iMarkup Announces Availability of Document Review Server 3.0

Mar 07, 2003

iMarkup Solutions Inc., a provider of Web-based collaboration and workflow solutions for digital content and document management, has announced the general availability of iMarkup Document Review Server (DRS) 3.0. DRS is designed to address the needs of business users collaborating on documents and provide a way to distribute, collaborate on, annotate, and review documents throughout all stages of the document review process. Version 3.0 includes a new workflow engine that enables users to define both structured and ad hoc workflows, designate privileges for users within the review and approval process, and the ability to customize workflow to meet company-specific requirements. A Web-based workflow builder, designed for business rather than technical users, enables document actions to be prioritized with due dates for an entire workflow, including tasks within that workflow, providing notification when tasks have been completed. The Document Review Server can also be self-administered, allowing users to create workgroups, invite users into their workgroups, and set permissions. Version 3.0 features four major enhancements: workflow administration and reporting facilities--support both parallel and serial reviews; support for user groups--allows users to be grouped according to organizational structure; review groups--enable business users to manage review environments; and a graphic representation of workflow--indicates workflow progress, tracks the time that a document is in review, and offers a workflow report. As with previous versions, during workflow, versioning, and review cycles, shared documents are stored on the Document Review Server and accessible to all appropriate users. Markups, notes, and annotations made by the reviewers can be displayed either by one reviewer at a time, a subset of reviewers, or by all simultaneously. The iMarkup Document Review Server is available on Windows NT/2000/XP running IIS. Introductory pricing for the product starts at $10,500 for ten users.