L'Oréal luxe division has chosen Aproove to cut their operating cost in all their collaboration with their external retouching agencies. Yves Saint Laurent beauté was the first L'Oréal brand to be equiped with a full Aproove solution in December 2013. All their exchanges, uploads, reviews, approvals, content proofing and file distribution with their suppliers and subsidiaries are now handled using Aproove with a massive time saving, total security and comfort. Retouching operations from suppliers where requiring between 24 to 48 hours in the past. Using Aproove, all those operations including certified hardcopy color proofing delivery are now done in real time and does not require anymore carrier with the remote contract proofing option.
Real-time fast Hires zoom and annotation
Aproove uses a unique technology to instantly stream any zoom level inside the document. Only high resolution documents are used in Aproove because the speed of the system is completely file size and resolution independent. With Aproove, there is no latency or wait to see the real high resolution content. Annotations tools consist of only ONE button clever enough to behave correctly depending on the context (text, image, layout, etc.). One single button means no training. It is also very efficient to avoid any misunderstanding between end users and professional operators.
Annotation task can be a real hassle when reviewers are always typing the same contents. Quicklist is a predefined list of terms, sentences, words that are available for clicking from a dropdown list in the annotation tool. This helps to speed up and clarify annotation tasks.
Some of the Aprooving clients
"We began using Aproove in our European operations [in 2013], with great success...It reduced the number of physical proofing cycles dramatically, with a resulting drop in paper costs and total time spent on proofing...our earlier process of downloading and distributing PDFs was costly and time consuming, but Aproove has solved this...Aproove is truly innovative."
Staples Europe has tightly integrated Aproove in their internal marketing collaboration workflow with more than 350 registered users and hundreds of guests involved in review and approval, all on the fly from all their Business units in all European countries. Aproove Architecture and its very low hardware footprint has helped Staples to run the whole solution on a single instance Aproove server running on a 2 core virtual machine. The 26 languages of Staples's catalogs and big books production are all done through Aproove from briefing to final approval print. This represent 100.000+ created pages per year. Staples also review all their Web site content through image workflows inside Aproove.
Macy's NY has chosen Aproove solution for managing all their picture retouching collaboration task between all marketing teams and the retouching/designer team. Aproove unique technology on displaying accurate High Resolution picture in any colorspace on any device has made a huge difference compared to competition. The low hardware footprint ensure very fast operation even with huge pictures and many concurrent users. The all picture retouching team (more than 30 operators) are happy Aproove users since 2012 and involve anyone at Macy's out of 15.000 users through the Aproove Active directory connector
"...With files centrally located, we’re able to streamline the workflow by eliminating back & forth for reviews. By eliminating & reducing file circulation among the reviewers. The greatest features of the application are version control and the invite feature which also management to Invite non account users into to workflow process."
Hudson Bay Company is located in Canada. They have more than 450 concurrent users and more than 2100 active users through invites in their Aproove solution installed in 2013 providing online proofing and online approval state of the art features into their marketing workflow.
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