In companies there may be various activities that require the involvement of external collaborators, professional photographers, for the photographic coverage of institutional events, photo shoots to create new product catalogs, field documentation of the progress of projects, and so on. In all these cases, one of the difficulties that are often encountered is how to manage photographic contributions from different collaborators.
Images received via WeTransfer, as an attachment via email or with a hand-delivered disc, perhaps after quite some time has passed since the day of the shooting. Sound familiar to you?
There is a way to manage collaborations with photographers through simple workflows that allow you to better organize all the material useful for communication. Find out how Digital Asset Management supports multimedia content governance.
Let's take the example of a company that deals with fashion to concretely illustrate how to structure a well-organized workflow to manage photos and videos.
The steps could be the following:
One of the main features of a DAM software is precisely that of standardizing fragmented processes in a defined workflow in order to guarantee content control, favoring collaboration between teams and involving only interested users.
The workflow we have just illustrated is very simple and fits in different contexts. Where necessary, it is possible to use additional tools to increase collaboration between the different teams in the company through Digital Asset Management.
For the shared management of the digital asset, a DAM platform can provide, for example:
The definition of workflows ensures that the roles are well defined and everyone can go straight to the point of the activities that belong to him. Organizing skills makes processes efficient: the people involved know what they have to do and are in a position to make their own personal contribution on time.
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