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Success Story:
Financial Times

How Digital Asset Management helps the world's leading business publication stay on top of image rights and avoid infringements

"With the old system, nobody really knew what was happening, but we now know what rights we have with every single image."
 

The Financial Times is the world's leading business publication, operating globally with offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Manila, to name a few. It delivers international news to a paying readership of one million people and three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions.
 

10,000+
IMAGES RECEIVED PER DAY

1,500,000+
IMAGES IN ARCHIVE

40-50
AGENCY CONTRACTS
Andrew Watkins, Senior Developer of Editorial Technology at the Financial Times
"We’ve expanded the ability to source images from some users in our London office to about 150 people in offices throughout the world ...  It has democratized the whole workflow system"


Andrew Watkins
Senior Developer, Editorial Technology (July 2020)

Challenges

Andrew Watkins, Senior Developer of Editorial Technology at the Financial Times
"we wanted a completely independent version of a DAM system that was easy to install, easy to use, and could be rolled out to as many people as possible."


Andrew Watkins
Senior Developer, Editorial Technology (July 2020)

Solutions

Since the Financial Times already used Amazon Web Services across the organization, they opted for a FotoWare cloud solution running on AWS - it was a simple process to set up a new instance and get started.

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Andrew Watkins, Senior Developer of Editorial Technology at the Financial Times
"We’ve halved our support costs from the old system and now have more control over the software because we understand it much better ... More staff are using the system, and more pictures are being published per month"


Andrew Watkins
Senior Developer, Editorial Technology (July 2020)

Added Benefits

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