A Modern Life Digital Asset Manager

Without us noticing, modern life has taken over – we shop online, travel the world, track our physical activity, all of which leave behind some kind of digital footprint. Some digital information is more valuable than others, and some have substantial investment in time and resources attached to them.  Not all assets are created equally. […]

Posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2016

The Battle of Open Source Workflow vs. Proprietary Solutions

The term “workflow” is becoming more and more popular within organizations because in order to stay efficient under mountains of ongoing and legacy digital data, companies must continually assess and adjust the way they look at workflow. Workflow is now considered an essential component to a healthy and productive workplace. The implementation of a successful […]

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The Transformative Value of Business Process Modeling

  Business process modeling (BPM) has been a subject of discussion in various quarters as most business leaders, managers and entrepreneurs seek to establish the solutions to the problems affecting their business or even to find the best ways of dealing with the potential changes to any particular market. Business process modeling is the instrument […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

10 Great Reasons to Adopt a Workflow Management System

Creating a healthy workflow management system involves setting up several automated steps in a regular business process. It can be a painful task (with few volunteers) but there are several good reasons for which organizations need to consider the implementation of such a system regardless of any initial pushback. One example of implementing a workflow […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The Hardships of Workflow Process Manager

If you ask two different people on how to create a workflow, you would likely get two different answers. A business owner may draw a straight line outlining key steps like inputs, approvals or revisions. If you ask an IT professional, your workflow process will end up looking like the circuitry for a computer processor. […]

Posted on Thursday, July 7th, 2016

TACTIC | Workflow 1.4 Release Announcement

At Southpaw Technology we continually strive to make the TACTIC | Workflow experience easy-to-use and streamlined, so we are very pleased to announce the new TACTIC | Workflow 1.4 release with some exciting new features and enhancements to tell you about: Better integration between Work Orders and the Asset Library A new way to view […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

What to look for when choosing a DAM system?

There are many vendors that offer DAM Solutions; however, with so many choices, how do you choose the right product? First of all: budget and resources should be established before looking at possibilities. Some companies have resources but do not have the budget so Open Source options like TACTIC would work. Some do have limited […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

TACTIC | Workflow 1.3

TACTIC | Workflow 1.3 is now released! In this release we are introducing the Assets Collection Manager. The addition of the Asset Collection Manager is in direct response to feedback from our customers, who asked for a quick and easy way to group and organize assets in the Asset Library. With the Assets Collection Manager, […]

Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016

TACTIC | Workflow: Collections Feature

After a few months of development, we are very excited to give you all a sneak preview of TACTIC | Workflow’s newest feature, Asset Collections. Over time, we noticed that the number of assets for many of our users would stack up to enormous numbers beyond the thousands. Although in the previous iteration of our […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

On Digital Asset Management

Coming in from the last post, we cited (Digital) Asset Management as one of TACTIC’s fundamental components with a short description of what it is, and how TACTIC handles it. While the short description is sufficient for most purposes, asset management is actually quite an interesting topic to think about. A lot of people tend […]

Posted on Thursday, November 5th, 2015