Founded in 1997, Bluestream Database Software Inc. is a global market leading developer of database management software. Our flagship XDocs CCMS Component Content Management System (CCMS), is now in its 5th generation of development. XDocs CCMS provides a feature-rich, enterprise-class CCMS optimized for the implementation of the DITA standard for technical documentation. Bluestream are committed to Open Standards and XDocs supports the OWL web ontology standard and BPMN 2.0 for workflow and has comprehensive RESTful APIs enabling the integration with 3rd party systems.

XDocs CCMS provides unprecedented integration with XML Authoring Tools, powerful metadata management and flexible workflow and localization control through to the dynamic delivery of content to any platform/device. This functionality has made Bluestream XDocs CCMS the leading single vendor solution for organizations looking to improve and enhance their information workflow.

With unrivalled modular functionality and comprehensive open APIs together with a unique rapid deployment methodology, Bluestream’s versatile software can solve virtually any technical document problem and is inspiring teams of authors to create powerful user-focused content that can be flexi­bly delivered to any device or platform. XDocs CCMS is the only ‘Parts Aware’ CCMS and can be linked to ERP and PLM systems enabling the creation of Illustrated Parts Catalogues for multichannel delivery.


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


Bluestream’s team of technical specialists share the knowledge gained from over 100 successful implementations. Their ability to understand the complex customer requirements and turn them into workable solutions is backed by an experienced services division and extensive global partner network.

Commitment to Standards

Bluestream adheres to structured software design methodologies such as Joint Application Design (JAD) and uses industry standards and best practices. As a founding member of the W3C XQuery Working Group, a standing member of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee for over a decade, and a participant in other open standards organizations, Bluestream is a firm supporter of 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 core team have been chosen for their expertise and experience of structured content. Bluestream staff are recognised as leaders in the DITA XML community, serving on numerous committees including the DITA Technical Committee and presenting thought provoking talks at global events. The core team can be expanded when required using a network of experienced contract staff from within the DITA/Development Community.


Bluestream has over 100 globally distributed customers, ranging 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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