Merlin is for the birds…and sunsets, deer, sky, landscapes and people at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Pretty much whatever the skilled photographers of the NGPC capture with their cameras may be found in the Commission’s Merlin. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (http://outdoornebraska.ne.gov) has been using Merlin’s hosted digital asset management solution for more than a year and … Read More
Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG), based in Amsterdam, publishes a variety of newspapers and websites including De Telegraaf, the largest Dutch newspaper. TMG has been using Merlin as their Digital Asset Management system for nearly 10 years. I had the pleasure of visiting them recently with my colleague Jennifer Cox, MerlinOne’s Customer Service Team Manager. Like many of our newspaper customers, … Read More
Shared by Laura DePeters, Social Media Channels Manager, Habitat for Humanity International By the very nature of our mission, Habitat for Humanity is an exceptionally visual, hands-on organization. Volunteers, homeowners and brand activists are sharing their Habitat story each and every day, often through photos and videos. While our vision of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to … Read More
Our customer service department at MerlinOne gets rave reviews from Merlin users. I know, because they, our customers, reported as much in a survey a few years ago, and they continue to sing their praises when I visit with them. Usually my contact with the Merlin user community is during phone calls, web-based training and the periodic webinars and Merlin … Read More
Ingesting assets individually or in batches and distributing them in a fast, easy and efficient manner is one of the core and basic functions of a digital asset management (DAM) system. For a not-for-profit organization whose purpose it is to provide care and assistance for those around the globe needing help during a crisis, a DAM can be a lifeline. … Read More
Habitat for Humanity has a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. It’s the power of our pictures that helps us plant that vision in people’s hearts and minds. With Habitat at work in communities across the United States and in more than 70 countries around the world, we can’t bring everyone in person to … Read More
It is that time of year when charitable giving is on most people’s minds. Of course, it is unfortunate that it is not on our minds all year. The Merlin Digital Asset Management System is used at several non-profit organizations and I would like to support our customers by highlighting the work they do. We are fortunate to have some … Read More
As another holiday season approaches our thoughts turn to those in need and how our Merlin Digital Asset Management System does its small part to help our charitable non-profit customers raise funds to continue to do their wonderful work. Using the Merlin DAM to show images and videos of the year’s projects helps showcase all the hard work and sometimes … Read More
The following blog was provided courtesy of The Dallas Morning News photo staff. The Dallas Morning News is a Merlin hosted digital asset management customer. Merlin serves as a production Picture Desk and as an archive for all forms of digital content.
I recently spoke with Alan Youngblood, one of digital asset management customers. Alan is Photo Coordinator for the New York Times Regional Media Group and Photo Editor at the Star-Banner. Alan discusses how the regional newspaper group owned by The New York Times uses its Merlin digital asset management system (DAM).