NPD & PLM CUSTOMERS ACHIEVE RESULTS
- Simplify & improve all your project management business processes
- Enhance your NPD & PLM briefing processes linked to business logic for all key stakeholders
- Remove your dependence upon Excel spreadsheets to plan & track activities
- Create automated digital critical paths replicating your ways of working
- Enjoy visibility, traceablity & reporting across all operations
- Drive real time collaboration between teams delivering consistency & compliance
- Gain significant time & cost reduction linked to increased efficiencies
Get your products to market faster, simpler & cheaper!
Establish control & drive positive behaviours
Partner with the experts who have experienced your challenges & understand your frustrations
Transparent & flexible licencing model to support your changing needs
Endless integration possibilities create seamless data transfer between systems
THE BENEFITS OF USING SMARTFLOW
Digital workflows co-ordinate projects & control tasks across cross-functional teams responsible for NPD, PLM & artwork approval activities.
Project Manager is linked to the main Smartflow engine and enables Users to plan and manage work as it moves through the process.
PIM & Data Manager
This allows clients to manage and approve data from multiple sources, always ensuring the correct copy is used for packaging related artwork and marketing literature.
Using a range of pre-approved templates users can create their own artwork. Artwork Creator is ideal for making simple copy or images changes to an existing piece of artwork.
Invite & collaborate within your critical path, approval of artwork packaging labels. DaVinci enables users to operate simultaneously reviewing, annotating & commenting, before rejecting or approving files to the next stage gate.
Ensures all approved versions of artwork and supporting documentation e.g. product information, cutter guides and imagery are stored, managed and accessed through one central location.
Reporting Manager give User’s access to up-to-the-minute reporting on all activity as it moves through the system.
Invite, collaborate and approve artwork. Artwork Approver enables Users to simultaneously review, annotate and add comments to artwork, before rejecting or approving to the next stage.
"Gap Systems have developed an outstanding flexible workflow solution which is incredibly user friendly, which had an extremely short implementation phase for all six Real countries plus our business partners worldwide. Our staff love it because it’s easy to use, flexible and fast. It’s an outstanding solution. We use it to manage the packaging lifecycle, from the initial idea through to pack delivery, across multiple departments and regions."
"Gap Systems truly transformed our creative services process. This has improved our efficiencies in terms of both times and resources, and best of all, it has allowed our designers to do what they do best…create!"
"Before Smartflow, we were drowning in paper — which required more manpower to manage, and made referencing past projects really difficult. Now, our entire organization has access to the information they need – whether artwork files, legal/QC approvals. It makes for a much more efficient workflow, and more clear accountability for each person’s role in a project."
At Gap Systems we understand that no two Clients have the same processes, requirements and needs. We take the time to fully understand the challenges that are faced within each environment and deliver a Smartflow solution that is mapped accordingly.
Smartflow is an enterprise project business management tool kit that delivers resource content management modules designed for New Product Development (NPD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Enterprise Marketing Resource Management (EMRM) and Labelling & Artwork Approval Management / Automation of Labelling Artwork (LAM). Smartflow provides an all-in-one product development and marketing platform that unites and integrates people, data, processes and business systems.
It provides product information for companies and their extended supply chain enterprises, replicating process and delivering, where required, new interactive digital ways of working, smartly & uniquely. The Smartflow software helps organisations overcome the increased pressure and complexity of their operational challenges linked to the development of new products, packaging artwork approvals and labelling automation required for in today’s global competitive markets within the Pharmaceutical, FMCG & Retail business sectors.