Earlier today, we announced a pretty big new product update. In case you missed it, here's a snippet from the press release:
Version 6.1 of the Widen Media Collective Digital Asset Management System Brings Improvements to Uploading and Metadata Entry
The Latest Iteration of the Madison, Wisconsin-Based DAM Software Provider's Offering Is Built for a More Efficient User Experience and Increased Control Over Digital Assets
MADISON, WI--(Marketwire - Jun 19, 2012) - Widen Enterprises, a Madison, Wisconsin-based digital asset management (DAM) software and premedia services company, has updated its software-as-a-service (SaaS) DAM offering to version 6.1. The latest iteration of its cloud-based DAM software, called Media Collective, brings a functionality changes that enhance the efficiency and usefulness of the system at various points in the digital asset lifecycle.
"With the 6.1 upgrade comes polish and features that we know users will appreciate right away. For example, the new Upload Wizard speeds up the upload process for all users and helps administrators add metadata as part of the upload process. Collections are now easier to use, with a new slide show function for users that receive shared links. With the new technology we have put in place over the past year, we have all sorts of new ways we can enhance the user experience," said Widen Software Development & Infrastructure Manager Deanna Ballew.
Highlights of the Media Collective update to version 6.1 include:
Enhanced upload workflow - The new Upload Wizard allows users with the appropriate permissions to add metadata, adjust security settings, assign categories and add assets to collections -- all as part of the upload process. In addition, the new upload process includes drag-and-drop support across all browsers and operating systems and image editing features.
Al Falaschi and Josey Siegenthaler lead a webinar training on Media Collective version 6.1's new features.