ACUMEN Book System Overview

The ACUMEN Book system is focused on helping publishers grow. It provides a wide range of robust features including fulfillment, financial, marketing & communication, royalty management, job costing, and inventory management, seamless integration of functions that simplifies workflow, data transparency, an easy-to-use, powerful and innovative interface that can dramatically improve productivity, and built-in reporting tools that support the insights necessary to enhance 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 can operate on both the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. ACUMEN is an innovative, feature-rich solution with powerful capabilities that can transform a publisher's operations. As the price/performance leader, ACUMEN provides a great value to publishers.

ACUMEN can be hosted at your site or on CyberWolf's ACUMEN Private Cloud Platform (APCP). The APCP is optimized for speed and reliability and managed by CyberWolf's knowledgable IT staff.


The Core System Provides:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Back Order Management
  • CRM
  • General Ledger
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Inventory Management
  • Job Costing
  • Marketing
  • Multiple Report Writers
  • ONIX Storage and Transmissions
  • Order Processing
  • Product Marketing
  • Product P&L
  • Purchasing
  • Royalties
  • Sales Analysis
  • Service Billing
  • Standing Orders
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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.