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DataBasics Blog and Information Bulletins

Cumulus

Information Bulletin June 2017

• DataBasics survey: What’s important to you in a DAM?
• Canto DAM Summit Europe: Oct 9-10th in Berlin
• Canto’s latest blog: SharePoint and DAM
• Flight latest blog: Why Move From Cloud Storage to Image Library
• HINTS n TIPS: New Flight and Cumulus tutorial videos…read more

Information Bulletin May 2017

• DataBasics latest blog: Using Direct URLs of Images and Videos
• Flight blog and webinar recording: What’s New in Flight CDG
• Cumulus upcoming webinar: DRM and DAM, May 23rd
• Canto’s latest blog: How To Measure Digital Asset Management Success
• Flight latest blog: AutoTagging Offers Sophisticated Leap Forward for DAM
• HINTS n TIPS: How to manage talent release forms in Flight…read more

Information Bulletin April 2017

• DataBasics latest blog: HOW TO Order and Process Assets in Cumulus with DARS
• Flight: Store your Flight files locally with expanded Global Amazon S3 storage locations
• Cumulus latest resources: A DAM Good Coffee series & Best Project Management Practices blog
• DB Webinar recording: What’s New in Flight LHR
• Flight latest blogs
• DAMGuru Talk
• HINTS n TIPS: Web Client Doesn’t Show Related Assets…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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Information Bulletin December 2016

DBIB DEC

• Seasons Greetings and Holiday Closure 24 Dec – 3 Jan
• New digital asset request solution for Cumulus – Survey
• Canto Cumulus 10.2.2 released
• Canto’s Flight PHL released….read more

Software Maintenance

Software Maintenance

When you purchase a DAM solution from DataBasics, it comes bundled with a Software Maintenance (SM) agreement for the first twelve months. This SM agreement covers the DAM suite of software products and add-ons. After 12 months, you have the option to renew – and there are good reasons to maintain the agreement.
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Cumulus and Office Docs Support

Release form

Everyone knows Cumulus as one of the best digital asset management systems around, and most people know that Cumulus manages images and audio visual files very well. But there are many that don’t know that Cumulus can also manage office documents like Word files, PDFs and PowerPoint presentations really well too. …read more

Information Bulletin July 2016

DBIB July 2016

• DataBasics Webinar: Flight News and Updates – 26 July 2016
• Canto’s DAM EU Summit – Cultural Heritage Panel 
• Latest Flight ORD Release Notes
• New Canto Blogs 
• HELIOS Document Hub for Android Preview
• HINTS n TIPS: Do you know what a Cumulus .CRE file is?…read more

Cumulus RoboFlow Automation

The RoboFlow plug-in is an automation engine for Cumulus that goes beyond the standard functions of Cumulus with its inbuilt Scheduler, to provide more extensive capabilities for streamlining workflows and improve asset lifecycle management. It allows you to automate tasks that would normally require extensive manual intervention and to integrate smoothly with other systems. …read more

How to Use Status-Based Workflows in Cumulus

Workflow

Cumulus provides a wide variety of tools to support collaboration workflows between colleagues, freelancers and/or sales partners. There are status-based workflows and action type based workflows. Action-based workflows include
• user-defined actions such as Asset Actions
• event-based actions or Trigger Actions
• time-based actions using the inbuilt Scheduler Actions.
However, a status-based workflow means files must go through a defined approval process before they are officially available for use – effectively removing the ad-hoc nature of these collaborations….read more