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Software Description:

Label and Artwork Management doesn't have to be complicated.

BLUE Software simplifies the complexity of Label and Artwork development for both small and large companies worldwide. Our SaaS-based artwork collaboration and workflow tools create opportunities for cost savings within each stage of the label and artwork management process and improve efficiency KPIs including speed-to-market and sales lift.

BLUE Software offers four modules of Label and Artwork Management functionality, which can be mixed and matched to meet your needs: Workflow Management, Online Proofing, Digital Asset Manager, Business Intelligence.

With 20 years of experience and 5,000 clients worldwide, BLUE has deep domain industry expertise in the marketing, retail, consumer brand, and life sciences verticals. We are continually innovating our best-of-breed technology to keep pace with industry-specific trends and address your business needs.

Software Description:

This software consists of four base modules, which are available in each package—as well as the free version. The modules included in Zoho Projects are Tasks and Milestones, Documents, Project Calendars, and Meetings and Forums.
It lets the people in the project communicate easily, discuss ideas and stay updated with the latest developments.
The solution is suitable for businesses in any industry. Although project management departments will get the most use out of Zoho Projects, the platform can actually be used by employees in a number of positions or roles within a company.

Software Description:

Transform the way you work with Smartsheet, a uniquely collaborative task and project management app.

Organizing projects and tracking due dates is a dream with the familiar spreadsheet interface, date columns, status symbols, and check boxes. One click and you can view deliverables on an interactive Gantt timeline or calendar.

Smartsheet is a complete solution for tracking every element of your project. Attach and store files from your computer, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Evernote, directly to a cell. View a cell’s history for a log of changes that have been made, and capture team communication using discussions. Deadline approaching? Automatic alerts and reminders notify task owners when a due date is coming up, so you spend less time tracking people down and more time working.

Features:

  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • API
  • Notifications
  • Project Management
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Multi-User
  • Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • External Integrations
  • Data Visualization

Features:

  • Analytics
  • API
  • Chat
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Marketing Automation
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Notifications
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • File Transfer
  • Data Import

Features:

  • Calendar Management
  • Gantt Charts
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • Budgeting
  • Email Integration
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Sharing
  • Project Management
  • Lead Management

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary:

  • Project Planning: Milestones, tasklists and tasks help users easily break down complex projects into easily manageable units.

  • Gantt Charts: Gantt charts provide a detailed visual on the progress of all tasks in comparison to what was planned. The resource allocation chart lets users know who is free, who is engaged and who is overloaded.

  • Project Coordinator: Feeds help users stay updated with the latest in their projects, and timeline gives them an easy way to get back to important posts.

  • Timesheets: All working on a project can easily log their billable and non billable hours.

  • Reporting Tools: Zoho Reports is advanced analytics and business intelligence app.

  • Document Management: It is possible to share text files, spreadsheets, presentations and other documents associated with the team and work on them together.

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Free: 1 Project, 10 MB Storage.
    Express: $20/month, 20 Projects, 5 GB Storage.
    Premium: $40/month, 50 Projects, 15 GB Storage.
    Enterprise: $80/month, Unlimited Projects, 30 GB Storage.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • BLUE offers multi-user capabilities.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Small, medium, and enterprise level marketing, retail, CPG and life sciences organizations.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • BLUE offers customers guides, tutorials, and customer support.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • You can seamlessly leverage BLUE’s advanced label and artwork management features and integrate with your existing MDM (Marketing Data Management), ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), and other mission-critical enterprise applications.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • BLUE's fully-documented, REST-based web services enable you to easily create your own custom integrations with BLUE. Our API is built using the popular Swagger framework, making implementation easier and faster for your development team.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • BLUE Software simplifies the complexity of label and artwork management.

FAQs:

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with Google Apps, Dropbox, Github, Bitbucket, Crashlytics and others.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It does offer multi-user capability.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Their support offers: Email; FAQ; Forums; Instructional Videos; Online self serve; Phone; Request form; Webinars

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Zoho Projects is a good small and medium business tool that offers PM capabilities.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used for task management, time tracking, project milestones, task dependency views, and reporting on any function.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms: Android, iPhone-iPad, Mac, Windows, Web-based.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is mostly used in tandem with Google apps and Dropbox.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Zoho Projects' API lets, users/developers extend their web applications to push or pull data into or from Zoho Projects for application mashups. As the API is purely RESTful, your application could be in any of the programming languages like PHP, Python, Java, e.t.c.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Chicago
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
204
Followers:
431

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Pleasanton
Employees:
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Likes:
171k
Followers:
43.5k

Publisher:

Founded:
2005
Based in:
Bellevue
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
12.3k
Followers:
11.7k

Other:

Who uses BLUE
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Smartsheet
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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