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The metadata brainstorm exercise

by Nate Holmes, August 25, 2017

Are you starting from scratch with metadata? Maybe you already have metadata but it’s not working. Identifying the right metadata can feel like an overwhelming task. You might wonder, how do I describe this asset? What will people search for? What type of metadata field should I use? Despite all those valid questions, getting started with metadata can actually be pretty simple. Start with your users informing the metadata. All you need are some Post-it Notes, printouts of assets, and cookies.

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Topics: DAM

Widen Summit core learning opportunities

by Melanie Olsen, August 16, 2017

Widen Summit attendees will arrive in October with a range of roles, knowledge levels, and expectations. No matter what individual goals may be, the collective goal is that each and every one of you will go back to your place of employment with actionable plans and new strategies. Plan to take your Widen Collective site and your working process around it to the next level at this year’s Summit.

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Topics: Events, Widen Summit

Five ways DAM and project management tools can help your teams meet deadlines

by Nate Holmes, August 14, 2017

We hear from a lot of organizations that meeting deadlines is a big challenge. Teams are so used to being behind on deadlines that it’s often considered to be exceeding expectations if they simply finish their work on time. This puts stress on your teams, and the of quality of work usually suffers.

So what do you do? If your teams are left with the following questions unanswered, it’s probably time to evaluate your process and eliminate the confusion with project management and digital asset management (DAM) software.

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Topics: DAM, Workflow

Get to know Widen’s DAM professional services and consulting team

by Jake Athey, August 11, 2017

While the reasons why you use DAM services to manage your digital assets are unique to your own specific business, we want you to know that you’re not alone.

In this article, we’ll talk about the many digital asset management (DAM) services offered by our Professional Services team — focusing on the problems you may face with your DAM system and how ProServ’s professionals can help you resolve them.

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Topics: Consulting

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