Fichtner Consulting EngineersInternal digital asset management system

Fichtner is one of the world's leading independent engineering consultancy firms, and they needed to improve the management and control of their clients' documentation.

Internal DAM for drawings, documents and multimedia

Fichtner needed to improve the management and control of their clients' documentation, which consists of mainly documents, both Word and PDF, and also spreadsheets, slide-shows, images and videos.

Their broad requirements were -

  • Be accessible to everyone, on and off site.
  • Different levels of access depending on type of user e.g. access/read/submission only for general users and access/read/submission/write/delete/approval for administrators.
  • Easy to use e.g. use of drag and drop facilities, etc…
  • Automatic upload of meta data, able to export meta data, ability to customise meta data / search fields.
  • To sort by keywords rather than categories.
  • To be able search by meta data fields, keywords, etc…
  • Able to preview assets in software before download/export.
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