Today’s creative production team must produce more photos, faster, with fewer resources. Rising to this challenge entails transforming the creative production process. In this second session of our online masterclass series, we address a radical new vision for photo production, based on the concept of ‘smarter assets’ produced through automated metadata tagging. This masterclass covers: […]
When creative professionals are evaluating technology, such as a work-in-progress platform (often also referred to as a collaboration platform), one of the questions they need to ask is, “who developed the product?” Was it someone who had a “great” idea one day, a product manager who did a handful of prospect interviews, or was […]
By David Iscove, Creative Operations Specialist at globaledit The ability to locate precise images exactly when you need them is critical for creative production. No wonder why ‘Search’ is the most accessed feature in globaledit’s creative production platform. As with any asset management platform, metadata plays a crucial role in unlocking the ability to search […]
A brand’s photos are their identity, making them extremely valuable. Everything that happens during the creative process directly impacts the integrity of those visual assets. With consumers growing demand for more and more images, across all channels, creative operations must put more attention on what happens “before the DAM”. It is about acceleration and […]
By David Iscove, Creative Operations Specialist at globaledit Eric Fulmer of ShotFlow One (Capture Integration) is one of the sharpest minds within the fashion photography industry. I recently read an article he wrote that referenced the massive shift that the fashion industry has undergone in recent years, known as the “Zara Effect”. For those […]
For six consecutive years, The Boss Group, Cella Consulting & In-Source have teamed up to benchmark the in-house creative community. The 2016 In-house Creative Services Industry Report is full of insights, as always. How are in-house creative services teams becoming more strategic and handling their increased responsibility? What role are existing and emerging technologies playing in […]
If you’re looking to transform your company’s creative operations, the single largest impact you can have on your organization’s creative operations productivity is the establishment of a single, centralized (ideally cloud-based) digital asset repository. This one change completely alters the way your team stores, manipulates, collaborates, searches, retrieves, tracks, secures, and shares photos, videos, PDFs […]
With over 25 million visitors per month and over 175 million users across all platforms, Refinery29 has become the fastest growing media company and today’s go-to place for millennial women looking for daily lifestyle & fashion inspiration. How does Refinery29 creative production team keep up with the increasing needs? For the 6th edition of the globaledit Creative […]
Written by Brian Stuckey, Senior Product Manager at globaledit. Talent Approval is an essential component of the media and entertainment industry. For those who aren’t familiar with the concept, let me give you some background. If you’re producing a TV show, movie, or even YouTube show, you probably want recognizable people to appear in […]
For the third installation of our Creative Ops Breakfast Series, David Plavin, Creative Applications Service Manager at Resources IT, and Irene Yoo, Photo Manager at Food Network & Cooking Channel, discussed the specific tools and technologies that make professional creative production kick. From Capture One to DAM to Dropbox and Photoshop, panelists shared the indispensable […]
Lauren Philson, Digital Assets Manager at The Rockefeller Foundation, specializes in enterprise system deployments in both the private and public sectors. Lauren views Digital Asset Management (DAM) as a dynamic keystone in any organization’s technology suite and has driven strategic integration projects with PIM and ECM platforms. Championing efficiency and overall effectiveness, she emphasizes process and […]
What are the key visual assets that your brand should focus on? Vanessa Holden, independent consultant and former SVP, Creative Director at West Elm, shared with us the main creative assets that every brand should always have available. First and foremost, before even thinking about producing visual content, brands need to know and understand who they […]
Many brands have spent the past few years rushing to every new channel that pops up, without a clear purpose or goals. Today, brands are refocusing on their core message and looking at the channels strategically in terms of the audience and message they want to get across. Jim Zdancewicz, Head of Creative & […]
Written by Brian Stuckey, Senior Product Manager at globaledit. One of the perks of my job is that I get a deep view into the creative operations process for our clients. We are intimately woven into the fabric of some of the largest fashion brands in the world and are granted access to their inner […]
Globaledit iOS app for iPhone and iPad: Read the iOS November 2015 Release. We released an update to the globaledit web platform and want to share some some of the changes. Among the most exciting new features are mobile-friendly lightboxes to make quickly sharing images faster and a new capability we’re calling ‘Workflows’. […]
Omnichannel marketing is reshaping creative operations teams, noticed Vanessa Holden, Independent Consultant and former SVP, Creative Director at West Elm. Vanessa was part of a panel discussion titled “The impact of omnichannel on creative operations” presented by globaledit, on September 22nd, 2015. She shared with us her thoughts and insights on the evolving role […]
Building and maintaining brand consistency across every single marketing channel is incredibly challenging. How do you provide the best brand experience everywhere your customer is? During a recent Creative Ops Breakfast at globaledit, Vanessa Holden, Independent Consultant and former SVP, Creative Director at West Elm, and Jim Zdancewicz, Head of Creative & Content Production for […]
As brands and retailers are embracing new omnichannel strategies, the demand for product photography and visual content is exponentially growing. How do omnichannel strategies affect brands and their creative operations? What challenges are they facing? How do they (plan to) adapt to this new environment? In the first edition of the Creative Operations Breakfast Series (Sept. […]
Today, online creative collaboration looks like this: “Where is his/her email?”: One project or one asset (image, PDF, video) can generate thousands of back-and-forth emails. “In which email did I read this?”: When you scan emails all day long, it can be difficult to search for the exact comment or note, especially on iPhone or […]
Smashbox Cosmetics partnered with House Leopard Productions to renovate and operate their legendary Culver City studio. The NYC based executive team worked remotely with the LA based design and construction teams to bring the project’s vision to life under an extremely tight deadline of 9 months. Remote collaboration From concept to construction the project deadline […]
We’re back with another exciting round of ‘Tech Talks’ with the newest addition to the globaledit team, Account Manager Christiana Rifaat. Join us as we explore her unique position, as well as her love of food and travel.
Resource Magazine included a piece on our parent company Industrial Color Brands in their Fall Issue. We’re proud to be featured alongside our sister divisions Industrial Color, Impact Digital, and Fast Ashleys Studios. The article covers the full range of services offered by the four companies and the evolution of the Industrial Color Brands family. “What’s remarkable […]
On October 16, 2014, the Advertising Production Club of New York hosted a panel discussion on ‘Mobile Mayhem’ at Parsons The New School for Design. Product Manager Matt Glueckert joined representatives from Google, Adobe, Drawbridge, and AKQA to present the globaledit iPhone app to the crowd of creatives.
During creative production your team is constantly moving and sharing a massive amount of assets in order to collaborate. With so many cooks in the kitchen, maintaining access control, search-ability, and asset history is critical to a creative teams’ workflow efficiency. Learn how successful creative teams structure their cloud-based media libraries, and the new features […]
By now you’ve heard of a vulnerability in the Bash shell application within Linux/Unix systems (also known as “Shellshock” and “Bash bug”) that was made public last week. We want you to know that globaledit’s core application does not run on public-facing Linux or Unix servers, and was not impacted in any way. As a […]
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