Category: Blog

7 Steps for Content Lifecycle Management (CLM) Success
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7 Steps for Content Lifecycle Management (CLM) Success

Content Lifecycle Management Success: The Devil is in the Details. We’ve previously talked about the benefits of content lifecycle management (CLM), as a means to overcome the huge challenges that large amounts of creative and marketing content create.  We’ve examined how it’s a natural evolution from digital asset management (DAM) and how it connects everything...

Content Lifecycle Management (CLM) 101
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Content Lifecycle Management (CLM) 101

What is Content Lifecycle Management (CLM)? You probably don’t need reminding that we are living in a content-centric world. If you’re reading this – you’re likely already in the content trenches, whether that’s commissioning, creating, supervising, approving or funding that content. You also don’t likely need reminding about the volume of content being created and...

4 ways Manual Asset Management Hurts your Bottom Line
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4 ways Manual Asset Management Hurts your Bottom Line

We’ve been talking a lot about the dollars and ‘sense’ of digital asset management lately. With the amount of data consumers are creating and businesses are amassing – how could we not? We’ve put together the following list to help evaluate if you’re falling prey to the cost pitfalls of marketing in a big data...

Good news: Xinet 19 is here
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Good news: Xinet 19 is here

The wait is over: Xinet 19 is finally here. Ready to upgrade to our most powerful digital asset management platform yet for creative content? Here are some of the highlights.   Single-Sign-On Tired of logging in again and again? Not anymore. Now, login once and you’re done. This features makes your DAM system simultaneously easier to...

Xinet 19 is on its way (and it’s more powerful than ever)
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Xinet 19 is on its way (and it’s more powerful than ever)

Users asked, we listened. A more powerful version of Xinet 19 is in the works, promising an exciting set of new features and capabilities and a better way to manage your creative digital assets. And the best news of all: it will be here in mid-December. Here are some highlights of Xinet 19. Single-Sign-On Tired...

The Transition to Amazon Web Services
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The Transition to Amazon Web Services

A Look into Our Journey Like many organizations, North Plains Systems is embracing the benefits of cloud technology, helping it to deliver services to customers faster, more efficiently and with more flexibility. The company has recently gone through a migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS), arguably the most successful cloud platform, that has been adopted...

5 Ways to Get the Most out of DAM
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5 Ways to Get the Most out of DAM

So, you’ve purchased a DAM solution for your company. Your assets have been transferred into the repository and sorted. Now what? Digital asset management software is more than just a storage space.DAM can be used to share, manage and revolutionize the way your company runs. But how do you know if you are using your...

5 Takeaways to Improve Your DAM in 2016
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5 Takeaways to Improve Your DAM in 2016

If you missed out on our 3rd annual thought-leadership webinar, don’t worry! We have gone through and pulled out some of the key takeaways for both those in pursuit of a DAM system or trying to maximize their existing one. #1: Automation, Automation, Automation… Moving forward into 2016, consumers are now more educated about their...

What is Brand and Marketing Asset Management?
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What is Brand and Marketing Asset Management?

Protect and manage your most valuable asset: your brand A company’s brand – or brands – can often be their most valuable asset, accounting for more on the balance sheet than a tangible asset like a building, factory, or physical product. Therefore, management of your brand (and all market-facing content relating to it, including logos,...

Reconnecting the Dots: How DAM Has Evolved
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Reconnecting the Dots: How DAM Has Evolved

Steve Jobs once said, “You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards.” You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in the future. How Digital Asset Management Got Its Start About 20 years ago, pioneers in the DAM industry were connecting the dots to solve the challenges...