Auto-trol Technology Features Enhanced Web Workflow and Advanced Configuration Editor with Latest Release of KONFIG® CM
Release 5.3 Provides CENTRAWeb Workflow, Configuration Editor, and Configurable On-line Help Capability
May 30, 2001
Technology Corporation today announced release of version 5.3 of its KONFIG® CM (formally CENTRA 2000®) collaborative data and product information management system. Release
5.3 further enhances the enterprise collaboration functionality of KONFIG® CM and incorporates many new features with customer-requested enhancements.
With this latest release, KONFIG® CM manages workflow tasks on the web
through standard web browsers. The release also features a streamlined user
interface for editing complex data configurations associated with Bill of
Materials (BOM) and document/product structures. In addition, customer configurable
on-line help has been added for the KONFIG® CM PC client. KONFIG® CM remains
the only product of its type to support the combination of configurable
folders, data model, processes, and security through a graphical user interface
without programming or database schema changes. In addition, KONFIG® CM
provides over 800 programmatic methods to support customization of Find/View/Print,
Electronic Document Management, Electronic Content Management, Product Data
Management, Configuration Management, and Workflow applications.
task support has been added to CENTRAWeb including configurable and customizable
create new item; edit item; distribute for edit; and decision tasks. These
new out-of-the-box tasks, combined with the CENTRAWeb customizable features
and previously released approval process tasks, provide the flexibility
to model customer business processes for secure Internet access. The Configuration
Editor provides a friendly interface to edit and manage multiple configurations
of Bill of Materials, product structures, and document structures. This
new spreadsheet-style user interface streamlines configuration structure
editing. On-line help for the 5.3 PC client has been converted to configurable
on-line help. Configurable help on the PC client, combined with the configurable
help on CENTRAWeb, provide a tailorable environment for customers to create
end user on-line instructions specific to their KONFIG® CM implementation.
Release 5.3 also supports Windows 2000 for client and server usage.
Executive Vice President and COO of CENTRA 2000, Inc., applauds the efforts
of the KONFIG® CM product development team. Said Spradlin, "The
performance, stability, tailorability, and ease-of-use of KONFIG® CM
continue with this latest release. We are very pleased with the expanded
and improved web workflow and product structure capability we have added.
We continue to look for ways to bring added features and functionality
to our customers by investing in sound technology that will stay in step
with their future needs. By addressing our customers' needs, we have been
able to deliver powerful technology that provides significant value and
a unique competitive advantage to organizations faced with accelerating
development and introduction of high quality products into the global
market." Jeff Courtney, Director of Research and Development and
Product Integration and Consulting Services at Auto-trol, added, "We
believe our commitment to the continued development of the product, along
with the full range of services and support we offer, provide the most
complete product package in this industry. Our integration and consulting
services provide the best-in-class implementation and customization of
KONFIG® CM, further demonstrating our commitment to customer satisfaction."
in 1962, Auto-trol Technology Corporation is a major global developer
and integrator of documentation, product, information, and process management
systems for manufacturing and other contemporary businesses and organizations
worldwide. Based in Denver, Colorado, Auto-trol has offices and distributors
throughout the world and has installed systems for thousands of customers
in both domestic and international markets. Auto-trol is a full service
provider, supplying software, integration and consulting services, training,
and software support. Information about Auto-trol Technology and its products
and services can be found on the Internet at http://www.auto-trol.com
Information about KONFIG®
CM can be found at http://www.auto-trol.com/Products/c2k/aboutc2k.shtml
Centra Technology Ltd. is the wholly owned UK subsidiary of Auto-Trol Technology Corporation of Denver, Colorado, a 40 year old computer-aided engineering and technical publishing software developer and systems integrator. From its headquarters in Wolverhampton, Centra Technology Ltd. sells and supports Auto-Trol's KONFIG® CM (formally CENTRA 2000®) and Tech Illustrator software suites as well as the GEOSTATION® petroleum exploration and production geographic information system (GIS).
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