TMS Media Studio cannot be used as a stand-alone DAMS and it works exclusively with the TMS Suite. You must own or plan to purchase TMS Collections, our web-based collections management system.
Your collections management system and DAMS may have several overlapping points. Sometimes, it can be hard to see where one system ends and the other begins. Early on in your digital asset journey, you must decide how the two systems will work together and what information to store in each one. By integrating your digital [...]
In this age of digital media, the creation and use of digital assets is an ongoing challenge for many museums. Not only are assets generated through collections management processes—such as media associated with new acquisitions, photography updates for collection objects, and conservation examinations—but they are also created and used by many other departments in your [...]
Digital Asset Management software, or DAMS, enables and supports specific operations within a museum or collecting institution, and is defined as follows by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN): "Digital Asset Management includes activities associated with the creation, cataloguing, storing, retrieving, and backing up of these assets. The purpose of DAM is to integrate best [...]