Apsiva ONEsource Solution
Apsiva ONEsource is a unified system
that elevates product information management 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 product content increases
efficiency across the value chain while greatly reducing costs.
With Apsiva ONEsource the right information can be in the
right hands on demand.
Apsiva ONEsource brings structure
and order to your catalog content. Using ONEsource, organizations
can centralize their content across print and electronic catalogs.
Apsiva offers the following features:
Centralization: With ONEsource you can create one
central repository of all product information for the entire
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 product
information, you can conduct business on a unified basis.
Apsiva ONEsource offers robust search capabilities. Some search
tools include keyword search, part number search, advanced
search, structured 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.
Sales reps and Customer Service reps can reduce the time they
spend on searching for product information.
Item Data Management:
Managing your item data will be significantly simplified with
mass data management tools within ONEsource. You can manage
categorization, attributes, category specific attributes,
item descriptions, item pricing, manufacturers, and suppliers.
All of this can be done either with a powerful desktop tool
or a browser, making it easy to access, and maintain accurate
Management: ONEsource makes it easy for you to
bring robust structure and organization with product management.
This capability ensures that your content is print catalog
ready and electronic commerce. With product management, you
can author copy,
bullets and features for print and web.
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 manage
content only once. ONEsource builds on top of ONEsource Product
Information Management software, and makes the same content
not only available to multiple catalog titles but also to
the web. This approach of managing content independent of
output, makes your web and print catalogs more consistent.
ONEsource makes this possible by taking a layered approach
to build your Product Information Management that goes into
catalogs. Content is managed in a hierarchical fashion to
adopt to a wide variety of catalog formats and media. 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 are directly integrated into your desktop
publishing environment further reducing the time it takes
to gather them when they need to be included in a catalog,
which results in improved efficiency.
Products, Kits and Accessories: With ONEsource
you can manage product kits, accessories and alternates. This
capability makes your content more organized and empowers
your sales reps to cross-sell and up-sell products. It also
enables the customer service reps to suggest alternate products
and serve customers better. This is part of Enterprise Edition
Cross-References: With ONEsource you can manage
product cross-references that can be used in situations when
the primary product is either out-of-stock or if a better
product replaced the primary product. Managing this information
allows your sales reps and customer service reps to better
react in selling situations.
& 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 is built from ground up to keep data openly accessible
for other systems and IS personnel. There are no proprietary
technologies employed. The entire system runs on any operating
system, across networks, over the Internet/Intranet, across
major databases, and can run on any major J2EE compatible
application server. The system requires minimal support since
there is less desktop support involved - ONEsource is a browser-based