ACUMEN Book® System Overview

The ACUMEN Book software system is focused on helping publishers grow. It provides a wide range of robust features and the seamless integration of functions that simplify workflow and data transparency. It encompasses an easy-to-use, powerful interface and built-in reporting tools that substantially improve productivity and support the critical insights necessary for enhanced decision-making in today's evolving publishing environment.

ACUMEN Book is a fully integrated business management system designed specifically for book publishers. It is built on a client-server architecture that operates on both the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. ACUMEN is an innovative, feature-rich solution with powerful capabilities that transforms and improves a publisher's business operations. As the industry’s price/performance leader, ACUMEN provides a great value to publishers.

The software can be hosted at your own site or on CyberWolf's ACUMEN Private Cloud Platform. The Hosting Service is optimized for speed, reliability, security and redundancy and is managed by CyberWolf's knowledgeable IT staff.

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The Core System Provides:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Back Order Management
  • CRM
  • Financial Report Writer
  • General Ledger
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Inventory Management
  • Job Costing
  • Marketing
  • Multiple Report Writers
  • ONIX Processing
  • Order Processing
  • Product Marketing
  • Product P&L
  • Purchasing
  • Quick Report
  • Royalties
  • Sales Analysis
  • Service Billing
  • Standing Orders
  • SuperReport Pro™
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    Over 30 Optional Modules Including:

  • Academic Marketing
  • Advanced Order Processing
  • Consignment Distribution
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Custom Documents
  • Digital Asset Management
  • eCommerce
  • EDI
  • Foreign Currency
  • Fulfillment Import
  • Point of Sale
  • Print On Demand
  • Remote Fulfillment
  • Returns Processing
  • Rights Management
  • Scan To Pack
  • Subscriptions
  • Title Level ONIX Management
  • Warehouse Location Tracking
  • Web Services
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    ACUMEN Fundamentals:

  • User Interface. Designed from the ground up to provide users with a positive work experience and enhanced productivity.
  • Data Access. Provides unrivaled ability for users to quickly access and view, export or report data.
  • Function Integration. The high degree of function integration maximizes corporate productivity.
  • The 4D Advantage. ACUMEN is developed in the 4D environment and deployed on the SQL-based 4D Server. 4D’s rapid development environment has enabled ACUMEN to boast a feature set that rivals far more expensive systems.