ClearStory Systems Inc. has announced the release of its digital asset management system, ActiveMedia with Workflow Automation. Built on an enterprise-class, commercial-grade business process management (BPM) engine, ActiveMedia with Workflow Automation is designed to automate processes at every point in the digital media supply chain. ActiveMedia with Workflow Automation is designed to simplify digital media management from initial ingestion to cataloging, to final document assembly, and delivery. The solution is designed for multi-layered approvals with project templates that establish processes and apply specific rules.
Other key features of ActiveMedia Workflow include: Creation of multi-step workflows with project templates; Full project management capabilities, including task scheduling, grouping assets into projects, assigning roles and responsibilities; Tracking schedules and monitoring against milestones; Audit and tracking of project status and history across all running and completed projects; Automated management of date--sensitive assets--embargo and expiration; Powerful system event notification facility that triggers notification to users; Step-by-step security within a workflow, based on asset state and metadata settings; Integration of digital media into broad enterprise workflows, such as web publishing.