DAM - Digital Asset Management

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

PowerPoint presentation builder gives Cushman & Wakefield a head-start

Cushman & Wakefield are a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop and live. Working with over 43,000 people in more than 60 countries means that a lot of effort goes into coordinating and standardising internal systems and centralising media management. We were lucky enough to speak to Andrew Bolt, Digital Tools & Technology Lead - Americas Marketing & Communications, to find out how a recent software implementation has transformed the way their teams work. Read more

What is good customer service and why is it essential to business success?

As a business customer in today's world we're all too often confronted with web chat and help portals, online forms, recorded helplines and other forms of standard, generic and very frustrating support with pre-programmed, automated responses. We often don't have any idea when our calls for help will be answered, let alone when our problems will be fixed. Phone numbers are rarely available, and when they are, you can almost guarantee you'll be waiting in a queue or outsourced abroad. All we really want is a quick response and a reassurance that a resolve is on its way, because ultimately, when a problem's business critical it can have monumental consequences. Read more

Bishop’s Stortford College – smart folders and tagging ‘hugely time-saving’

Bishop's Stortford College is a leading independent, co-educational school, set in beautiful surroundings on the edge of a market town between London and Cambridge. The College uses pioneering technology in geography, hosts the hugely successful annual Festival of Literature and takes part in many musical, drama and sporting events. With the ongoing image and video media coverage of so many activities, we find out how the marketing team store, organise and repurpose their growing library of assets using media management software. Read more