PlanSystem Overview
PlanSystem keeps you updated on the status of all files, including whether files are on schedule and who’s working on them.

PlanSystem keeps you updated on the status of all files, including whether files are on schedule and who’s working on them.


PlanSystem offers multiple view options to suit the user’s individual needs. With each view, users can show the columns that are important to them.

PlanSystem offers multiple view options to suit the user’s individual needs. With each view, users can show the columns that are important to them.


PlanSystem automatically builds previews of InDesign and Quark documents as designers check in files. This will give you the most accurate, up-to-date preview of your layouts.

PlanSystem automatically builds previews of InDesign and Quark documents as designers check in files. This will give you the most accurate, up-to-date preview of your layouts.

Use the power of PlanSystem for:
  • Workflow management
  • Schedule, assignment, resource management
  • Editorial environment control
  • Visual presentation of ad/edit space ratios
  • Easy integration with various desktop applications
  • Leveraging of point applications
  • Extended query functionality
  • Version control and history
  • Strong reporting capabilities
  • Flat planning for editorial/production

PlanSystem

Unprecedented function integration.

PlanSystem is a unique and proven planning and collaborative editorial and creative workflow management system for magazine publishers, catalogers, ad agencies, book publishers and others in the communications industry. Developed with their needs in mind, this proven system enables communication among multiple departments and locations to reliably facilitate enterprise-wide collaboration – boosting productivity, time savings and profitability.

Connecting merchandising, editorial and advertising.
PlanSystem lays the groundwork for you to build a more efficient way of managing – one that works the way you want it to work. With clear, consistent communication and coordination across all processes and procedures, you can be confident your product will be accurate, timely and efficiently produced.

Using PlanSystem, you can:

  • Know the status of every job on every page in every edition in real time, 24/7
  • Share and manage content across geography and multiple departments, including marketing, advertising, editorial, production and prepress
  • Improve deadline accountability and avoid costly overtime charges
  • Support a globally dispersed workforce with remote viewing and approvals capability, as well as synchronizing efforts of multiple locations

Offering unparalleled flexibility
PlanSystem brings a level of flexibility previously unattainable in the media and communications industries. It’s open and universal to easily integrate with your standard desktop applications, including Adobe® InDesign®, Adobe InCopy®, Microsoft® Word® and others. With PlanSystem, you can work with both InDesign® and QuarkXPress® pages in one edition, allowing you to painlessly transition from previous systems – ranging from page layout and copy editing applications all the way to enterprise-wide workflow management systems.