alfa Editorial Organiser

The future of newsroom management. Our interest in the digital news world and our passion for up-to-date news in all channels are reflected in our alfa Editorial Organiser. Like a smart folder it keeps everything together which belongs together. Topics can be defined, assigned and tracked. All common formats can be stored, edited media neutral and published in the desired channel with a few clicks. The scheduling and operational planning helps to make the best use of the editorial team - from the freelancer up to the photographer and the editor-in-chief.

Highlights:

  • All editorial content always in view: The alfa Editorial Organiser is THE platform for your content
  • Media-independent planning, media-specific publishing: Publish in only a few working steps
  • No copies, no doubles: Users always work with variants
  • Full functionality at any location: Work in the browser rather than having to install on the computer
  • Optimal use of the editorial team: The scheduling and operational planning is integrated
  • Automatic enrichment with additional information: Content is tagged and categorized
  • Workflow support for the newsroom: Efficient search, context information during writing

alfa Print Layout

Flexible page design, text written as it is printed. Our passion for the printed product is manifested in our alfa Print Layout. Because editorial content must also be visually compelling. alfa Print Layout offers demanding design professionals numerous creative tools, and content-focused editors access
to flexible templates. Thanks to the internet-based technology, editors can access the entire range of functions wherever they may be, together with a well-organised production overview.

Highlights:

  • The centralized editing tool offers convenient formatting of content from every possible information source.
  • Developing and managing editorial workflows.
  • A flexible modular concept allows the application to be tailored to the publisher's needs.

alfa Digital Asset Manager

Content Management par excellence: Content is your capital. The future of a media company is dependent on the content: in this regard, 100 per cent media-neutral administration and archiving of digital assets is the be-all and end-all. This is exactly what the Digital Asset Manager of alfa Media does. All digital content, whether pages, articles, ads, photos, graphics, or videos, can be efficiently managed with the software and networked in a unique way.

Highlights:

  • Managing and archiving of digital assets: 100% media independent
  • Automatic enrichment with additional information: Content is accurately indexed
  • Interesting context information Relevant articles and relationships are displayed live
  • Numerous search options: Guaranteed overview at all times – also in case of extremely large databases
  • Optimal Rights Management: Allocate permission roles differentiated and control large user groups
  • Future-oriented software with intuitive operation: Modern working directly in the browser

alfa FeeCon

Calculation and administration of fees for media companies.

alfa FeeCon is an application for calculating and administering the fees payable to employees such as freelance journalists and other persons providing services for media companies. alfa FeeCon can be used by accounting staff, the editor-in-chief or another member of the editorial department at the media company.

Highlights:

  • Browser-based application. No installation. All data is quickly accessable.
  • The overview of submitted fees provides an instant overview of costs incurred.
  • Any fee can be calculated.
  • Includes a one to three step authorization procedure.

alfa PortalSuite

The ability to operate digital channels has never been more important. Digital channels offer media companies a communication platform that will deliver content quickly and flexibly to existing and new target groups. Administration of the page itself, from video and photo galleries, from blogs to connectivity to social networks, is child's play.

Highlights:

  • Content is professionally presented directly on the web.
  • The widest variety of services and applications can be integrated without difficulty.
  • Open, flexible usability, optimizes processes in online journalism.

alfa MediaSuite Touch

Writing on the road. Time is a decisive factor in the media business. Editorial departments must be informed of and briefed about breaking news stories as quickly as possible. Consequently, reporters play a crucial role both for international and regional reporting. Their copy must be submitted and edited as quickly as possible.

Highlights:

  • Entering texts and centralized storage in the editing system (alfa eCMS – central content management system).
  • Uploading multimedia content (images, video, and audio) from mobile terminals, assigning it to articles and storing it in the editing system.
  • Creating new articles or accessing existing data for editing.

alfa PageOne Layout

Ease of use with maximum efficiency – introducing the alfa PageOne XT interactive typesetting program. The tool can be used for simple and complex typesetting tasks: Either as a standalone package or integrated into the overall system.

Highlights:

  • Combining the ease of use of a modern editorial system with the performance of professional typesetting systems
  • Easily comprehensible user interface
  • Comprehensive typographic and design features