Implementing TMS Collections involves a carefully coordinated set of milestones. These include the setup of the new software system, either using Gallery Systems Managed Hosting or with your IT team on your server, migration of your data from EmbARK’s 4D database structure to SQL, training of your team, and any customizations you might need from [...]
The TMS Suite is an ecosystem of Gallery Systems products designed to support collections management needs in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible. The TMS Suite includes the core collections management functionality of TMS Collections, and integrates that functionality with applications to support web publishing, digital asset management, and conservation. Having native integration with [...]
It's likely that more robust hardware resources will be required. You may need to purchase these or they may be available within your existing IT infrastructure. TMS Collections requires considerably more server resources than EmbARK, depending in part on the size of the database, number of media files, and number of users. At least one [...]
It depends on how large your collection is, and how much data is currently stored in EmbARK. Because each institution’s collection is different, we will review your data to give you a quote for data conversion.
TMS Collections supports Crystal Reports and SQL Server Reporting Services. It is provided with a robust set of default Crystal Reports that may be similar to the reports you already use. Customized reports can be rebuilt during the migration project. Gallery Systems is available to help with this as part of the TMS Collections implementation [...]
We will not stop supporting EmbARK.
You can choose to have Gallery Systems Managed Hosting provide browser-based access to TMS Collections, or you can provide your own IT infrastructure.
eMuseum is offered to EmbARK Web Kiosk clients as a free upgrade under annual maintenance, which provides several thousand dollars in savings. You should budget for 5 days of standard look and feel customization services at our daily rate of $1900 per day. We will apply a 25% discount to our day rate, for a [...]
Web Kiosk will not work with TMS Collections. Your implementation will include an extra phase of transitioning your Web Kiosk site into eMuseum, Gallery Systems’ flagship web publishing application.
Yes. If you are an EmbARK client you will be given the same number of licenses you currently have with EmbARK at no charge.