ClearStory Systems Provides Willow Creek Community Church ActiveMedia for Digital Asset Management
Westborough, MA (January 16, 2008) – ClearStory Systems®, an established provider of on-demand digital asset management (DAM) solutions, today announced Willow Creek Community Church, a 20,000 plus attendee organization, chose ActiveMedia to manage its complete digital media supply chain — from creation and collaboration, to lifecycle management and delivery of thousands of rich media assets including documents, graphics, images, video and audio for all of its highly dynamic productions. Willow Creek selected ActiveMedia for not only its flexibility to grow and leverage new distribution channels but also for its ability to provide advanced workflow and automation capabilities.
Willow Creek Community Church creates highly dynamic audio and video productions dedicated to spiritual learning, which are distributed to members in a variety of formats to a variety of locations. Streaming video and the internet are utilized to bring the church’s messages to classrooms, auditoriums, and small meeting groups. In addition, the church broadcasts its annual leadership conference via satellite to more than 11,000 churches around the world.
“We realized that the ability to manage, organize and distribute media is the key to the future. ClearStory Systems is supporting our mission to generate e-learning experiences through various distribution channels. People want to connect in many different ways – from iPods to cell phones in small groups as well as within larger venues,” stated Mike Gold, Willow Creek Community Church CIO.
ActiveMedia provides a digital media communications’ supply chain that will benefit Willow Creek in several ways:
- Improve content creation by allowing secure access, supporting cross-media usage and reuse;
- Control workflows, storage, indexing and asset security;
- Reduce the cost of managing disparate storage systems;
- Securely deliver assets via e-commerce and portal applications to the people who need them, and;
- Distribute assets securely throughout the sanctioned channels
“Willow Creek Community Church is offering so much to the community through its organization and various ministries. We understand that DAM is a vital component of their continuing ability to bring their messages to the most number of people,” said Mike Lam, Clearstory Systems President. “ClearStory Systems will be a key partner in offering innovative, robust and scaleable content management services today and in the future.”
About ClearStory Systems
ClearStory Systems is the leader in high-performance on-demand solutions for digital media communications. ClearStory software managesthe enterprise digital media supply chain—from creation and collaboration, to lifecycle management and delivery—to give companies a competitive advantage, marketing agility, cost avoidance, and maximum efficiency. Backed by premier customer support and service, ClearStory’s award-winning product suite is offered on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) basis for both a rapid return-on-investment and low total cost of ownership. Visit us at www.clearstorysystems.com.