Enterprise Document Transformation: 8 Must-Have Features for Superior Performance [Part 1]

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Organizations that issue high-volume customer communications such as credit card bills, bank statements, insurance policies, and telephone bills must have the ability to print this content, present it online, and efficiently store it. Document Transformation solutions make it possible for organizations to convert documents from one format to another, as required. If your organization ... Read More

Analytics – Improve Your Customer Communications

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Financial services, retail, utility and government organizations are all looking for an edge in communicating with their customers. Customers today get plenty of communications, and the trick to engaging them with your brand and your products is to cut through the clutter and be noticed. Using analytics to target your customer communications is a key way to do this. Customer communica... Read More

Top 10 News Stories from Actuate for 2014

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This has been a huge year at Actuate. Between new products, acquisitions, and growth in our community, we've been busy providing great software across all of our divisions that help our customers meet their challenges in novel ways. Today, as 2014 winds down,  we’re highlighting ten of our biggest news stories of the year.     January 21: Actuate Patents... Read More

Accessible Communications Deadlines Looming for Public & Private Sectors in Ontario

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Do you communicate with your customers electronically? An important deadline is looming for businesses that operate in Ontario. If your organization uses PDF documents in its Customer Communications strategy, then you should be concerned about the deadline for providing accessible communication supports in those PDF documents. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AOD... Read More

Freedom Scientific’s Annual Accessibility Showcase: Highlights from the One-Day Event

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Screen reader technology has become a mainstay for the blind community, allowing individuals with visual impairments to read and access digital information in a way they never could before. And since Actuate’s own automated Document Accessibility technology provides a means for high volumes of documents to be made completely compatible with screen readers, we like to stay up to date on... Read More

Easier Document Transformation Development with Customer Communication Suite 5.1.

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We all know that creating document transformation projects is complex. That’s why Actuate, in the 5.1 release of the Actuate Customer Communication Suite, has made improvements motivated to make the job of Document Transform Developer a lot easier. This release includes a number of new features and enhancements that can considerably reduce not only the time and complexity involved in c... Read More

Data Driven Summit – CEO Keynote [Video]

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Thanks to everyone who participated in Data Driven Summit 2014! We've now covered the globe to bring to you the latest thinking about embedded analytics tools and data driven applications. At seven venues, more than 1,000 developers, managers and BI industry thought leaders were on hand to discuss the future of data driven apps. Representatives from New York City Transit, SaskTel... Read More

Accessibility and Government-Produced PDFs

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First published on G3ict.org Government agencies are huge creators of high-volume personal communications. Tax documents, benefits and health statements, and other critical information is distributed everyday – and the U.S. federal government aims to deliver more and more of these digitally, cutting costs and making them easier for citizens to obtain. Yet, to reach all citizens, the... Read More

Sneak Peek: BIRT PowerDocs Salesforce1 Mobile App

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We want to give you an insight into the latest developments of our BIRT PowerDocs cloud software. Today we will introduce you to the new BIRT PowerDocs Salesforce1 Mobile app, which we presented for the first time at the Dreamforce 2014. Take a first look at our app, which you can use to create complex, interactive and process-integrated documents with Salesforce1 and BIRT PowerDocs. How... Read More

DEEP Access: Highlights from “Designing Enabling Economies and Policies”

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In October, I took part in two separate and very different events dedicated to accessibility. Each had its highlights and in a later blog post I’ll tell you what those were for the second of the two: Freedom Scientific’s Annual Accessibility Showcase. I want to dedicate this post to the first, though – DEEP 2014: Designing Enabling Economies and Policies. The two-day event took ... Read More