Enhancing Alfresco Digital Asset Management Capabilities – Upcoming Media Management Module

Over the past several years, TSG has had the opportunity to work with great clients such as the NY Philharmonic, Canadian Museum of Human Rights, American Society of Clinical Pathology, and others implementing Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions using the Alfresco Platform. For those of you at Alfresco Summit this year, Ray Gauss, Alfresco’s Digital Asset Management architect, laid out the groundwork for the upcoming Media Management Module, due out Q1 of next year.

The release of the Media Management Module will allow for extended DAM functionality, both on Alfresco 4.2. as well as the upcoming Alfresco 5.0 release. Ray’s presentation from Alfresco Summit is available on-line here.

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Digital Asset Management using CMIS – Adobe Drive and Alfresco

TSG recently worked with a client with requirements to store Adobe InDesign files within Alfresco.  Adobe InDesign allows for the design and creation of various page layouts for print or digital distribution.  Pages may be comprised of various components, including fonts, images, videos, and audio.  Hence, a single InDesign file may be contain a single page layout, with pointers to multiple source files from various locations.

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