DataBasics Blog and Information Bulletins

Digital Asset Management

What Problems Can DAM Solve For Creative Agencies

As a creative agency, are you spending long hours dealing with the logistics of getting your creative work to other people, getting it approved, converting files, etc.? All this taking time away from what you do best: CREATE…
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Top 10 Movie Quotes To Answer Your DAM Questions

How do you get people’s attention during holiday season? Talk about movies! Most people love movies. So do I. Here are 10 classic movie lines that can sum up answers to most common DAM questions. Enjoy!…read more

Top 10 Flight Features To Date

What are your favourite Flight features to date? Direct URLs, Branded Portals, Video Trim? In this blog post we are looking at the Top 10 Flight features to date, in our opinion. …read more

Brand Management with Flight

How can you align your brand assets to your brand management guidelines, brand strategy and approved usage? This article will discuss the importance of creating a consistent message with brand management guidelines and how you can do all that with the help of Flight – Canto’s SaaS digital asset management solution….read more

What’s New in Flight CDG

Again Canto has delivered some new and exciting features and updates with the latest Flight release: Flight CDG. New key updates and features include:
• Smart tags • Preview the entire PPT presentation • Enhanced password policies • Add watermark when sharing • More on using direct URLs of images and videos • And more. …read more

Using Direct URLs Of Images and Videos

In our opinion, one of the most exciting new features of Flight (released with Flight LHR update) is the direct URLs of images and videos that you can find in the details view of an image or video….read more

HOW TO Order and Process Assets in Cumulus with DARS (DataBasics Asset Request Solution)

This blog post provides instructions for using the DataBasics Asset Request Solution.
This solution provides a facility for external users to order selected assets from Cumulus through portals and enable Cumulus administrators to process the submitted requests
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What’s New in Flight LHR

Flight LHR (London) update, released February 2017, introduces improved mobile accessibility with progressive web design, video trimming before download, selecting an album during upload, direct URLs for download and preview, improved DRM, and more new, exciting and frequently requested features. …read more

Cumulus and Enhanced Metadata Support

Compiled from last year’s Information Bulletins’ Hints n Tips section, here is the most discussed topic: metadata. Enhanced metadata support, capturing metadata, and other helpful tips. …read more


To get to the shelf first FMCG companies must have their creative ability across their brand management, marketing, and design teams maximised by continuous collaboration in real time, around the world.
How can FMCG benefit from DAM?…read more