Archives by Tag 'Avanti'

Avanti Slingshot: Beyond Just Print MIS

Last updated: Monday, June 23, 2014

I recently had a chance to review Avanti’s Slingshot print MIS system and was quite impressed. Their solution is built upon the premise that the print and marketing services business is increasingly reliant upon multiple lines of business. In other words, the customer goals for this industry are to quote, accept and fulfill orders rather [...]

Five PRINT13 Software Solutions that Rocked My World

Last updated: Monday, October 14, 2013

There were many, many solutions shown at PRINT13 and I’m sure I’ll offend companies by not mentioning theirs. Let me start by apologizing for that. It’s a big world and a small blog article; I really don’t mean to slight anyone. That being said, here are five solutions that I thought were really innovative and [...]

Read and Watch: A 3-day task reduced to 1 hour? Buffalo Printing shows how with Avanti and Xerox

Last updated: Friday, August 30, 2013

Buffalo Printing in Buffalo, New York, had a major client who submitted large orders of short-run work several times a week via spreadsheets generated from their corporate systems. Buffalo Printing needed to fulfill these orders within 4 days … yet it took 3 days to enter each order which contained hundreds of jobs with individual [...]

Why the sudden interest in workflow?

Last updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013

This morning Ricoh announced a new investment and partnership with Avanti Computer Systems Limited. This is a big deal because it means that now Ricoh TotalFlow delivers a complete production workflow management system that includes submission, print MIS and workflow management. This is done through Ricoh’s own Process Director Express workflow management solution along with [...]

Seen at AppForum – When to Automate Administrative Workflows

Last updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary the word “workflow” has no meaning – which could explain a lot of the confusion in the industry. Google, on the other hand, defines workflow as “The sequence of industrial, administrative, or other processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion” which actually works quite well [...]