Moving images are all about films and videos. Traditional library information systems often hold information about films and videos, but they are basically only for the simplest information capture and retrieval. With the proliferation of digital media, a new category of systems called Digital Asset Management (DAM) pops up, but they only offer generic digital media capture, storage, retrieval, and media-specific services. What is missing from these systems is a solution that can
MIMS (Moving Image Management System) is such a business application dedicated for the above goals. In addition to general use for information storing and retrieval, it also targets researchers and program or festival planners and managers and is an ideal tool for businesses with lot of film and video activities. MIMS has a slew of innovative features and is built with the goal of being intuitive, handy, and effective. MIMS is built with the best JEE technologies for enterprise use and has great flexibility for expansion, modification, or customization.
It is especially worth mentioning that the People-Artifact-Activity model MIMS employs has a wide range of applications, which further makes MIMS readily adaptable to solve problems in many other business areas. For example, it can be easily adapted to address the needs of managing government proposals and evaluation of vendor responses. Besides, the style and design of MIMS can be a model for other great applications.
MIMS is built for enterprise use. It supports transactions to ensure sure data integrity. It provides various mechanisms to ensure protection at both the system and data levels. It supports simultaneous users working in the system and gracefully handles conflicting edits made by concurrent users. MIMS supports server clustering for system availability and scalability to ensure business continuity. MIMS can work with multiple databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MySQL, etc.
Here is a glimpse of MIMS' capabilities:
In addition, MIMS uses role-based security to flexibly protect the system and content. Furthermore, it offers various features such as hot links, record notes, document attachment, reminder/alert, dashboard, intra-system messaging, work sets and system announcement. It is truly an intuitive, handy, effective, and powerful application!
Data and application security are of paramount importance in web applications. Various security mechanisms have been built into MIMS:
We at INFORMATED are users of various software products too, and we certainly understand the significance of an effective tool. In fact, we have gone great lengths to ensure that MIMS is intuitive, easy-to-use, handy, and effective to our customers. The following shows a glimpse of what has been done to this end:
MIMS is an effective solution to supporting operations in creative, forward-thinking, productivity-minded, and management-focused media organizations (studios, film and video centers, culture centers, university departments, etc.) that focus on information, repository, programs (festivals), collaboration, and research.