What is Odyssey v2?

Updated at September 30th, 2021


  • Odyssey has been redefined, written in XJDF language, which is the most up-to-date language specifically designed for the print industry, supporting the complete life cycle of a print job.
    • XJDF stands for “Exchange Job Definition Format” and is the language of print that makes it possible for Odyssey to make an interface (or communicate) with everything you need it to track.

Key Takeaway

The one takeaway you should remember: Odyssey v2 has been written in XJDF language, making it built on the most up-to-date language specifically designed for the print industry and able to support the complete life cycle of a print job.

  • Odyssey v2 has been complete redesigned and built on a foundational and robust Resource Engine, combining relationship-building communication, powerful and accurate estimating, order management, and more.
  • Odyssey has been re-imagined to grow and scale with your business.
  • Double-entry has been eliminated by connecting directly to the order forms on your website. This allows you to continue to sell more printing, while leaving the Odyssey to do the heavy lifting for you.
    • This crucial integration translates any information your customers provide when they place an order on your website instantly and seamlessly into data in Odyssey. Not only is double entry eliminated, the whole workflow is streamlined, communication with your customer is more efficient, and you get more done in less time.

Eliminating double-entry

  • Increased Productivity
    • Eliminate those extra “touches” it takes in your current workflow to get a single
      online order from an entry point to final billing.
  • Reduced Errors
    • When you and your team work from the same website interface, you can both see
      job changes in real time. Better communication means fewer errors and less time
      spent on correcting them.
  • Better Customer Service
    • Today’s customers want a quick and convenient solution for ordering printing
      whether they place that order online, by phone, email, or in-person. Your employees
      want a streamlined solution for production. Odyssey provides you with both.
  • Decisions You Can Be Proud Of
    • Keep your finger on the pulse of your company with valuable insights, such as when
      and how jobs are received, where each job is in production at any given time, and a
      reliable view of revenue.
  • No-Fuss Marketing
    • Turn prospects into customers, and customers into repeat customers! Odyssey isn’t
      just about the production of printing, but about the time before and after an order is
      placed as well.