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If your organization struggles with any of the following font issues, you'll benefit from learning more about server-based font management: Keeping fonts on multiple machines in synchronization, ...

If your organization struggles with any of the following font issues, you'll benefit from learning more about server-based font management: Keeping fonts on multiple machines in synchronization, Ensuring that you have purchased the appropriate number of font licenses, Keeping unlicensed fonts from entering your workflow, Remotely managing user access to font assets, or Ensuring that both Mac and Windows users have the right fonts.

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Avoiding Inconsistency, Liability and Inefficiency with Server-based Font Management Avoiding Inconsistency, Liability and Inefficiency with Server-based Font Management Presentation Transcript

  • Avoiding Inconsistency, Liability andInefficiency with Server-basedFont ManagementJim KidwellProduct Marketing Manager for Font Solutions
  • Agenda
  • Agenda• The Creative Workflow
  • Agenda• The Creative Workflow• Investigating Inconsistency
  • Agenda• The Creative Workflow• Investigating Inconsistency• Controlling Software Liability
  • Agenda• The Creative Workflow• Investigating Inconsistency• Controlling Software Liability• Improving Workflow Efficiency
  • Agenda• The Creative Workflow• Investigating Inconsistency• Controlling Software Liability• Improving Workflow Efficiency• Checklist
  • Agenda• The Creative Workflow• Investigating Inconsistency• Controlling Software Liability• Improving Workflow Efficiency• Checklist•Q&A
  • Are Your Font Users an Island?
  • Are Your Font Users an Island?
  • Inconsistency
  • InconsistencyChallenge: “We’re working on billion- dollar accounts, with over 1000 users in the US alone.• Different versions of the same font result in Font issues are not an option.” unexpected substitutions Ogilvy and Mather, NY• Documents change appearance from workstation to workstation, & from Mac to PC
  • InconsistencyChallenge: “We’re working on billion- dollar accounts, with over 1000 users in the US alone.• Different versions of the same font result in Font issues are not an option.” unexpected substitutions Ogilvy and Mather, NY• Documents change appearance from workstation to workstation, & from Mac to PCSolution: Server-based Font Management centrally manages approved font libraries, keeping everyone in sync.
  • Inconsistency
  • Inconsistency
  • Liability
  • LiabilityChallenge: “Almost half (47%) of desktop installations have• IT can’t see what fonts are licensed no idea if their font libraries are license compliant.” and what fonts are rogue• Fonts can be easily “borrowed” - but not legally Extensis Customer Survey
  • LiabilityChallenge: “Almost half (47%) of desktop installations have• IT can’t see what fonts are licensed no idea if their font libraries are license compliant.” and what fonts are rogue• Fonts can be easily “borrowed” - but not legally Extensis Customer SurveySolution: Centralized font management protects and secures your font libraries and helps ensure license compliancy across entire organization.
  • What happens if you don’t comply?
  • What happens if you don’t comply?$2 MillionLawsuitagainst NBC
  • What happens if you don’t comply?$2 Million Immediate purchase of allLawsuit unlicensed fonts worth £80,000against NBC
  • What happens if you don’t comply?$2 Million Immediate purchase of allLawsuit unlicensed fonts worth £80,000against NBCEmbarrassment and logo redesignfor the French Copyright group
  • What happens if you don’t comply?$2 Million Immediate purchase of allLawsuit unlicensed fonts worth £80,000against NBCEmbarrassment and logo redesign For more compliance info seefor the French Copyright group http://www.extensis.com/webcasts/
  • Inefficiency
  • InefficiencyChallenge: “Our system engineer would field at least 30 calls a month• Unapproved fonts sneak into workflow about font problems. Now were down to zero.”• Manually keeping libraries in sync• HELP DESK to the rescue The Hartford Courant
  • InefficiencyChallenge: “Our system engineer would field at least 30 calls a month• Unapproved fonts sneak into workflow about font problems. Now were down to zero.”• Manually keeping libraries in sync• HELP DESK to the rescue The Hartford CourantSolution: Centralizes font management gives administrators a “central base” from which to store, organize, control and administer fonts for an unlimited number of users.
  • The Upside of Server-Based Font Management
  • The Upside of Server-Based Font Management
  • The Upside of Server-Based Font Management
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management Do you have multiple users that work together on projects?
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management Do you have multiple users that work together on projects? Do you get Help Desk calls related to font issues?
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management Do you have multiple users that work together on projects? Do you get Help Desk calls related to font issues? Does your business lose money if the wrong font is used in production?
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management Do you have multiple users that work together on projects? Do you get Help Desk calls related to font issues? Does your business lose money if the wrong font is used in production? Does your team struggle to keep font libraries in sync?
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management Do you have multiple users that work together on projects? Do you get Help Desk calls related to font issues? Does your business lose money if the wrong font is used in production? Does your team struggle to keep font libraries in sync? Are you accountable to a client if the wrong font is used?
  • Considerations for EvaluatingServer-Based Font Management Do you have multiple users that work together on projects? Do you get Help Desk calls related to font issues? Does your business lose money if the wrong font is used in production? Does your team struggle to keep font libraries in sync? Are you accountable to a client if the wrong font is used? Are you ‘less than confident’ that your font library is properly licensed?
  • Additional Resources
  • Additional Resourceswww.typeserver.com• 30-Day Trials• Compliance White Paper• Best Practices Guides• Videos of Universal Type Server• And Much More...