Words Online for z/OS enhances your CICS applications by managing text-based resources centrally, and allows you to add help screens, menus and windows without changing your application programs.
Programmer productivity is increased using easy, security controlled access to key development resources such as specification, design and testing documents. Words Online for z/OS also reduces training and support costs through the provision of context-sensitive help that enables end users to resolve more of their own application-related queries.
Comprehensive text management
The Words Online for z/OS text management system caters for all of your installation's text handling requirements, from simple memos through to complex design documents and books.
The text management system provides users with a central facility for storing, accessing, editing and printing all of your text information.
Integral security routines, using CICS security keys and passwords, protect all text information against tampering by unauthorized users.
Any user can access online help information whenever an unexpected or unfamiliar situation in an online CICS transaction is encountered. This can be presented either as a full screen or in a window.
Help information can be incorporated into any of your CICS transactions, whether written in-house or by a third party, without making any changes to your existing software.
Words Online for z/OS displays the most detailed help information available, according to the situation the user was in at the time of the help request.