EmbARK FAQs

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What is the TMS Suite?

The TMS Suite is an ecosystem of 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 TMS Collections [...]

What is the TMS Suite?2018-02-19T10:32:48+00:00

Will we need to buy new servers?

Yes, unless you choose to host with Gallery Systems. 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 dedicated database server and one dedicated web server will be required, and very large databases may need [...]

Will we need to buy new servers?2018-02-19T10:31:53+00:00

Can you describe the process for implementing TMS Collections?

Implementing TMS Collections involves configuring features to reflect your museum's data entry requirements and workflows, plus ensuring that you have the necessary technology resources available and correctly configured to support TMS Collections. In addition to helping with setup and configuration, Gallery Systems provides power user training sessions and end-user training session prior to museum-wide go-live.

Can you describe the process for implementing TMS Collections?2018-02-19T10:31:12+00:00

How long will the data migration to TMS Collections take?

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 quote for data conversion. Contact us for more information.

How long will the data migration to TMS Collections take?2018-02-19T10:30:15+00:00

Will my reports work in TMS Collections?

TMS Collections supports Crystal Reports and SQL Server Reporting Services. Customized reports can be rebuilt during the migration project. Gallery Systems is available to help with this as part of the TMS Collections services implementation.

Will my reports work in TMS Collections?2018-02-19T10:29:24+00:00

Is there a cost for moving to eMuseum?

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 [...]

Is there a cost for moving to eMuseum?2018-02-22T07:18:22+00:00