Whether your focus is on high-volume critical communications in a continuous feed environment or marketing communications produced via sheet-fed workflows, throughout your print production operations you are capturing, manipulating and managing information. RICOH ProcessDirector helps you do this more efficiently and accurately, so you can meet your objectives for tracking and compliance, workflow automation, postal optimization, output management, and multi-channel information delivery.
Modular, scalable print workflow management software, RICOH ProcessDirector provides control over processes and print devices from multiple vendors via a web-based dashboard. It integrates with composition software, inserters and other systems with industry-standard password management and LDAP/AD integration.
Disparate systems can make hitting deadlines difficult. Manual effort is required to close gaps when systems cannot share information, driving up labor costs and negatively impacting service-level agreements.
Compliance penalties are a serious source of concern for businesses dealing with critical communications delivery. RICOH ProcessDirector tracks documents to help achieve 100% integrity from receipt to delivery.
RICOH ProcessDirector helps teams manage deadlines by automating workflow processes and providing visibility into every job from receipt to delivery.
RICOH ProcessDirector helps minimize mailing costs by reducing human touchpoints and working to maximize postal discounts.
RICOH ProcessDirector helps you deliver individual documents via a customer’s channel of choice by integrating their delivery preferences into production workflows.
No matter where you begin with RICOH ProcessDirector, you can add new capabilities as you grow or easily tailor what you have to accommodate changing workflow or compliance requirements. To augment the standard and optional features, our professional services team can deliver feature extensions or customized capabilities.
When you want your team to focus on core business issues, bring in Ricoh Consulting and Professional Services experts to help you design, implement and integrate a RICOH ProcessDirector solution utilizing a rich array of product features assembled from the many implementations already in production around the world. You can save time and minimize disruption — even in the most complicated environments — because our experts have “been there, done that” with critical communications, output management, tracking and compliance, workflow automation, postal optimization and multi-channel delivery.
RICOH ProcessDirector Add-On Features:AFP Support
Add AFP job- and document-level controls, as well as the AFP Indexer feature, which identifies document boundaries within an AFP job without having to make changes to the source application that creates the job.Transforms
Manage and manipulate data with industry-leading transforms.Preprinted Forms Replacement
Print jobs on plain paper using electronic forms to avoid costs associated with preprinted forms, including management, storage and manual workflows.Deadline Tracker
Track jobs based on expected durations for actual workflow steps. See when jobs are at risk of missing their SLAs with color coding.Advanced Document Processing
Create efficient production jobs by combining documents together from multiple jobs or documents that have the same attributes into mail pieces.Postal Automation
Achieve postage savings through extraction of address information for third-party software address-cleansing, optimized sorting and manifesting.Inserter Management
Configure inserters as part of a workflow system to automate reprint management, track individual mail pieces, create and manage a materials library, and combine multiple components into a single mail piece.Automated Verification
Scan unique barcodes on individual mail pieces to track items throughout production and automatically generate reprints for damaged or missing pieces.AFP Editor
Insert, modify or delete text, images and barcodes without having to modify applications that created the AFP.Archive
Archive jobs as a step in the workflow and use the search options to find a job, view it, reprint it or take other actions. Store the production history of each document, which simplifies research and audit-ready reporting.Online Backup
Keep production environments running while performing online backups to prevent lost work.Web Services Enablement
Call REST and SOAP web services from your production workflows to exchange data with third-party applications, including leading composition tools.MarcomCentral® Connect
Integrate the online storefront and web-to-print functions of MarcomCentral into your production workflows.Avanti Slingshot® Connect
Automate the reporting of production information, calculate production costs, manage inventory and more by integrating with the Avanti Slingshot MIS solution.Ultimate Impostrip® Connect
Integrate the powerful imposition functions of Ultimate Impostrip into your production workflows effortlessly.Enfocus PitStop Connect
Integrate preflight operations that use Enfocus PitStop Server into your production workflows for PDF print jobs.Electronic Presentment
Use an API to access archived data to present in your own application or company website. Allow customer service reps to find individual customer documents and reprint them.
• 4GB or more RAM; if any document processing function is required, 12 GB is the minimum requirement
• 200 GB or more disk storage
• SLES 12 for x86 with latest service packs (64-bit)
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux (64 bit) 6.7 through the latest 6.x
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux (64 bit) 7.1 through the latest 7.x
• Windows Server® 2016 (64-bit)
• Windows Server® 2019 (64-bit)
• Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox internet browser
•AIX Version 7.2 TL2 or above (64-bit)
• File copy to hot folder
• Poll directories on secure FTP site
• z/OS® AFP Download Plus (with optional AFP Support feature)
• Download for z/OS (with optional AFP Support feature)
• REST and SOAP web services (with optional Web Services Enablement feature)
Kevin Sullivan President CCS Printing