Free Workflow Automation Seminar and Consultation - London

August 31, 2009 in Publishing (F)

[] London, UK - DistributorX, the technology channel source, are pleased to announce a free seminar offering users the chance to see solutions that can help their business to thrive during the recession by reducing many costs associated with their particular workflow. The free event is open to everyone and important for all businesses looking to be profitable by automating their workflows and reducing manual work.

As part of a complete automated workflow solution, users will learn about key productivity tools that easily integrate with Enfocus Switch and they will get to see how these solutions work together for any automation project. They will also learn how to calculate their return on investment. Additionally, channel partner XChange UK will be demonstrating several key time- and money-saving XTensions and plug-ins, showing users how they can completely streamline their projects and workflows.

Solutions being demonstrated at the Workflow Automation Seminar include: Switch solutions from Enfocus - provide automation of key applications from Adobe, Alwan, callas software, Elpical, Enfocus, Perfect Proof and more. Switch handles PDF, PostScript(R), images or native documents with equal ease and can take advantage of the metadata available in a user's workflow to route or process jobs differently.

Adobe(R) InDesign(R) CS4 Server - offers new functionality for developers and system integrators, helping them to create more powerful automated publishing solutions for a wide variety of markets and customers. Key new capabilities include InDesign Markup Language (IDML), performance monitoring tools, and dynamic content creation.

PerfX Device Link Pro by TGLC -is the perfect tool to create ICC DeviceLink profiles. This type of ICC profile, is commonly used to re-separate CMYK colours, in order to optimise the colour reproduction based on the type of printing process, paper and ink used for printing.

RealVue3D from FFEI -enables printers and creative professionals to convert any multi-page PDF into a stunning and interactive 3 dimensional visualisation.

PitStop solutions from Enfocus -provide essential preflighting of PDF files to ensure accurate output of any print job and advanced PDF editing capabilities.

MadeToPrint from axiao -available as a server version as well as an XTension or Plug-in, MadeToPrint offers unmatched power for automated printing, proofing and file exporting.

InData/Xdata and InCatalog/Xcatalog from Em Software -Xdata/Indata automatically formats data exported from a Macintosh or Windows database and spreadsheet applications, or downloaded from corporate information systems freeing users from endless manual formatting. Xcatalog/InCatalog provides an "open system" database-neutral linking scheme between databases and QuarkXPress(R) documents, automating the publication of documents ranging from one-page advertising flyers to 1,000 page industrial products catalogue.

CtrlChanges and CtrlCrossTalk from Ctrl Print - are Plug-ins for Adobe InDesign and Adobe InCopy users that require a clear and accurate solution to a common problem; to visually see what has been changed in the InDesign document.

Quite Hot Imposing from Quite Software -enable OEMs, system integrators and independent vendors to create customised workflows using either the hotfolder or command-line tools within Quite Hot Imposing.

Inpo2 Automation from Dynagram -is a powerful and scalable PDF imposition software, built right into the familiar environment of Acrobat 8/9. inpO2 provides all the functions and features for contemporary printers deploying end-to-end PDF workflows

"We are pleased to arrange this free Workflow Automation Seminar in conjunction with Enfocus," offers Rachel Keenan, Channel Manager for DistributorX. "Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to attend the Workflow Automation Seminar in either London or Cheltenham so they can take advantage of the valuable information being presented for solutions that will reduce operating costs by automating their workflow in ways they never imagined possible"

The free Workflow Automation Seminar is taking place on:
* 29 September - London - The Mermaid Convention Centre
* 30 September - Cheltenham - Grafx Digital Technologies

The Workflow Automation Seminar will show users concrete examples of how to save time and money by increasing productivity with solutions from key industry-leading publishers. Practical user stories will illustrate how businesses are benefiting from automating their production environments. Users will learn about solutions for Workflow Automation, Printing & Proofing, Colour Management, Imposition, PDF Preflighting and Print Visualisation. There are also two free Workflow Clinics on the day of the 29th September London seminar, so users can come along with their laptops and discuss their workflow pitfalls with the experts. This is an incredible opportunity to receive free consultancy on the spot with workflow geniuses and PDF gurus.

There remains a massive need for businesses to reduce costs and workflow automation is a key solution to increase productivity. Space at these events is limited and early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment. For more information on the free Workflow Seminar, users can call on 44 (0)870 458 3414 during UK business hours.

DistributorX (DX) distribute products to a wide range of resellers in the corporate, commercial, print, publishing and graphic design channels and are authorised distributors for Enfocus, Markzware and Quark Systems. DX represent more than 100 prepress and extended technology vendors of PDF and workflow solutions, QuarkXTensions(R) solutions; InDesign(R), Acrobat(R), Illustrator(R) and Photoshop(R) Plug-ins(R) and other complementary utilities. Additionally DX distribute 3D design solutions, colour management tools and system and font utilities. DistributorX provides registered resellers with full access to the complete range of DX products and secure online ordering.