Improving Team Agility with Creative Operations & Technology

The pressure is on for today’s creative departments to keep up with the never-ending demand for new, high-quality content. With one billion gigabytes of new content being created in the world every two days, it’s no wonder that creative professionals are struggling to keep up with both the amount of work expected and within the timeframe, they’re expected to create …

Enabling Digital Dexterity for Creative Teams

The way the world works has changed. We’re now operating in a highly fluid environment, where nothing is guaranteed, and any number of unknown variables can affect the way we need to work. For creative teams, in particular, this poses a major threat. In the InMotionNow In-House Creative Management Report, creative teams reported their top challenges as: This department, which …

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How to Make DAM Work for Creative Teams

Professional creative teams today are producing way more content than ever before. In fact, the stats might surprise you – in the last two years alone, we created 90% of the world’s total data. That kind of exponential growth is tough to wrap your head around. The need for content is coming hard and fast, and showing no signs of …

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8 Benefits of CreativeSPACES™ for Designers & Creative Directors

Let’s be honest – historically, digital asset management and creative teams haven’t mixed well. Over the years, DAM had built a reputation of slowing the creative process and introducing yet another unnecessary technology to the creative workflow. But if done well, with creative workflows in mind, digital asset management can bring incredible value to the creative team. CreativeSPACES (SPACES) is a hybrid cloud application built specifically to address the DAM challenges faced by creative teams. It connects your cloud-based DAM solution with your local creative server, making DAM easy-to-use and …

Creative Operations Trends for 2021

The Top Creative Operations Trends for 2021

If this last year has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected – and adapt quickly. As leaders in creative operations, it’s critical to invest in the success of your team, with a big focus on dexterity and agility—ensuring that they can do their jobs effectively from anywhere and in any circumstance. Understandably, the first step is taking a …

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(Almost) All Creative Processes are Broken – Here’s How to Fix Them

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. This famous quote attributed to Albert Einstein is known by nearly every person worldwide – and for creatives, it sadly rings true for their day-to-day reality. In InMotionNow’s 2019 In-House Creative Management Report, creative teams reported their top challenges as: The speed at which they’re expected …

3 Things Top-Performing Creative Teams Do

Today’s creatives are creating more content than ever. In fact, between the dawn of civilization and 2003, we only created five exabytes. Now, we’re creating that amount every two days. To put it in perspective, 1 exabyte = 1 billion gigabytes. That’s a ton of content! Not only are we creating more content than we ever have – we’re also expected …

3 Requests That Are Slowing Down Your Creative Team (and Easy Fixes)

The world is becoming increasingly visual – across industries, geographic locations and platforms. To this end, it’s no surprise that marketing, sales and other departments have turned to high-quality, visual content to attract attention and achieve business goals. In fact, visuals can increase someone’s desire to read a piece of content by 80%. While it’s undeniable that original, visual content …

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6 Famous Hand-Letterers and Calligraphers to Follow in 2021

Over the past few years, Instagram has grown from a digital library for sharing your life events, to a business platform for promoting your work and getting noticed. While this new model has jumpstarted the careers of various models and entrepreneurs, it’s also created an opportunity for designers to showcase their work and companies to find contractors they’d like to …

9 Ways To Streamline Creative Projects

Laura Quiambao is a Senior Content Marketing Manager at Wrike with a passion for using stories to share helpful tips, best practices, and insights. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her voice-over acting, rock climbing, disc golfing, travelling, and cooking with her husband. Creative marketers get requests from all angles and often need to partner cross-functionally to execute their projects. …

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DAM for Graphic Designers: Getting Your Creatives On-Board

One of the most prevalent problems with a DAM initiative is adoption by creative teams. Despite the number of problems that a DAM solves for an organization, it introduces new processes that creatives have to get used to. As a result, many creatives choose to host their assets on their desktops, laptops and drives, which introduces risks to projects. It’s …