functionality makes XDocs the leading single vendor solution for organizations looking to improve and enhance their information workflow.

Unrivalled functionality, comprehensive open APIs and a unique rapid deployment methodology means XDocs solves any technical content challenge. It inspires teams of authors to create powerful user-focused content. That content is being delivered to every device and platform. XDocs CCMS is also the only ‘Parts Aware’ CCMS and is being linked to ERP and PLM systems. Therefore, enabling the creation of Bills of Material and Illustrated Parts Catalogues for multichannel delivery.


Bluestream is committed to enabling all sizes and types of organizations to reap the benefits of a CCMS. We are deeply rooted in open system ideology. XDocs CCMS has been developed to bridge the void between open standards and a commercially available, complete, end-to-end content solution.


Bluestream’s team of technical specialists share the knowledge gained from over 100 successful deployments. We have a proven ability to understand complex customer requirements and turn them into workable solutions. And this is backed by an experienced services division and global partner network.

Commitment to Standards

Bluestream adheres to structured software design methodologies such as Joint Application Design (JAD) using industry standards and best practices. We are a founding member of the W3C XQuery Working Group and long term member of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee. Bluestream supports initiatives by industry organizations (W3C, IEEE, OASIS, IMS, and ASA). and private consortiums promoting interoperability standards.

Bluestream Team

To create exceptional software, you need a team of exceptional people. Bluestream’s team have been chosen for their expertise and experience of structured content. Our staff are recognised as leaders in the DITA XML community. We serve on numerous committees including the DITA Technical Committee. We present thought provoking talks at global events and hold regular Webinars. Bluestream also has a global network of partners with experience of DITA development and deployment.


Bluestream has over 100 globally distributed customers. These range from Fortune 100 organizations seeking complex cross departmental documentation solutions to small businesses containing single author teams. Bluestream have developed specific expertise in the areas of Information Technology, Learning and Assessment, Manufacturing and Policies and Procedures. Some of our customers are listed below.

Information Technology



Learning and Assessment

College Board


Policies and Procedures

ACI Worldwide



Denso Wave


FANUC America

GE Healthcare





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