Adobe Systems Incorporated has introduced Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite (ES), an integrated family of software for automating processes designed to help businesses and governments more effectively engage with customers, citizens, partners, and suppliers. LiveCycle ES integrates the capabilities of Adobe Flex and PDF technologies, while leveraging the Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader designed to enable “customer engagement” applications that connect people inside and outside organizations to internal information and processes.
LiveCycle ES includes scalable solution components to build, manage and optimize business critical customer-facing processes. Organizations can use wizard-like Form Guides and Flash-based graphics to change the way users interact with the process of providing, or receiving information online. Once data is captured, LiveCycle ES automates the processing of that data, including integration with rules engines, data stores, and web services. LiveCycle ES also provides customers with enhanced data output capabilities such as interactive dashboards and dynamic, high-volume print solutions. Additionally, LiveCycle ES offers rights management, document certification, and digital signatures capabilities to help organizations protect sensitive information.
Adobe will make LiveCycle ES available in two editions, LiveCycle ES Business Transformation Edition and LiveCycle ES Data Capture Edition, giving customers the option of purchasing a base system to which they can add solution components, or purchasing several of the solution components in one package with a single price. The LiveCycle Business Transformation Edition includes the following solution components: Data Capture Edition, Process Management, Digital Signatures, Rights management, and Output. The LiveCycle Data Capture Edition (base) includes Forms, Data Services, Barcoded Forms, and Reader Extensions solution components.