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Why Upgrade to Cumulus 10?

Upgrade

Do you have an upgrade strategy to ensure your DAM investment is the best it can be? Cumulus 10 is yet another step up for Canto, offering features and improvements that meet the needs and requirements of all users of digital asset management solutions and then some! For those who have not upgraded to the latest version, there are a number of compelling reasons why it will be worth it – Portals, Controlled vocabularies, and the new InDesign Client, to name but a few….read more

Information Bulletin April 2016

DBIB April

• DataBasics Webinar: Cultural Heritage and DAMS – 19 April
• Cumulus and Extended Permissions blog
• HELIOS News: Document Hub v2 available in App Store
• Canto’s DAM Summit Americas program updates – May 2016
• Canto Flight-AUS release – webinar recording available
• HINTS n TIPS: What are Cumulus Portals?…read more

Cumulus and Extended Permissions

Search filter

STOP PRESS: Canto offers 50% discount till end December 2016 for existing customers
Extended Permissions is a Cumulus add-on module that offers real-time permissions based on the business rules that you set. The permissions can change based on circumstances such as workflow approval processes, embargo and expiry dates, and other factors. Create live filters, set up individual permissions for records/categories and for specific field editing….read more

What are Cumulus Portals?

Cumulus 10 release gives you the best user experience to date. It comes with a whole new public web interface, rebranded and renewed to replace Cumulus Sites – called Portals. Portals is Canto’s new web solution that provides read-only access to Cumulus. Thanks to its responsive web design it can be used on desktop computers and laptops, as well as on all smartphones and tablets……read more

Information Bulletin March 2016

DBIB March 2016

• DataBasics Blogs and Forthcoming Webinars
• Flight by Canto New Release – Flight AUS
• Canto’s DAM Summit Americas, New York, May 2016 + more
• Cumulus X Features + Demo Server Update
• HELIOS News: Universal File Server migration
• HINTS n TIPS: Cumulus Metadata Fields List as TXT or CSV….read more

What’s New in Flight AUS?

Flight AUS Webinar

The latest Flight release – AUS (for Austin, Texas!) again brings some new and exciting features to Canto’s popular cloud DAM solution. The most exciting of them all is Digital Rights Management that adds an additional layer of protection to your assets with T&Cs, Copyright and Watermarking capabilities. And there’s more…
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DAVS for Audiovisual Playback

Filmstrip for DAVS

DataBasics Audio Visual Solution or DAVS has been developed as a plugin or add-on for Cumulus to enable users to have any of their audiovisual content, in any format, to be played back as a progressive download in Cumulus Sites, Web Client and Portals….read more

Cultural Heritage and DAMS

Cultural DAMS webinar

This essay has been written in response to Collections Trust’s SPECTRUM Digital Asset Management guide. The author hopes to add to the wealth of data in SPECTRUM DAM and to engage in a productive dialogue with Collections Trust, other members of the cultural heritage and museums community and those tasked with managing cultural collections regarding the place and practice of digital asset management….read more

DAM for Government: Digital Asset Management for the Public Sector

Parliament

Today, in all levels of government, images and graphics are used in PDF and Office internal and external publications, videos and audio are used on websites and in presentations. Do you have the relevant permissions and consent forms to use photos, videos and other media? Is citizen access and content crowd sourcing important to you? Who knows where your assets are and how to locate them? If a digital image or video file resides in a network folder, is it discoverable – and more importantly, can you share it? Enter the world of digital asset management or DAM. …read more

Custom Asset Relations in Cumulus 10

One of the many new features introduced with the release of Cumulus X and successive updates is that of custom asset relations – the ability to create your own customised asset relationships that suit your business. …read more