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High-powered magnifier tool enables detailed image analysis for Matrix Solutions

Matrix Solutions is a Canadian employee-owned multi-service environmental and engineering consulting company providing scientifically sound, pragmatic and innovative solutions worldwide. The company has more than 450 professional, technical, and administrative employees strategically located in 19 offices across Canada, and delivers integrated services in the areas of: assessment, remediation, reclamation and monitoring; environmental planning, assessment and approvals; and water resources. Read more

Bradshaw Taylor transforms image delivery with powerful media library

Bradshaw Taylor is a UK based distributor of outdoor and country clothing brands to retailers in many European countries. It represents high quality clothing companies from all over the world, including notable brands Schoffel Country, Noble Outfitters, Sherpa Adventure Gear and Royal Robbins. It has over 400 customers across Europe, and as well as having multiple stores, most have an ecommerce business too. We caught up with Nick Vance, Head of I.T., to find out how they store and supply product and marketing imagery to such a large and diverse customer base. Read more

Digital Asset Management in Education: Third Light’s answer to a growing problem

Third Light's digital media library is a fast, feature-rich, digital asset management tool. You can organise, tag, find, share, edit and download all your digital files quickly, easily and securely. Online chat and share supports centralised, collaborative working with internal teams and external partners. You can convert formats, trace copyright, protect and distribute files. Cloud-based or licensed solutions are available with free, seamless updates and optional API. Read more

Digital Asset Management – how to demonstrate value and create a business case

If you've decided that your business needs an intuitive DAM system to take over from your old, complex legacy systems, demonstrating business value may be fairly easy, given the problems they pose with compatibility, integration, security or lack of functionality. If existing systems no longer meet the company's requirements, that's your obvious starting point. If you've never had any comparable tools before, your job may be harder, especially if budgets are tight, but it could be an easy win if you can effectively demonstrate the benefits of using DAM. Whatever situation you may be in, one thing's for certain. You'll need buy-in from your key decision makers, and those in charge of the budget. Creating a solid business case or proposal will invaluable, and here’s how you can do just that. Read more

Digital Asset Management a game-changer for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns are an American basketball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. They compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world, and have been playing since 1968. They're a professional sport's franchise, and have successfully reached the playoffs 29 times, posted 19 seasons of 50 or more wins, made 9 trips to the Western Conference Finals, and advanced to the NBA Finals twice. We caught up with their team to find out how Third Light's media library software is helping them to manage nearly 50 years' worth of archives, as well as their fast-growing library of digital assets. Read more