VitalSmarts Selects Widen DAM to Support Mobile Training Team
Web-Based DAM Gives Corporate Trainers On-Demand Access to the Latest Training Videos and Digital Assets Anywhere in the World
Over the past 50 years, VitalSmarts has helped more than 1 million people and 300 of the Fortune 500 companies become more vital by driving rapid, sustainable and measurable changes in individual behavior and corporate culture. Today, VitalSmarts training solutions are available in 36 countries.
After exploring a number of DAM systems, Jeff Johnson, director of creative services at VitalSmarts, invited several trainers to test the Widen Media Collective.
“Our trainers remarked again and again at how fast and easy the system is,” said Johnson. “We also like that Widen is web-based. There is no server equipment to install and no hardware to buy, and we can provide access to anyone who needs it.”
The Widen Media Collective’s metadata capabilities were also a key factor for VitalSmarts. With a large selection of videos and often multiple versions of each, VitalSmarts wanted an efficient way to categorize and find assets.
“The metadata is highly customizable,”
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“All too often digital asset management systems may be overlooked for robust video management,”
An innovator in corporate training and leadership development, VitalSmarts combines three decades of original research with 50 years of the best social science thinking to help leaders and organizations change human behavior and achieve new levels of performance. VitalSmarts has identified four high-leverage skill sets that, when used in combination, create healthy corporate cultures. These skills are taught in the company’s award-winning training programs and New York Times bestselling books of the same titles: Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Influencer, and Change Anything. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and trained more than one million people worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.vitalsmarts.com
About Widen Enterprises, Inc.
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Widen has honed its more than 60 years of experience in premedia services and color management specifically for assisting customers with building brand equity and supporting consistent brand representation across print and Web communications. Through its inventive suite of Web-based digital asset management applications, Widen software services provide marketing networks with real-time, Web-based access to clients' digital asset libraries, subsequently eliminating manual search and file preparation time, costs related to replacing images and videos that cannot be located, and added costs for hardware, software and upgrades. For more information, visit: http://www.widen.com.