TMS Media Studio can’t be used as a stand-alone DAMS. It works exclusively with TMS for Windows and TMS Collections, our web-based collections management system. Once implemented, these two solutions share a database, allowing for superior functionality while avoiding the pitfalls of 3rd-party DAMS that often require expensive, ongoing integration maintenance.
Within museums, DAMS and CMS functionality often overlaps. However, there are key differences that sets these two systems apart. A CMS primarily supports the management of collections data, relevant to objects, collections, exhibitions, loans, shipping, insurance, and so forth. On the flip side, a DAMS provides storage and care for digital assets and their related READ MORE
The creation and use of digital assets is an ongoing challenge for many museums. New assets are generated often through collections management processes—such as media accompanying new acquisitions, updated photography for collection objects, and imaging from conservation reports. But these assets are also created and used by many other departments in your institution, including: Curatorial READ MORE
Within museums or other institutions that steward collections, digital asset management software (DAMS) enables the preservation and management of digital assets. Just as a CMS is software for collections data, a DAMS delivers targeted care for digital assets by supporting their cataloguing, creation, storage, retrieval, and protection. For a museum, implementing a DAMS can improve READ MORE