PMT (Publication Management Toolkit) was initiated in 2002 for a large French banking establishement. Providing automatable direct marketing and legal publications for distributed financial and insurance institutions.
Graphics engines form the core component of the publishing system. A combination of native EPS, PDF, XML and HTML engines as well as API links to remote Quark Xpress and Adobe Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop in combination with a variable resolution CMS form the core of PMT.
Based on server failover load balancing and production request volume queuing the support infrastructure uses Microsoft server and Microsoft SQL server technology in a (European) distrubuted replicated environment consisting of two remote hosted primary hubs.
All front-end Internet facing activity including load balancing via dynamic security and firewall processing. User management and authority managed by corporate domain configuration rules exposing functionalities depending on the roles and rights of each user of each group.
Mutli-media communication makes it possible to reach the same people using multiple media channels in a consistant manner ensuring the meassage gets across.
People respond differently to (digital) information depending on the surrounding, time of day, device used and susceptibility to incoming information. This can vary widely depending on peoples choice of prefered information channel.
Based on SLA requirments, customer front-end expectations, production and manufacturing processes and workflows and not forgetting integration into ERP and administrative processes, the required infrastructure, workflows and processes are identified and designed.
Diverse dynamic functional components communicating on a two level monitoring and workflow bus. Modular functionalities allows dynamic configuration for the variety of input and output channels.