Business Challenges No comment archive. Edit AuthorReview Documentation cycle Documentation workflows and resources difficult to manage. Writer updates unclear and error-prone. Document and review status manually tracked or unknown. Reviewer participation lacking.
Why ReviewEase Gains Specifically tailored to enhance documentation project workflows, reduce writing times and review cycles Cost Enables efficient documentation resource management across multiple projects and locations. Quality Improves reviewer participation and provides data for quality standards compliance. Productivity gains Project cost monitoring & reductions Quality enhancements
ReviewEase Features Archived Quality Data Establishes user-defined documentation projects and customized review sets. Seamless integration of review comments into writers’ source files. Real-time Status Tracking Generates real-time project status, comment status, reviewer participation and writer status reports with time tracking capabilities for writer and comment work records. Generates summary and detail reports for project comparisons, quality standard compliance and historical record keeping. User-defined projects and review sets Innovative Comment Inserting Technology
Reviewer feedback ReviewEase Database Writers add and import comments. Team leads check comment and review status. Managers plan resource usage and project priorities. Source Files ReviewEase Solution
ReviewEase Benefits Easy Setup and Administration Modular DLL design for customized usage. FrameMaker interface with PDF review files. Effective Review Management Easy organization across projects, books and chapters. Manage distributed resources—internally and externally. Seemless integration of reviewer feedback and source files. Real-time Reporting and Tracking Systematically track reviewer comments and updates. Reduce review cycle times Create comment archives.
FrameMaker Interface Benefits 1 Users familiar with FrameMaker conventions. Easy feature access. Portable across writing groups and locations.
Project Level Setup Users familiar with FrameMaker conventions. 1 Detailed project data and trends. 2 Portable across writing groups and locations. 3 Top-level visibility.
Review Sets Users familiar with FrameMaker conventions. 1 Detailed project data and trends. 2 3 Top-level visibility. Click to add Title1 2 3 Create chapter-level reviews Setup reviewer assignments. Custom review drafts.
Required - closed Standard - pending Optional - open Comment Flags Comment status and priority. Comment entry data. Includes time tracking.
Reports Robust report generation Review Detail Project Status Writer Status Comment Status Review Effectiveness Reviewer Participation Review Summary
Project Status Monitor project status. Track writer time and work for each project. Data for project milestones
Writer Status Monitor writer status. Track writer work across projects. Create writer progress data.
Comment Status Monitor comment status. Manage writer workloads and comment progress. Easy project comparison
Review Effectiveness Monitor review progress and effectiveness. Analyze review inputs across projects and review sets. Establish review standards
Reviewer Participation Monitor critical reviewer input. Track reviewer participation across projects and review sets. Ensure reviewer input.
Review Summary Summary of all project report data. Store summary data for historical records. Easy data access without graphs.
Review Detail Summary all project report data with optional comment listing. Store summary data for historical records. Easy data access without graphs.
Writer adds, edits and imports comments Lead writer setups projects and reviews. Generates weekly status reports. Manager performs resource planning and project management using project- level reports, including writer response time and performance tracking data. Customized Use Modular DLL files customized installations. Stores data in MS Access database for local or remote access. Supports central or distributed work environment.
Competition Adobe PDF PDF-based console. Not integrated with FrameMaker writing environment. Lack of robust status and writer reports. WebWorks Final Draft HTML-based and linked to WebWorks formats. Not integrated with FrameMaker writing environment. Lack of real-time status reports. Standard Documentation Processes Mix of email, hardcopy, and other review formats. Comments and status unchecked and unmanaged. No guarantee of document and review updates. No reports or historical record keeping.
ReviewEase Summary Easy to install and use. Empowers more effective documentation project monitoring and management. Improves reviewer participation and responses. Enhances writer workflows and comment-update processes. Provides quality data for standards compliance and tracking. A comprehensive solution for documentation project management, writer/reviewer efficiencies, and quality compliance.