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Quadient Inspire

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What is Quadient Inspire?

Quadient Inspire offers a customer experience management portfolio that provides human-centric communication solutions that span the entire customer lifecycle, to help organizations to create meaningful connections with their customers, wherever, whenever they prefer.

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Amazing Workhorse

10 out of 10
March 23, 2023
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I use Quadient Inspire all day, every day. It allows me to create extremely complex variable documents for high speed printing and emails. …
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What is Quadient Inspire?

Quadient Inspire offers a customer experience management portfolio that provides human-centric communication solutions that span the entire customer lifecycle, to help organizations to create meaningful connections with their customers, wherever, whenever they prefer.

Quadient Inspire Features

  • Supported: Communication templates for all physical and digital channels available from a single design interface.
  • Supported: Mobile phone and in-app push notifications with rich content including images, text and action links and buttons.
  • Supported: Deployments for cloud, hybrid, and on-premise.

Quadient Inspire Screenshots

Screenshot of Inspire Interactive can be used to create ad hoc communications with pre-approved blocks of content.Screenshot of Additional personalization can be added leveraging customer data and variable content with Inspire Interactive.

Quadient Inspire Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesAll
Supported LanguagesAll

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Quadient Inspire offers a customer experience management portfolio that provides human-centric communication solutions that span the entire customer lifecycle, to help organizations to create meaningful connections with their customers, wherever, whenever they prefer.

OpenText Exstream, Adobe Experience Manager Forms, and Smart Communications SmartCOMM are common alternatives for Quadient Inspire.

Reviewers rate Professional Services highest, with a score of 8.9.

The most common users of Quadient Inspire are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Eric Langer | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Quadient Inspire to create highly personalized color and b/w pieces for our clients. These become part of larger campaigns providing information to consumers. Their software works with all major inkjet and digital printers. It supports all major formats with the flexibility to complete everything we ask of it. The feature set within the software has no comparison within the direct mail and fulfillment industry.
  • Handles massive quantities of data
  • Endless coding possibilities and variable options
  • Quickly and efficiently creates production files
  • Awesome end user development and training options
  • Support group knows the software. Frequently answers requests same day
  • As they are the best and they know it, the software is pricey
  • Software is complex. That is both good and bad, without training you cannot use it.
Quadient Inspire is well suited to complex processes and requests. It is very well designed software which includes numerous plug in options for ease of use with other software. They have built in security functions to protect intellectual property and prohibit unauthorized changes. This software is great for people who need control and large feature sets or work with quantities in the millions. Of course, it also works fine on smaller projects.

Where it would be overkill is for environments which only need simple variable pieces. Just setting up an address block? If this is your regular job, this software is excessive.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Inspire all day, every day. From basic names and addresses on postcards to complex campaigns with highly customized documents and procedures. The slow speeds of other applications are one problem that Inspire handles very well for us - it's really fast. The ability to connect into a database is another great advantage. A more general response is how robust this platform is. It handles every challenge we throw at it, and we recognize we're only using a small fraction of what the software has to offer.
  • Extensive data manipulation
  • Easy to configure output for multiple devices, both print and electronic)
  • Great logging of processes so you can trouble shoot problems quickly.
  • There are some UI issues we hoped would be resolved in R15 that weren't, it would be great to see those resolved.
  • Seems to struggle to run smoothly on the Mac platforms.
  • We have a "sheet backgrounder" module, would LOVE a sheet foregrounder one. We have work arounds but would love to do that natively.
We do use it for smaller jobs, and it feels a little bit like an overkill, so management asks us if we're using the right tool for the job. It's a valid question.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Quadient Inspire in the 'IT' department. We use it to create complex mail merges, statements/invoices and other types of personalised mailpieces. It is only used in the IT department as they create everything that gets mailed. It has helped with many business problems, for example a customer sends us a pre merged PDF which they would like mailsorted. Through Inspire we are able to extract the address data from the PDFs using TextinRect which gives us a data file to work with.
  • It keeps the graphic quality and colors of the supplied PDFs. Other software we have used to personalise PDFs has reduced the DPI and even changed the colors. Inspire is great at keeping everything as it should be.
  • The imposition tools within Inspire give a vast range of getting the most out of your printers for the least cost. You can easily arrange documents 2 up or 4 up on SRA3 sheets for printing, cutting and stacking.
  • The TextinRect tool is extremely useful for pulling information off a Digital Document allowing you to manipulate it in many ways.
  • The little known MinMax Generator module is useful for seeing if all your text fits within a flow, if not the 'First Fitting Auto' feature enables you to shrink text automatically if it doesn't quite fit.
  • I'd like to see more help in the way of scripting. The language is unique to Quadient Inspire so it can be a bit daunting, even coming from a programming background, to know the correct syntax.
  • The ability to use TextinRect with UNC paths as we have multiple licences for production so we can run more than one 'Production' at a time but this doesn't seem to work on the server with UNC paths.
  • I find inserting tables somewhat troublesome, I've also found that if you copy a table and paste it to another page in your layout module, although it makes a new table in the Table tab, if you change the contents of your new table, it also changes the contents of the table you copied.
It is well suited for any mail merge you need to do. It is a one stop shop and it does more than you could imagine. You can have multiple data files and multiple artworks/documents. Inspire enables you to source your data, mailsort it and then pull the correct artwork through using conditions for the correct data record, this enables you to do complex mailmerges where before, say in MS Word, you'd have to do everything separately.
March 23, 2023

Amazing Workhorse

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I use Quadient Inspire all day, every day. It allows me to create extremely complex variable documents for high speed printing and emails. We take data sent by the customer and take their requirements and turn that into a printed piece or an HTML.
  • Manipulate data
  • Merge data into documents
  • Allow variable text
  • Ability to export a report of scripts and variable flows in a simple format (not xml)
Well suited for creating high speed variable printing documents and emails. The scope of the types of documents is limitless: marketing postcards, brochures, letters, statements, books, invoices, product sheets, emails, text messages, etc.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I currently use Quadient Inspire Designer and Inspire Automation to securely create some of the worlds most complex and confidential documents. This is both on an ADHOC basis (just designer) and repeated automated work (Designer and Automation combined). This is the best on the market that we have used at achieving both of these goals.
  • Easy to use document composition modules
  • Scripting module for more advanced user needs
  • University of users and employees of Quadient to assist
  • Powerful processing
  • Great for both physical and dynamic communications
  • The occasional endless loop crash (Probably more to do with my coding than the software though)
Quadient Inspire is suited anywhere that creates and distributes any type of content out to the public. This can either be physical documents or via dynamic communications. This software will revolutionise the way that you engage your customer base. The software while fairly user friendly will need some experience in the software or some training at the beginning.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Quadient Inspire to create mail merges of various degrees of complexity and formats for numerous services, advertising and marketing campaigns. This may include transactional processes such as invoices, statements, demands etc. It has enabled us to broaden the scope of what we do, from using client supplied databases to capturing information directly from pre-printed PDFs. The flexibility of this tool enables us to meet most of the demands of our customers in ways that would have been much more problematic in the past.
  • I am impressed with the way that documents can be inserted as images or natively to create the greatest flexibility of production from final file sizes and formats to amending content via personalisation with the minimum of difficulty.
  • The intuitive drag and drop facility in the workflows makes even complex processes easy to work with despite potentially appearing daunting at first sight.
  • Modules are capable of great adaptability and precision from inserting crop marks, imposing multiple copies onto single sheets, capturing data from input documents etc that make otherwise serious problems practical to solve.
  • Scripting gives almost limitless power to manipulate data and documents to fulfil the requirements of our customers across a wide breadth of possibilities.
  • There is an excellent and responsive community on hand to provide expert advice when we are challenged by either the application itself or what we need to achieve using it.
  • Scripting is quite daunting to the uninitiated and more help would be appreciated.
  • Transactional mail is quite complex to put together but that is to be expected from its very nature. Although we did receive some additional basic training on this, it still remains a little unclear.
  • Some of the error messages received during processing could be more specific so that the user can diagnose more effectively the issue at hand.
Inspire Designer is supremely well adapted to preparing new workflows from scratch for basic mail merging solutions. In some cases, the final output can be created in just a few minutes. But if the requirement is more complex such as using variable document artwork or conditional data it can be used in an effective straightforward way. It is well suited to so much of what our customers ask of us, even if they want things that at first seem unusual. For repeat work, templates can be set up that speed processing up immeasurably when compared with previous methods.
Naveen Bhatt | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
In our organization, We are currently using Quadient Inspire Designer, Inspire Content Manager, Inspire Interactive and Inspire Scaler in our projects. Now a days in the market Quadient is one of the most reliable CCM applications. By using Quadient Inspire products we can deliver paper-based, e-mail-based and digital-based communication to customers.
  • Contact customers via their choice of channel.
  • Personalise customer communications.
  • Can be ahead in CCM technology.
  • So far everything is seems fine with Quadient products.
  • They should include easy migration with all other technology.
  • They should include features to rename all the layout objects automatically as per the context of the respective project.
I have developed very simply one-page letters with Quadient Inspire products as well as complex booklets of 200 to 300 pages. I personally feel that by using Quadient products we can give personalized output to our customers. Through Quadient products, I have always been able to solve any type of CCM problem.
Pardeep Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Quadient Inspire is one of the most important and useful tools in [the] CCM industry. This tool has all the features which are useful to solve problems in print and mail industry. This tool has robust growth in CCM and it’s very much helpful to program document to make better communication between costumer and businesses. Our whole CCM serves CCM service to other businesses so my whole organization is using this tool. This tool is very much helpful to address and solve all the problems and give beneficial solutions to print and mail industry.
  • Document composition is very easy
  • GUI environment is very user friendly
  • Data is secure and encrypted from end to end
  • Multiple modules are available for multiple tasks
  • Integration with other software is very compatible
  • Easy integration with APIs
  • Support multiple input and output like xml, line data, json data, HTML data, fixed length and output like pdf , ps , and other many formats
  • Use Version control system by Inbuilt services like ICM(inspire content managers).
  • It solves a wide range of problems in print and mail industry and gives a new direction to CCM business.
  • They can use artificial intelligence
  • They can improve themselves in BCC implementation for address validation
  • Otherwise this tool has very many features and everything is very useful
Quadient Inspire has no competition in CCM industry. This tool is full of Inbuilt functions and powerful features to compose documents and CCM services. This tool can solve all the CCM problems and [is] able to do everything for document composition. A businesses which requires customers attention can use this tool for their customer's services. Generally, this tool is fit with every scenario and more appropriate for CCM integration and document composition.
May 23, 2022

Quadient Review

VamsiKrushna Koppuravuri | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Quadient Inspire for print, email, and online communication of marketing, statement, notification, and regulatory compliance documents and information. We send millions of communication annually, from thousands of internal sources. Inspire helps us to unify these communications into one platform and interface, and allows us to efficiently manage these communications.
  • Support
  • User friendly
  • The way you're going is fine keep facing the same.
  • If possible try to reduce the license cost it will help for small companies.
We use Quadient Inspire for print, email, and online communication of marketing, statement, notification, and regulatory compliance documents and information. We send millions of communication annually, from thousands of internal sources. Inspire helps us to unify these communications into one platform and interface, and allows us to efficiently manage these communications.
December 14, 2021

Inspire can do that

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Quadient Inspire for print, email, and online communication of marketing, statement, notification, and regulatory compliance documents and information. We send millions of communication annually, from thousands of internal sources. Inspire helps us to unify these communications into one platform and interface, and allows us to efficiently manage these communications.
  • Rationalizing data from different input sources.
  • Powerful programming allowing for flexible and innovative solutions.
  • Rapid development and testing.
  • Seamless deployment into production.
  • SDL management via ICM.
  • Support of legacy print systems could be easier.
  • More examples and built solutions on Exchange.
  • Developer licenses so individuals can learn outside of a company.
Well suited for: Fast migration from other platforms/solutions, the rapid development of net new work. It handles complex data and complex communications well. Not particularly well suited for development by new users, there is a learning curve.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The suite of [Quadient] Inspire consists of Content Manager, Designer, Interactive, and Scaler. Certified Inspire Designer developers create master templates and other form/document types in addition to developing Scaler workflows for production processing. The master templates created by the developers are made available through Content Manager to Business Authors at various Lines of Business for enhancing with additional content in the Inspire Interactive environment.
  • CCM
  • Version control
  • Output channel agnostic
  • Omnichannel communication
  • Enhancing the interactive experience
  • Improvement to the level one support process
Each player (vendor) in the CCM space has a certain feature where they are a great fit for an organization. With Quadient Inspire's suite of CCM solutions, those features other vendors specialize in, are included. Minimal need for having a plethora of document management solutions in an organization.
Max Nyirenda | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Quadient Inspire throughout our organisation by a number of teams, from our studio, transactional teams, internal systems dev, my team's Professional Services, as well with some of our proprietary systems. We use it to deliver dynamic solutions to our clients challenges and needs. It gives us the power to deliver projects that our competitors can’t deliver within our agile timeframes and complexity.
  • Data processing, you can do things quicker and safer than with other tools
  • Dynamic content, the ability to drive complex dynamic documents completely data driven
  • Produce multi channel communications such as DM, emails, notifications, micro sites and SMS
  • Integration with other systems and tools such as Salesforce & Litmus
  • The HTML module isn’t the easiest to use so my development is often twinned with Dreamweaver
  • Designers pixel units don’t stack up with Dreamweaver so it’s takes a little calculation to get your desired HTML look and feel if using layout module
  • More free training especially for new users
Any document and data composition it’s great for and perfect, for HTML development not so great, but you can circumnavigate that by doing your development in other tools until you need to work on your variable HTML content
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We do three things with Quadient Inspire: Honor communication preferences by sending letters either in paper form or electronically through secure delivery; Consolidate similar communications to personalize and customize letters; Maintain a central repository of content, fonts, images and variables.

We're currently using Quadient for dozens of letters across multiple departments. It helps us make our communications consistent, accurate, timely and personalized. Before using Quadient Inspire, we had to do manual changes across hundreds of letters. Now we can make changes to things like colors, phone numbers, CST hours and more in minutes. It's taken away a lot of the frustration and busy work from my day-to-day job and allows me to focus on improving communications to better the member experience.
  • Centralized content management
  • Variable letters based on data or point-of-mail decisions
  • Omnichannel communication
  • Content consolidation
  • Challenging user interface for things like bullets or font changes
  • Lack of a global find/replace function to automatically insert variables into text
  • Large tech lift to do major upgrades
Quadient Inspire works great across multiple letters, departments and use cases. We use it primarily for letters but I know that it can be used with great success for direct mail pieces like postcards or fliers. It's not ideal for email-only campaigns but works great in situations where we want to either send an email or a letter.
November 26, 2021

Satisfied User

Roy Guerra Jr. | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We currently use Quadient Inspire for the majority of [our] VDP. [It's] the best tool available in the industry and makes it very easy to manage multiple clients. Inspire makes it very easy to come up with solutions when clients have difficult asks. We can always rely on Quadient for support even when we [can't] find the answers [ourselves].
  • Functionality
  • Updated
  • Support
  • None
Quadient Inspire is a great tool and I highly recommend [it] for any business that is serious about customer satisfaction. They make it very easy to maintain and stay updated with all the latest technology available in [todays] industry. The customer support is also 2nd to none. They are always there to help when we need them the most.
Adriana Leite Pedrogão Costa | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We are using Quadient Inspire in our BPO, and we can provide our customer's different ways to access their documents. Now they can access the documents at any time, quickly and securely. We can provide documents by e-mail, Whatsapp, and for printing. We are generating dynamics communications and transpromo
  • Dynamic communications
  • Personalized customer communications - transpromo
  • Good Performance at production
  • synchronize what is being drawn with the layout tree
Is well suited for big customers with large communications but it is expensive for small customers (and we have a lot here in Brazil)
Alina Newson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We mostly use [Quadient Inspire] to to generate reports, directories, letters, financial statements and so on. We address business problems related to communication.
  • Reliable
  • Savvy
  • Powerful
  • Font managing
  • Naming of flows
Provider directories are for our company, and [Quadient Inspire] has been a key tool to generate accurate directories. We [are] also big on letters and statements and has work well for us.
November 18, 2021

Quadient yeah!

Tim Patterson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Inspire is used across several business units to handle communications ranging from marketing, statements, financial planning, disbursements, and more. We are using it more everyday.
  • Documents composition
  • Data ingestion
  • Omnichannel output
  • Ease of use
  • Better integration with api responses
  • Simplify licensing for specific features
[Quadient Inspire is] well suited to complex communications, flexible and powerful scripting. [I believe that Quadient Inspire is] kind of overkill for some simpler work.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We are migration to using the Quadient Inspire software across the organization. Inspire addresses many things that we were just unable to do very easily using our legacy document generation including a single source for commonly used resources such as a logo and allows for us to implement a common look and feel of documents throughout the organization and update that company style in a single location. A logo change occurred prior to implementation of Inspire products which forced us to have to update tens of thousands of surfaces and some were still missed, but with Inspire a single file can be updated and all of those surfaces are updated in a matter of seconds. Inspire also allows for approval processes to be implemented with ease, which would take quite a bit longer to develop in our legacy systems.
  • Usage of Common Resources
  • Allows for Custom Scripting
  • Custom Approval Processes
  • Upgrades can sometimes be painful
  • Scaler Logs are verbose and not always helpful
  • Interactive edit/view mode is not always the same
Overall the Inspire Products are simple to use and provide a great solution to document generation. Being a Software Engineer I love that Inspire products allow for custom scripting so that if built in functionality is not enough custom scripts can be developed. Quadient Support is always available to answer questions and quickly determine issues and are very knowledgeable about the products they support.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
It is used within the DATA department allowing us to create bespoke dynamic communications for customers.
  • Creation of PDF
  • Manipulation of data
  • Sometimes the learning curve can be very steep
  • The help files are not always very helpful
If you have data and need to create a mail merge, you dont need to use word and excel, inspire is much better suited to the task.
Brian Cox | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Quadient Inspire has been used in my organization for over 9 years as a composition tool for both batch and real time communication generation. It is used in several divisions for both Marketing and regulated communications. Quadient helps our company better manage content for both print and digital channels along with dynamic HTML communications.
  • HTML dynamic documents
  • Very user friendly development UI with easy to use workflow configuration tool
  • Great ability to manipulate print ready files to restructure content or pull data from the content of old legacy print to create new digital communications.
  • Production run time instance model could be more robust to not cause all processing to fail if one occurrence fails.
  • Like to see a production cloud instance
Quadient is a great software provider with great support for their Inspire product. They are a front runner of new features to the CCM and CXM software market. We use their product for both composition and print file reengineering. I would recommend this software for anyone trying to move from print to digital output.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Our Customer Communications Management team selected Quadient Inspire as the strategic tool for Composition and Delivery for our correspondence need. We are migrating several legacy applications to the Inspire platform. We are also using Quadient DAS and messenger to help drive digital strategy and customer preference. We have been able to utilize the Inspire suite to automate many manual processes and assist internal users in completing their work more efficiently.
  • Interactive letter creation and completion
  • Smart Forms
  • Data manipulation and transformation
  • Batch letter processing
  • Job scheduling and services
  • cloud capabilities
  • improved rationalization offering/pricing
Quadient Inspire is a robust and scalable tool that can support businesses of all sizings. The Quadient team both sales support and PSO are true partners working with customers every step of the way to insure success project goals , with a focus on strategic outcomes for the future. Quadient Inspire and the Quadient team provide great support for migration off legacy composition tools, while also future proofing solutions, and upgrading user experience as part of the migration. Quadient R&D team is continuously coming up with new ways to improve the product and support customer needs.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Quadient Inspire is used as a communication delivery platform in many areas of our company. It serves as our content generation engine delivering fully integrated omnichannel solutions in various verticals, including our financial and insurance clients, healthcare, regulatory and retail.
  • Content management
  • Multi channel execution
  • Integration
  • Workflow
  • Content creation
  • More detail on new product offerings
Quadient inspire is a unique tool that enables us to deliver communications on behalf of our customers. Quadient is key when it comes to digitization and regulatory communications in general.
Quadient has been a true partner over the years, always anticipating our needs and exceeding our expectations.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We are using Quadient Inspire Designer, Inspire Content Manager and Scaler. It is used across our organization in all of our facilities. Moving to Quadient [Inspire] has improved the amount of time to produce production files. It has given us the ability to use common templates for web previews and production.
  • Production Speed
  • Special Effects on Variable Text
  • Ease of Use
  • Imposition
  • Default color settings being RGB
Quadient [Inspire] is well suited for almost any variable data creation and production. It provides scalability when needed. Compared to other variable data software it is much easier and faster to use. It is also much faster at producing production files then other variable data software. Our major complaint with the software is the complexity needed to produce simple impositions.
November 01, 2021

An engine for success

Ed Walter | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
As a service provider across many industries, RRD has a wide range of requirements for document composition. These reach across the spectrum from managing precomposed document streams through document composition from data with CCM integration and a great variety of blended requirements. We represent customers in nearly every aspect of business and consumer communications from insurance to medical to utility to transactional to kitting and more. These varied industries also have equally varying output requirements. The Inspire tool suite fills many of these requirements with a solid performance that we rely on for continuous automated production. The flexibility of Inspire Designer is second to none and a critical part of our solution architecture.
  • Highly flexible data ingestion
  • Clear and powerful workflow design that makes support easy to understand as teams evolve
  • Great internal debugging tool that simplifies and accelerates the development cycle
  • Powerful scripting structure available at nearly every aspect of data management, composition, and finishing allowing for specialized requirements not available in the standard toolset to be met
  • More flexibility in licensing would be beneficial to our unique requirements as a large service provider
  • The Min/Max tool is an easy way to extract either extreme from each field of a data set, but it doesn't generally produce viable data for a complex data structure. A tool that could generate "test" data in a similar way but with the ability to provide parameters regarding the construction would be very beneficial. Often, good test data is often a major delay in starting or testing composition development. This is especially true where PII is involved.
  • As stated earlier, the debug tools are a fantastic tool within Inspire Designer, but there are times when the resulting error seems a bit cryptic. One way to enhance this functionality would be adding a link from the error to a related discussion on the user forum.
  • Add a tool as part of the proofer that is a robust screen reader. This could test for ADA compliance and highlight things that don't meet the standard and link back to the exact area in the design where the tag is available.
  • I'd like to be able to have two views of the document tree open simultaneously showing different segments of the hierarchy.
  • I would like ways to more easily gather related document resources (flows, etc.) and manage their names and family containers other than individually (or having to export as XML and try to manage that behemoth without making a mistake that kills the workflow)
I've been using Quadient Inspire for 14 years. I'm still waiting for the realistic design challenge based on variable data document construction that I am not able to meet. I've had some pretty good challenges, but none that were unsolvable.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use Quadient Inspire as a core to our output creation methodology. Without this software, we would struggle to create most of our tangible content.
  • Creates PDFs
  • Manipulates data
  • Efficient operations
  • Cost
  • Steep learning curve
  • It isn't wide spread enough to be able to get help from just about anyone.
It is perfect for the creation of letters based on a set template.
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