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Picdar products have a reputation for powering the movers and the shakers in a growing number of industries.But don’t take our word for it, why not read what others are saying?

 

July 2005 Picdar helps achieve quality in productionPicdar’s Media Mogul solutions are helping a range of customers to maximise quality in their production departments by enabling them to control and manage the entire production workflow process.

February 2005 Picdar brings brands to lifeGiving out mixed messages can be dangerous in business, which is why presenting a consistent image is vital. But with the increasing number of media channels, and the ever increasing demand for a fast turnaround, keeping your brand collateral together can be a challenge.

February 2005 A matter of flairThe Art Group Ltd, a market leader in art publishing, first installed Picdar’s Media Mogul in March 2004 to control its high-value image collection.

February 2005 How about this for ROI?The largest tourism group in the world, TUI, tasked Picdar with the challenges of: saving money, providing a central repository for assets and integrating Media Mogul with its brochure production system.


June 2004 Mission Critical!Digital asset management has now evolved to the point where it has become an essential component at the heart of today’s digital workflows.

June 2004 Digital Asset Management comes of ageWe take a look at how the digital asset management marketplace has matured on the eve of the Henry Stewart DAM Symposium in London

May 2004 Making the work flowIt sounds simple, but making an efficient and reliable workflow is something of a challenge. We report from PrintMedia Management’s recent Pre-Press Strategies 2004 conference

May 2004 Picdar achieving ROIIt is increasingly important for organisations to correctly handle their digital assets. Asset management and content workflow solutions provider Picdar offers its Media Mogul software to help companies meet this need

Apr 2004 Picdar triumphs at the BAFTAsAllan Marshall, group technology director at Associated Newspapers and managing director of its IT division, Associated Mediabase, said Picdar was a world beater during a recent key-note speech at the Pre-Press 2004 conference at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in London.

Mar 2004 Standard Life manages its digital assetsITadviser turns the spotlight on Standard Life and the way in which it has implemented Picdar’s Media Mogul to enchance the management and control of its corporate literature and digital assets.

Dec 2003 Jane’s selects Picdar to mobilise its defence, aerospace and transportation digital assetsJANE’S INFORMATION GROUP, online information provider and publisher of reference and analysis titles such as Jane’s Defence Weekly, Jane’s Fighting Ships and Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, is set to streamline and improve its management of over 100,000 digital assets, including images and PDFs, with a digital asset management (DAM) solution from Picdar.

Dec 2003 Jane’s turn to Picdar for digital asset deploymentJane’s Information Group, online information provider and publisher of reference and analysis titles including Jane’s Defence Weekly, Jane’s Fighting Ships and Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft, is using Picdar’s Media Mogul to streamline and improve its management of over 100,000 digital assets, including images and PDFs.

Sept 2003 Kent Messenger reaches outThere are 556 villages, towns and communities in the UK county of Kent. They each have their own pages within the Kent Messenger Group website. Managing Editor Mike Whiting explains that the group is “producing as local a service as possible.”

Top print media journalist, Laurel Brunner, finds out how the newspaper uses Picdar know-how to make the most of its market.

Sept 2003 Crash bang wallopDigital asset management tends to focus on the content, but the metadata can be just as important, especially if you’re syndicating images and need to keep tight control of the rights.

This was the challenge for Express Newspapers as they digitised their image library.


July 2003 Content management to the rescueRNLI get rapid response from Picdar Media Mogul and the Sport Newspapers receive 3,000 photos a day – what an eye-full!

A diverse range of organisations are turning to Picdar’s Media Mogul content management technology to manage large volumes of photography on a daily basis.


June 2003 Fun and GamesHoliday firm Thomson Travel Group and toy manufacturer Hasbro provide valuable insights into the growing use of digital asset management systems in the corporate sector.

Picdar has been supplying asset management solutions since the mid 1980s and now serves a broad client base from publishing to large corporate clients.


March 2003 Warflow– getting images back from the Gulf conflictTens of thousands of images are flowed through newspaper, magazine and agency picture desks from the Gulf and other global locations involved in the recent conflict.

The majority of national newspaper picture desks are using sophisticated asset management systems by Picdar that include automatic receipt of images by e-mail, web-based components and disaster recovery contingencies.


Dec 2002 Picdar helps The Economist find the ideal pictures and graphicsThe Economist’s picture desk has very specific image needs. Where most daily newspapers focus on the immediate and the eye-catching, The Economist looks for pictures that convey precise information.