Reuters Launches Competitive Solution for US Newspapers’ Financial Pages
(New York, NY...March 18, 2010) Reuters today announced it will offer automated delivery of customizable, print-ready financial data layouts to US Newspapers, at an attractive price. The solution leverages Thomson Reuters assets as the leading financial news and information provider.
The offering, Reuters Financial Infographics (RFI), provides camera-ready pages and graphs that can be customized to individual newspaper requirements, RFI sets a new standard in the presentation of financial data and saves newspapers time and resources.
“RFI was created as part of a larger strategy to address the unprecedented challenges facing media owners today,” said Christoph Pleitgen, managing director of Reuters news agency for Thomson Reuters. “Our media customers told us they need more than content, they need workflow solutions. And the solution we are launching today is specifically tailored for the current needs of US Newspapers.”
“Our technology solutions combined with Reuters strong reputation as a financial data provider, is the perfect fit,” explained Hanaan Rosenthal, Managing Director for Custom Flow Solutions.
For more information about RFI visit http://customflowsolutions.com/rfi/
Custom Flow Solutions announces HyperGraph Financial
HyperGraph Financial was created to serve the reporting needs of financial services companies. It automates individual charts and graphs and complete financial reports, sales presentations, product sheets and more.
In praise of Custom Flow Solutions
“After more than a year of close collaboration with Custom Flow Solutions, I can say without hesitation that they deserve the highest marks for trust, meeting expectations and for being leaders in their field.” Jean-Francois Huertas, Business Development Manager, Reuters Agency
CFS to join Thomson Reuters at SABEW
Hanaan will present Reuters Financial Infographics to financial editors from around the country.
CFS automates annual weather chart for The New York Times.
This chart includes all temperature and precipitation data for an entire year for New York, Boston and DC.
Custom Flow Solutions automates retail catalogs for the Navy Exchange.
The automation is expected to save the company hundreds of hours and shorten lead time from weeks to days!
CFS and Reuters introduce Reuters Financial Infographics at SABEW
In a highly anticapated debut, Hanaan Rosenthal of CFS joined Bipasha Gosh, Reuters Global Director of marketing to introduce Reuters Financial Infographics to hundreds of financial newspaper editors.
CFS begins delivering financial layouts to The International Herald Tribune.
On February of 2009, IHT financial pages will include layouts produced by CFS's automation server. The server will extract data from Thomson Reuters databases, produce three separate layouts and deliver them to IHT in a completely automated process.
The layouts will be created three times a day to compliment IHT's various international editions.
Custom Flow Solutions Announces "HyperGraph" - Automated Print Media Graphing Software
Circulation of CFS newspaper graphs hits the roof!
Every day, millions of readers get their financial information from graphs automated by Custom Flow Solutions.
System demo movie posted on CFS site.
Now you can see the system in use by The NY Times and the Globe at work. Click here to see the demo.
John Thorsen Jr. joins Custom Flow Solutions.
CFS is proud to have John join the team as head of Q/A and in charge of client relations.
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CFS automates Money and Markets graphs for The Associated Press
The AP hired CFS to create an automated system to streamline the production of graphs for use by member organizations.
"The match between The AP and CFS was a natural fit." Says Hanaan, "The system was operational within two months and is now enabling The AP to produce a high volume of graphs in various configurations automatically in a matter of seconds."
CFS automates The New York Times weather page for the four daily print editions.
After tremendous success using HyperGraph, CFS's automated layout system, for automating the charts and layout of the business pages for the daily paper, the system was adopted and is now used by the Times to automate the weather page for the four editions: New York, Boston, DC and National.
CFS updates it's automated system at The Boston Globe to produce the year-end versions of the financial graphs printed in the daily paper.
Given the flexible nature of the system, the updates were done in a short amount of time and ran flawlessly. "It's always a challenge to create scripts that run only once a year" says Hanaan, "You have one shot to get them right, and I didn't want to be interrupted on New Year's Eve..."
CFS creates a system for The New York Times that automates the creation of pages depicting the thousands of American casualties in Iraq.
"This was by far the most emotional project I worked on. It almost felt wrong to automate it, but it was the only way The New York Times could have gotten it laid-out and printed on time." Says Hanaan Rosenthal, Principal at CFS.
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CFS automates the redesigned Money & Markets graphs printed in The Boston Globe
After working with The Globe for over ten years, CFS gets the call to automate the creation of the graphs printed in the Money & Markets section of The Boston Globe.