American Chemical Society reduces time to market from 2 weeks to 7 hours
An XML solution to automate 92% of composition and QA, cutting the production cycle from weeks to hours and delivering 100% ROI within 1 year.
ACS teamed with GPSL to deliver an automated XML solution based on ACS's existing Arbortext and Documentum technology platform.
The ACS Journal Composition Automation initiative aimed to achieve the following goals across all of their journal publications:
Retain control of their data and the publication process
Reduce time to publication and market for existing and new products
Reduce production and operational costs
Automate all typographical quality assurance processes in the publishing workflow
GPSL worked to overcome the complexities associated with large page volumes and complex scientific material to deliver an automated solution, which met their goals and delivered:
High throughput, with no intervention during composition process
No loss of quality for auto-composed articles
Ability to handle special scientific elements such as complex tables, MathML equations, references lists, chemistry charts and schemes
Integration with existing Documentum CMS
Integration with third party composition vendor workflows
92% automation of composition and QA
Reduced time to market from 2 weeks to 7 hours
1-year payback on solution
Reduces ACS’s need to outsource composition
Enables multi-channel delivery of journal articles
Arbortext Publishing Engine
Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher
The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world's largest scientific society and one of the world's leading sources of authoritative scientific information. They have more than 150,000 members in 140+ countries.
American Chemical Society
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