Posts in 2020


What's the difference between Content Management & Digital Asset Management?

Content management systems (CMS) and Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems are both used to organise data, but they serve very different purposes.


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How search filters help to hide content from certain users

Not all content should be made available to everyone. Businesses, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities have plenty of reasons to restrict access to certain data. Whether you're trying to protect your clients' privacy or manage consent and copyright permissions, your Digital Asset Management (DAM) system's search filters are essential.


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The beginner's guide to promoting museum collections on social media

Museums preserve and protect our heritage, so it's essential they use communication channels with the widest reach.


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We're still working hard to deliver world class digital asset management

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the entire ResourceSpace team moving to remote working, we're still working as hard as ever to provide our users with world class digital asset management.


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ResourceSpace 9.4 released

We're very pleased to announce the release of ResourceSpace 9.4.


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The future of Digital Asset Management: Looking ahead to 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has put cloud technology on the priority lists of many organisations - 40% of businesses are now speeding up their move to the cloud.


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The best networking groups for photography co-ordinators

Photography curators are responsible for developing collections and making them available and presentable for the public. There's a lot to manage within this position: caring for the images, interpreting the data, and establishing relationships with other curators.


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ResourceSpace now 100% employee owned

We're very pleased to announce that Montala Limited, the company behind ResourceSpace, has now transitioned to full employee ownership.


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ResourceSpace customer interview: Elspeth Cowell, Canadian Centre for Architecture

A recent conversation with one of ResourceSpace's newest clients offers some great insights for organisations considering our DAM solution.


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ResourceSpace now on G-Cloud 12

When a government agency or local authority wants to buy hardware, software, consultancy, support or any other tech products and services, they will search the G-Cloud catalogue of cloud-based service providers.


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How to leverage user-generated content to promote products

Thanks to the internet and in particular social media, customers are no longer passive audiences. Where brands could once control the release of carefully curated content through traditional media outlets such as newspapers and television, consumers have now taken control.


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The Digital Asset Management comparison checklist

Brand managers often waste time searching for appropriate digital assets, either on a free platform like Google Drive or Dropbox, or on an internal server.


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How to secure buy-in for a new Digital Asset Management system

Choosing the right Digital Asset Management (DAM) system for your organisation can be tricky. There are lots of things to think about, like functionality and integrations, the cost of cloud storage, customer support and user permissions and restrictions.


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ResourceSpace and BrandStencil: A one-stop shop for print and ready-made materials for the British Red Cross

The British Red Cross were looking to replace their aging brand platform with a new and fully integrated solution; a Digital Asset Management solution combined with artwork creation and ordering that would place orders directly with their print supplier.


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The best networking groups and hashtags for museum curators

Unlike most sectors, museum curation is very collaborative.


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How IIIF and ResourceSpace work together

The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) was specifically created for the education and cultural sector. It's a community-driven image-based framework that enables global collaboration between institutions. In the context of the industry, images can refer to photos, drawings, objects, paintings, and manuscript or newspaper pages.


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Move files seamlessly between platforms with ResourceSpace and the IIIF API

Academics and researchers rely on digital repositories for access to important artefacts. However, digital assets that are 'locked in' to specific platforms can't be shared easily with other institutions.


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Make uploading easier with a Digital Asset Management System

Maintaining your digital assets is a tough job.


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ResourceSpace 9.3 - batch edit directly from search, upgraded license management and lots more

The 9.3 release combines significant developments to existing functionality with further usability improvements to make sure ResourceSpace continues to be intuitive and easy to use.


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How ResourceSpace integrates with EMu

If you're using EMu to manage your museum's growing collection, you'll need a digital asset management system that integrates with the software and streamlines your processes. For an intuitive approach to digital asset management for museums, ResourceSpace offers you an efficient solution - tried and trusted by institutions in your industry.


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New customers spring 2020

The last few weeks has seen ResourceSpace receive further confirmation as the ideal DAM for the non-profit sector by partnering with esteemed charities such as Unicef and Y Care International.

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ResourceSpace in conversation: freelance DAM consultant Stephanie Roberts

Earlier this month we caught up with Stephanie Roberts, a freelance DAM consultant and long-term advocate of ResourceSpace, to talk about the typical problems she solves for her clients and the process involved with setting up a DAM effectively.


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5 benefits of ResourceSpace for remote teams

With so many marketing teams working remotely, organisations face the challenge of transforming their infrastructure - quickly.


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Why switch to open source Digital Asset Management software?

You might have heard of 'open source' software - but what does it mean, and why should you be considering it?


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How ResourceSpace integrates with The Museum System (TMS)

Museums look after the world's cultural and historical treasures, and they're always looking for new ways to ensure these artifacts remain accessible for future generations. This might involve optimising existing software or addressing outdated methods of storing and managing catalogues. Often, it also means introducing a digital asset management (DAM) system.


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Save costs by migrating to open source Digital Asset Management - 5 easy steps

If you're already using a Digital Asset Management system you can probably save a significant amount of money by moving to a free and open source solution like ResourceSpace. It'll almost certainly have all the features you're used to - and probably a few more too - and has absolutely no license fee whatsoever regardless of the number of users or how many servers you install it on.


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ResourceSpace - FREE for remote workers

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, millions of employees around the world are suddenly finding themselves working remotely.


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Digital asset management hosting options

Digital asset management software is a game-changing investment for any business. To get the most out of your DAM, you need to choose a platform that meets your needs-and hosting is a big part of that.


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Keeping brand consistency with franchises

The franchise business model depends on the standardisation of all organisational processes.


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Version 9.2 - Small changes to make life easier

We've been working with Fruto - a user experience consultancy - to help make ResourceSpace even more intuitive.


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Four implications of using Google Drive for storing digital assets

Google Drive is quickly becoming the go-to service for organisations that need to store and share digital assets.


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Brand development: How to keep sales material consistent

Brand consistency is essential for the growth of any business. It distinguishes you from the competition and builds stronger emotional connections with your clients. It's crucial that your customer-facing teams reinforce this image whenever they can.


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The importance of a consistent digital asset naming convention

Naming conventions make sure users know how to name digital assets so that filenames or titles are consistent and contain all the right information. They help you store and organise your files. Without them, your asset library can become chaotic and make it much harder to find images when you need them.


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How to secure team buy-in for a DAM system

Introducing a DAM into your business may seem like an obvious decision: your digital assets will finally all be in one place and this will improve efficiency throughout your organisation.


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Top 5 free picture editors

The quality of your digital images can have a huge impact on the success of your business. Not every photo you take is going to be perfect though. So, how do you achieve professional results without breaking the bank? Well, there are several fantastic free picture editing applications that can help make sure your images look their best.


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Protecting corporate identity: common issues brands face

Your corporate identity is all the visual elements you use to tell your audience who you are.


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