Every corporation is expected to provide first-class service and transparency in all aspects of business relationships with customers. Information that is not only highly personalized and easy to read and understand but also accurate and timely is essential for all business communication with customers. Customized 1:1 documents - such as statements, reports, bills, policies, contracts, business letters - that reflect a consistent corporate design, look and feel for high-volume batch, online, ad-hoc and user interactive applications play an important role in maintaining customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Key challenges organizations have:
Deploy the Digital Transformation Roadmap:
The Papyrus digital Customer Communication Platform enables corporations to consolidate all types of document output (high-volume batch, online, user interactive and on-demand) to one platform. All generated building blocks (data, text, tables, images, etc.) can be reused across all document types. Corporate design and identity are guaranteed.
Business teams can take ownership. They are empowered by the Papyrus Business Designer leveraging the Correspondence Framework Solution to generate content and assemble complete mailings. IT works in collaboration with the business teams sharing data, content, document building blocks and resources from a common central WebRepository.
Smart template design & management:
Campaigns with Targeted Messages
Manage and send campaigns - A/B testing - Support for big volumes - Email and push notification - Based on historical data gathered by the communication platform - send on the best moment of the day or the best day of the week - Synch with CRM engine
Resend communications via the same or a different channel
Irrespective of the communication scenario, documents are always generated to be highly personalized and can include customized targeted messages, colors and charts, videos, audio, QR codes and editable forms with relevant one-to-one content and hyperlinks, animated promotions with video sequences and audio files, adjustable charts, interactive forms and dynamic tables, social media services like Google Maps, YouTube, etc. always utilizing the respective capabilities of diverse delivery channels.
Responding in real time: The built-in interactivity allows the recipient to interact with the document and respond in real time when clicking on a link or sending a message with interactive components like videos, dynamic tables, and etc. while automatically being replaced by printable substitutes for cut sheet and endless paper printing when delivered via print channels.
Transactional communications: Allows real-time sending - Offers interactive conversations - Support of new technologies: Chat, Messenger, Facebook, WeChat, Mobile.
Consolidation: Efficiency comes by having ONE set of tools and definitions to develop these document applications, an adapter technology to easily integrate with any business application data and backend system and central resource management and deployment. Reusing building blocks and logic, every document can be interactive, documents can be collected in a central Pool over time and highest fidelity on every print and e-delivery output channel is guaranteed.
Ad-hoc Web Documents
Customers can request documents directly through web forms hosted on a corporate web portal. All data and every click on a URL are immediately recorded and a document compiled on the server side sent back to the user's web browser in PDF or HTML format.
Interactive Letter writing is supported by WYSIWYG In-document editing. End business users can enter variable data, select/de-select document building blocks, perform the in-document editing of prompted parts, include personal building blocks, etc. depending on their permissions and document settings defined by Business Administrators with the rest of the document locked for change. Papyrus offers control to the level of which paragraph or variable can be edited, and what font, color, style, etc. can be used.
Correspondence Wizard document composition mechanism guides users through choices & decisions to automatically build documents step-by-step based on the information provided. In-document editing allows for free text and data entry from a pull-down menu in prompted areas of the document.
Campaigns with targeted Messages
Documents can include personalized targeted messages, QR codes and editable forms with relevant one-to-one content and hyperlinks, animated promotions with video sequences and audio files, adjustable charts, dynamic tables, social media services like Google Maps, You tube and more always utilizing the respective capabilities of diverse delivery channels. The built-in interactivity allows the recipient to interact with the document and respond in real time when clicking on a link or sending a message. Campaigns/promos with White Space Management can be delivered via any print and e-channel.
Print and e-delivery
Single-pass formatting (AFP, PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA, HTML5, Word) is provided with index. Delivery can be based on customer preference directly to a mobile phone an SMS, per email with HTML or PDF attachment, an HTML to the Web and the letter to the print data stream in one go, as well as deliver assembled documents to a specified directory location, as required.
Real-time dashboards provide end to end control
Papyrus is a layer on top of existing business application and simplifies integration with data files, messages and databases providing Adapters for lose coupling in a service oriented architecture. A special strength of Papyrus is to accept any data file, structure and sequence (ASCI / EBCDIC / fixed length, delimited, Cobol, etc.) directly without manipulation or data tagging in the Papyrus Designer and in the DocEXEC formatter. Besides the visual definition of variables in the Designer there are direct XML and HTML-in capabilities. Papyrus supports files and messages (MQ/SOAP/HTML/REST) with loosely coupled interfaces via SOA Adapters, where no API programming and compilation is needed. Neither are these Adapters platform dependent. For database interfaces, Typemanager interfaces supporting Oracle, DB2, SQL, OTBC are available.
For IT teams the Papyrus Designer Suite provides powerful graphical application design capabilities integrating data, logic, layout and resources in one unified UI. Unique features are the performance profiler, the debugger and full test pad in a WYSIWYG environment. At all times by every mouse click the layout with data, logic and fonts is displayed 1:1 in the view window, reflecting each and every change made, including all page breaks.
The Papyrus Business Designer leverages the Papyrus Correspondence Framework Solution by business administrators and users offering drag-and-drop capabilities and variable selection from a dropdown menu. Business designs, maintains, extends, changes and can signoff templates, layouts, tables and text building blocks.
Interactive letter writing End business users can enter variable data, select/de-select document building blocks, perform the in-document editing of prompted parts, include personal building blocks, etc. depending on their permissions and document settings defined by Business Administrators with the rest of the document locked for change. Papyrus offers control to the level of which paragraph or variable can be edited, and what font, color, style, etc. can be used.
The Correspondence Wizard guides users through choices & decisions to automatically build documents step-by-step based on the information provided.
Rule Editor: The natural language rule editor provides non-technical business users with a multi-language rule entry that enables clear text and syntax-free entry of business rules that are structured according to definable rule patterns. Papyrus will automatically check the syntax, logic and validity of the business rule and provide an immediate feedback to the Business Administrator during the rule creation process.
MS Word documents can be automatically converted to Papyrus for fast template creation and seamless integration with the Papyrus Correspondence Framework Solution.
Change and Release Management: Integrated versioning, change and release management allows business users to deploy document changes at any point in time into production without having to wait for a new general release. The system provides ready-to-use and freely customizable/definable state- & event-driven Release & Change Management and Approval/Sign-off workflows. The approval workflows can differ based on the user experience, transaction value and/or sensitivity, etc. Once the release passes the release management cycle, the elements are available in production and can be used in different communication scenarios – in dark processing, for on-demand document generation, as well as for interactive letter writing by various business departments in their daily work.
High speed formatting for Batch and Online in single-pass AFP/PDF/HTML:
Papyrus provides a high speed formatter DocEXEC that can be scaled across processors and platforms with no maximum limit. Powerful document formatting capabilities are standard functionality, including test styles, variable inserting, prompting, radio buttons/check boxes, images, color, dynamic page break handling, widow and orphans, complex tables, multi-language, stickers, OMR and barcodes, white space management, page orientation and sorting, Wizards, template and text compare and more.
Document Collection in the Document Pool lets enterprises collect over time all formatted documents (AFP, PDF, TIFF, HTML) coming from Papyrus and other sources for bundling, sorting and by re-composition, adding additional information for optimized output management at time of delivery to print, e-channels and mobile.
Automated Document Factory for job/spool/queue and multichannel output management lets corporations manage their complete output from the data to the archive on a GUI. All activities can be tracked, traced and audited, end to end. Security is integrated functionality of the platform, NRL editing and state-and-event-driven processes are further important platform features.
Reporting: All actions in the system and the whole course of the process are logged and the metrics of any user, customer, system or data input or output activities can be created as needed. Reports are freely definable and provided as AFP, PDF or responsive HTML documents and/or as real-time reporting dashboards.
Lifecycle Management: The Papyrus WebRepository manages all application definitions, rules and user interfaces over the lifecycle. It is a central object metadata Repository for one-time installation, administration, and deployment, change management, versioning, tracking, tracing, monitoring, reporting and end-to-end auditing.
Link to Inbound: The Papyrus CCM Platform integrates seamlessly with Document Capture for all inbound mail channels. The Platform closes the communication loop by tracking responses from incoming communication.
Papyrus digital mailroom for outbound addresses the full spectrum of delivery channels - e-mail, web-delivery, fax, print and mail - including archiving. Print and mail with Papyrus benefit from one of the strongest automated document factory (ADF) implementations currently available, reducing manpower, minimizing errors and increasing throughput. Advanced bundling of different documents enable arrival at different times into one envelope, intelligent insert management and certified postal sorting for postal discount.