Graphicae Product Overview

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Organizations that rely on Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations to communicate business performance can waste countless hours converting blank white screens into content-rich documents. It takes advanced skills to create effective charts, timelines, diagrams and tables that illustrate data meaningfully...but who has the time?

Graphicae solves this problem. It provides everything users need to quickly create content-rich documents and share them with the entire organization; all from within Microsoft Office. With Graphicae, users are more productive and document quality is better.

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Graphicae Product Overview

  1. 1. Graphicae G hi energizing PowerPoint® with business knowledge and time-saving tools www.graphicae.com A product of Proof Software
  2. 2. Confidential www.graphicae.com Contents • Overview O i • Familiar Problems? • Product Overview • Screenshots of Modules – Format, Table, Framework, Map – Chart Engine & Charts – Presentation Searcher & Server • Enterprise Versions • Get your free trial! 2 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  3. 3. Confidential Familiar Problems? Are you or your people… Would it be better if… Graphicae helps by… • Spending a lot of time manually • Presentation formatting and • Formatting presentations automatically formatting presentations and creating sophisticated visuals were created and offering tools that instantly create visuals like tables, diagrams & charts? i l lik bl di h ? either automatically or with little ih i ll i h li l professional tables, charts and diagrams fi l bl h d di effort? • Spending a lot of money on temp services • Converse could save at least 25-50% • Automating many tasks now performed to clean up basic presentation formatting? of those costs and get better results? by temp services. Graphicae can also ensure every presentation consistently reflects Converse's brand image. g • Disappointed with the amount of effort • You could create higher quality, • Bundling the essential functions of and cost put into presentations given the lower cost presentations in less time? PowerPoint into easy-to-use tools, while results? pre-creating many of the labor-intensive presentation elements. • Recreating the same slides and reports • All company presentations were • Organizing, storing and managing because last year’s copy was lost? organized and easy to find right in company presentations so that users can PowerPoint? access them directly in PowerPoint. • Challenged to find two company • All company presentations looked • Controlling presentation formats across presentations that look the same? professional and uniform no matter the enterprise so everyone uses the same who made them? templates, color scheme, fonts and presentation structure. 3 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  4. 4. Confidential Improving Presentations With Graphicae, PowerPoint users can create standardized, professional presentations in less time 40 Average Presentation Creation Time g 35 30 Slide Formatting 12 25 Hours Chart, Table & Diagram 20 creation 8 Slide Formatting, 4 15 Re-using past slides gp Chart, Table & Diagram g Graphicae can 5 creation, 5 greatly reduce the 10 amount of time it Re-using past slides, 3 takes to do all major Storyline drafting 5 presentation tasks 10 Storyline drafting, 7 0 PowerPoint Alone Graphicae 4 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  5. 5. Confidential Product Overview FORMAT ENGINE • Ensures every presentation is a professional Graphicae is comprised of 6 reflection of a company’s image and brand • Allows all team members to produce modules or “Engines” that presentations to one consistent standard Car Industry C AGR 20% provide the core functionality id th f ti lit Growth of Market Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 0 10 20 30 40 Cars of the application and address critical business presentation needs: Branding Business Charting Analytical y Frameworks CHART ENGINE FRAMEWORK ENGINE PRESENTATION • Adds new features & chart • Adds an array of familiar SEARCHER types knowledge frameworks for Helps users quickly find • Quickly and easily produce conveying information past presentations and high quality charts with • Each framework contains content for re-use professional results useful guidance on how to apply it Text Data Map Data Management g Management g TABLE ENGINE • Introduces new layouts for uniquely presenting information MAP ENGINE • Enables quick production of high • Add maps with data for effective quality tabular information visual displays 5 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  6. 6. Confidential Format Engine TM The Format Engine automates the process of creating and formatting a presentation. User information is automatically applied or can be modified as needed. This makes everyone’s y pp y presentations look consistent and professionally formatted. Information added here is applied to Company formats master templates are stored in a special library and can be automatically applied pp Additionally, edits to presentations can be accomplished using any of the specialized formatting toolbar buttons: 6 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  7. 7. Confidential www.graphicae.com Table Engine TM The Table Engine simplifies the task of creating complex data tables. Tables are highly useful for showing information, but are very difficult to produce with normal PowerPoint. The Table g , y p Engine produces better results in a fraction of the time. The preview window allows you to see how the table looks Users have before inserting it complete control into a slide. over the table’s features. 7 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  8. 8. Confidential www.graphicae.com Table Engine (Cont ) (Cont.) TM The Table Editor allows users to quickly edit a table. All table elements can be modified, either manually using PowerPoint’s native controls or by using the Table Editor. y g y g The compact form of the Editor allows for rapid changes The Editor’s active box indicates which elements are being modified. 8 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  9. 9. Confidential www.graphicae.com Framework Engine TM The Framework Engine offers a library of diagrams and concepts used by the leading consulting firms and business schools. Each framework comes with a detailed help section and g p a real-life example of how it may be used. All frameworks can be easily inserted into a slide and modified using PowerPoint’s native controls. Each framework can be The Notes area previewed contains helpful information about the framework, th f k when it can be used, and provides a real- life example. 9 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  10. 10. Confidential Map Engine TM The Map Engine brings new mapping capabilities to PowerPoint. Instead of rigid clip art p pictures, the Map Engine uses GIS format maps capable of accepting data. This allows the , pg p p pg users to modify nearly every aspect of the map so that numerical information and regional variations can be shown. The Range Settings box allows the user to modify a map just like any chart. This way, different colors can be used to indicate different groups of numbers or text. Numerical or text data can be added to the map via the spreadsheet 10 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  11. 11. Confidential www.graphicae.com Chart Engine TM The Chart Engine replaces PowerPoint’s basic version with an intuitive, highly capable charting tool that creates more professional outputs with less effort. Users can paste from g p p p Excel directly into the spreadsheet for instant chart results, or simply do all their work in the spreadsheet. All formatting and chart editing can be accomplished right in the window. Charts come with handy tutorials that explain best practices Cut and paste The whiteboard right from Excel allows users to do into the edits by clicking on spreadsheet the chart without having to go back to the slide 11 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  12. 12. Confidential Chart Samples Stacked Bar/Line & Combination Bubble/Market Maps Donut/Pie Scatter Plots/Competitive Positioning 12 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  13. 13. Confidential www.graphicae.com Presentation Searcher TM The Presentation Searcher helps users find the information they need. Company p presentations can be browsed for slides, charts, diagrams or files that may help them with , , g y p presentation creation. Users enter a simple keyword search Search results are shown as a list of matching presentations. These can be browsed Often, Often presentation for content, and specific charts and information slides or all of them can are based on other files, be added to the like Excel spreadsheets. presentation. These can be attached to the presentation so that another user can have the same data to work with. 13 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  14. 14. Confidential www.graphicae.com Presentation Server The Presentation Server acts as the company’s knowledge management system for p presentations. It organizes, stores and manages all of the company’s presentations so that g , g pyp information is not lost, and users can quickly search and retrieve past files without having to re-create them. 14 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  15. 15. Confidential Enterprise Versions Graphicae can be offered to the enterprise in three variations: Basic Standard Advanced Solution Offering • Single user, desktop only version • Contains Format, Table, Framework, • Contains Format, Table, Framework, Map Map and Chart Engines, as well as and Chart Engines • Contains Format, Table, desktop Presentation Searcher Framework and Map Engines • Includes Presentation Server for storing, • Multiple user version sharing and management of all presentations (Includes Presentation • Network-level administration of Searcher) templates and formats • Multiple user version • Selected customization • Network-level administration of templates, formats and users • High degree of customization 15 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  16. 16. Confidential Version Pros & Cons Basic Standard Advanced Solution Pros • Lowest cost and quickest • More advanced productivity tools, • Offers a sophisticated presentation implementation especially for charting knowledge management system that captures best practices and prevents time • Improves individual productivity • Improved presentation quality from consuming re-creation of slides advanced formatting tools • Enhances the quality of individual • Contains all engines optimized for company presentations • Ability to set company standards with use and maximum user productivity centrally managed templates and formats • Most flexible due to customization • Network-level control • Advanced network-level system management Cons • Fewer controls over presentation • No shared presentation database, database • Longer development time and more client quality or branding resulting in frequent document loss and involvement rework • Fewer productivity tools • Fewer options to customize solution • No central ability to control company standards • No shared presentation database, resulting in frequent d lti i f t document t loss and rework 16 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  17. 17. Confidential Thank you! For more information or to download a trial copy, copy please visit us at: www.graphicae.com www graphicae com 17 © Copyright 2004 by Proof Software. The contents of this document are considered the sole property of Proof Software. Any reproduction of this document in any form without the expressed written permission of Proof Software is illegal under United States copyright laws. Graphicae, Format Engine, Chart Engine, Table Engine, Map Engine, Framework Engine and Presentation Searcher are all trademarks of Proof Software LLC. PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.

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