The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) states, “Digital Asset Management (DAM) includes activities associated with the creation, cataloguing, storing, retrieving and backing up of these assets. The purpose of DAM is to integrate best practices within workflows to improve access to resources and make them available for reuse.”
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 it’s also created and used by many other departments in READ MORE
Your collections management system and digital asset management system may have several overlapping points, and sometimes it may be hard to see where one system ends and the other begins. A major decision that must be made early in your digital asset journey is how the two systems will work together and what information to READ MORE
Without a digital asset management system to centralize, organize and make digital content available, your museum is losing time, efficiency and ultimately, money. Implementing the right DAMS will allow you to realize key benefits, including: Easy access in a central repository to digital assets for all staff and departments so teams can be more productive. READ MORE
The TMS Suite of software, including TMS Media Studio, is web based software and can be hosted in the cloud for you by Gallery Systems or you can choose to host it yourself on your premises.
The best digital asset management software for museums and collections institutions is software that can seamlessly integrate with your institutions' collections management systems and software. Gallery Systems created Media Studio as part of an ecosystem of museum software which addresses all of the needs that collections institutions have. The TMS Suite includes the core collections READ MORE
When you implement Media Studio there’s no need to move or manage your data, upload your legacy collections media and data to a new DAMS, or create an integration between your digital asset management software and your collections management system. The TMS Suite’s seamless ecosystem will eliminate the lag time of typical data synchronizations. Daily READ MORE
With Media Studio, it does not matter if you have a Windows or Mac computer, as our software is a web-based solution that will work on any operating system as long as you have a web browser and an internet connection.
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