ABB extends ActiveDocs Opus Eclipse implementation to include fully automated document generation

Berlin June 26, 2013
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ActiveDocs Limited, world leaders in the provision of document automation and template management solutions, announced today that global infrastructure and engineering giant ABB has extended its implementation of ActiveDocs Opus Eclipse to include Automated Mode document generation. The implementation further integrates ActiveDocs Opus Eclipse with ABB's Common Configurator Platform (CCP) to enable push-button or system-scheduled generation of documents without additional user input.

The enhanced solution addresses a complex set of requirements including precise management & control of Template design, easy control of Template access and availability across multiple user groups, merging of hundreds of data items per document from existing systems, extensive use of common content via ActiveDocs Opus Snippet technology, and utilizing external documents from a variety of sources.

Nick Chivers, ActiveDocs Sales Director Europe said: “ABB's extended investment in the solution to allow unattended document generation is further confirmation of the quality and effectiveness of ActiveDocs Opus Eclipse, and builds on the solution's exceptional Template Management capability, and sophisticated integration with existing systems and data & content repositories.”

Glenn Ricketts, ActiveDocs CEO said: “This is another successful deployment in the European Union integrating ActiveDocs technology to provide significant benefits to customers looking to centralise control of their templates and documents and to leverage automated document assembly.m”


About the customer


ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, the company employs 145,000 people and operates in approximately 100 countries. ABB is the largest supplier of industrial motors and drives, the largest provider of generators to the wind industry, and the largest supplier of power grids worldwide.


About the solution


ActiveDocs develops Template management and document automation software that reduces the time and expense of creating documents, while mitigating the potential risk caused by inaccurate information. The company's solutions lower the possibility of complaints, legal issues and financial losses caused by manual document creation and help companies personalize standard, repeatable information. ActiveDocs, in business since 1992, specializes in state-of-the-art document automation and compliance for large enterprises. ActiveDocs' customer base covers over 160 of the Global Fortune 500, including the world's largest company – Royal Dutch Shell – as well as BP, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, ABB and many other global giants.

ActiveDocs Opus

ActiveDocs Opus™ is a world-leading Document Automation Solution built on Microsoft® Office and Microsoft® Windows Server technology. It supports industry standard integration with data sources, document storage, and handling applications. Templates are designed in Microsoft® Word and built from reusable components. ActiveDocs Opus has built-in management and deployment tools, allowing Templates to be used for User-Driven (interactive) and Program-Driven (automated) document creation.


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