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Martyn Cook

Martyn Cook, Client Solutions Director, IO Integration is an influential strategist with the demonstrated ability to communicate, present, and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of a customer’s organization from C-Level to end user. Providing a consultative and analytical sales approach I am able to advise on industry trends, opportunities and challenges impacting customers whilst offering a solution.

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5 Tips to Align Creative Operations with Corporate I.T.

By: Martyn Cook
August 22nd, 2019

As more organizations bring their creative operations in-house, requirements for creative teams aren't always in alignment with an existing I.T. infrastructure. While SaaS solutions have made technology more accessible, signing your team up for a subscription and not having to deal with corporate I.T. might sound quite appealing. However, not following security and other I.T. policies can pose several risks. Not to mention that these systems can never be used to their full potential if you are not able to integrate them with other technologies. Whether you are new to creative operations or an old pro, we have put together a list of tried and true insights.

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5 Biggest Challenges in Creative Operations For Marketing Teams

By: Martyn Cook
May 30th, 2019

More than ever, companies are challenged to produce high-quality creative assets in order to set themselves apart from their competitors and run better marketing campaigns. The pressures of the modern business landscape are placing more demand on marketing teams, as well as increasing the need for streamlined creative operations processes.

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How Semantic Databases Are The Future Of Digital Asset Management

Why Semantic Databases are the Future of DAM (Digital Asset Management)

By leveraging semantic database technology marketing organiations can have greater control over digital assets and be able to correlate that information with other assets and distinguish relationships between digital assets and target audience.

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Creative Operations: Predictability and Speed

By: Martyn Cook
May 8th, 2019

The idea of “predictable creative operations” might at first glance seem like an oxymoron. After all, creativity is inherently unpredictable, requiring you to come up with fresh new ideas and approaches all the time.

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Creative Operations: How Transparency Creates Value

By: Martyn Cook
April 24th, 2019

Transparency in terms of information is an essential trait when it comes to collaboration between different teams and departments within an organization. Conversely, the lack of visibility impairs real-time decision-making, causing project delays and higher costs.

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Benefits of an On Premise DAM Solution

By: Martyn Cook
April 2nd, 2019

“On-premises” technology is software and hardware that is located on the physical premises of the organization that uses it. Traditionally the favored model for digital asset management (DAM) systems and other software, on-premises tech has lost ground in recent years as cloud-based DAM solutions soar in popularity. In cloud computing, data, applications, and hardware are located remotely and provisioned to clients over the Internet.

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Benefits of a Cloud Based DAM

By: Martyn Cook
February 12th, 2019

Cloud-based solutions for digital asset management (DAM) are becoming increasingly common among companies of all sizes and industries. The main difference between a cloud-based DAM and an on-premise solution is the infrastructure: will you host the system on your own servers and hardware, or use someone else's? 

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