Express Manager is a job-based solution that provides a simple to use job submission with job ticketing features. It is fully compliance with JDF 1.3, thus can be imported and exported between third party JDF-compliant systems. The job ticket may also contain JDF-extended information which provides support to advanced processing instructions available to different Express workflow solution. Express Manager provides a graphical display of the production schedules to enable users to prioritise jobs and re-arrange production instructions. It also supports centralised storage, it simplifies data backup and in the event of hardware failure enables production resumption quickly.