ONEsource VDP using Adobe's InDesign CS2 Server as the layout
software. Output from Apsiva can be customized to a great
extent based on templates. These templates can be created
using Adobe InDesign CS2. Templates can be created using Adobe
InDesign and all it is available features.
VDP is a unified system that acts as a single content management
repository for marketing copy, images and tables and is completely
browser based. Hence Apsiva ONEsource VDP elevates enterprise
content from standalone system silos to an enterprise level.
It offers a powerful single point of control for managing
content across the Enterprise. This centralized management
of all your content increases efficiency across the value
chain while greatly reducing costs.
Apsiva ONEsource VDP
can also help organizations with business-critical content
in "silos". Organization where knowledge and information
authored by the content experts does not get relayed to the
end users on a timely fashion can now use ONEsource to author
content. This content can then be used for creating variable
output. This approach results in internal and external audiences
accessing accurate and up-to-date content to buy or sell products,
build catalogs, to support customers and to perform other
important business processes.
of ONEsource VDP
- Differentiate yourselves from
your competition with personalized catalogs
- Incorporate catalog creation
as a process in the shopping cart
- Create marketing and communications
materials in PDFs for electronic and print distribution
- Create customized catalogs and
publications On Demand
- Increase sales and reduce returns
with rich, accurate, and actionable content
- Create multi-channel communications
that have consistent content
- Centralize all content management
and improve content and knowledge sharing internally and
with strategic partners
- Increase use and reuse of content
across departments, media and customer channels
- Reduce time to market by reducing
cycle time for publishing
- Reduce costs by delivering
the right content, at the right time, to the right user
- Increase customer satisfaction
with better access to product content and literature
Centralization: With ONEsource VDP you can setup
one central repository of all your content across the enterprise.
Your sales, marketing, operations, customer service, customers
and partners access the latest and most accurate product information.
With one repository you eliminate the need for redundant data-entry
and inconsistencies in data. With all users and systems accessing
a single version of your content.
Shopping Cart: Apsiva ONEsource VDP offers an online
catalog and a shopping cart so PDF jobs can be created
by submitting the contents of a shopping cart directly. Apsiva
ONEsource processes the shopping cart and returns a PDF catalog
with the items in the shopping cart.
Documents: With ONEsource VDP, you can create
Hi-Rez PDF documents On Demand. Hi-Rez PDF documents can be
printed and corresponding Lo-Rez documents can be used for
on line viewing.
Output : Apsiva uses Adobe InDesign CS2 as the
layout software to create the output. Hence the output documents
can take advantage of all layout options available within
& Notifications: Apsiva ONEsource VDP comes
with built in Workflow and Notifications capability. Once
a PDF job is completed, the intended users can be notified
via E-mail. PDF documents or PDF catalogs can be directly
E-mailed sent to the prospects or recipients. These users
can either be the direct consumers of content or the user
who started the job.
Apsiva ONEsource VDP supports PDF job queuing so PDF
jobs of higher prioritization can run ahead.
Apsiva ONEsource VDP offers robust search capabilities. Content
can be searched using keyword search, part number search,
advanced search, parametric search, and category search. ONEsource
is browser based, making it easy for your entire organization
to be able to access the master catalog.
With ONEsource you can ensure that your content remains accurate
by only allowing the privileged users to view and make content
updates. With advanced user and role management capabilities
you can protect your product content from unauthorized change,
while giving content experts better access so they can react
quicker to business needs.
Capabilities: With Apsiva ONEsource, you need to
manage content only once for web, print, PDF and CD output.
This approach of managing content independent of output makes
content across web and print catalogs more consistent. With
ONEsource, content can be reused across catalog titles without
dual maintenance, thus reducing time-to-market.
Asset Management: With ONEsource you can centralize
and organize your images, artwork and documents in a searchable
database. All digital assets can be tagged to items and can
be searched by keywords or descriptions making it easy to
find them when you need them. Your digital assets can be maintained
from a browser and can be used in print and VDP output.
Publishing: With Apsiva ONEsource, you can create
custom catalogs for specific markets or for internal usage
on the fly. With this capability sales reps can create custom
catalogs for your customers anytime from anywhere from a browser.
This feature requires an add-on module.
& Measurement: Apsiva ONEsource comes with
several reports out of the box. Some reports include: Item
Variance Reports, Category Variance Reports, Cross-Reference
Reports, Item Details Reports, etc. You can further enhance
reporting during implementation to measure your workflows
and product content.
With Import features you can import content provided to you
by your manufacturers and suppliers. A variety of import tools
are provided to import item data, descriptions, categories,
attributes, cross references and assets. You can also export
product information in a variety of electronic forms.
Enforcing rigorous validation rules is easy with ONEsource.
Item attributes such as (descriptions, unit of measures, weights
and other supply chain data) can be made to conform to standards
easily. This makes your content more accurate making your
organization more efficient.
With the data integration module your print catalogs can be
fully integrated with your ERP system. Descriptions, pricing,
and a variety of other operational and item related information
can be seamlessly updated. ONEsource can also be used as a
syndication engine for your website or other electronic catalogs.
ONEsource VDP is built from ground up to keep data openly
accessible from other systems. Apsiva does not employ any
proprietary technologies. The system runs on Windows or Mac
operating systems, across networks, over the Internet/Intranet,
across major databases, and on all major J2EE application