2009 Winner Profile

Herff Jones

Project Description:
The yearbook publisher developed eDesign, a rich internet application that allows students and teachers to plan, design and manage their yearbooks using a browser. The tool automates the page submission process, lowering yearbook processing times and increasing factory capabilities during the busiest seasons. The company says eDesign has increased online customer orders more than 500 percent, improving its position against competitors within the yearbook market.
Project type:
Web Services, Internet, Development
Business Functions:
Manufacturing, Sales, Customer service/support
Business Goal:
Strategic/Competitive advantage
CEO:
Joe Slaughter, President & CEO
Headquarters:
Indianapolis, Ind.
Industry:
Manufacturing
Revenue (2008):
$500 million
Website:
herffjones.com
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