"Dobbin Case Studies: Processing Workflows in Audio Archiving" - May 21th, 2010
Large archives have a massive task organizing media, prioritizing ingest activities and managing ongoing ingest processes all while maintaining quality control. Managing the metadata flow throughout these processes can also be daunting.
Cube-Tec provides various software tools that manages the complete audio archive ingest life-cycle:
1) Workflow Management
Cube-Workflow employs Business Process Modelling (BPM) technology and allows a facileties unique workflow requirements to define the application processes. In turn, Cube-Workflow manages the complete Cube-Tec software suite: QUADRIGA, Dobbin, and Media Inspectors.
2) Digitization Workstations
A bi-directional interface from Cube-Workflow to QUADRIGA, Dobbin and Media Inspectors allow for a complete control of an archives resources –assets, ingest processes, QA, reporting. This interface provides real-time progress reports of on-going activities facilitating efficient supervision of all workflows.
3) Metadata Workflow
Metadata smoothly moves from legacy databases to the Cube-Workflow hub - and then distributed to Cube-tec’s application suite – at ingest or during post-processing, metadata can be updated and processed
4) Quality Analysis Management
QUADRIGA and Dobbin provide complete a QA solution and provides feedback to Cube-Workflow via a web-based reporting system.
5) Reporting Systems
Cube-Workflow and Dobbin provides a wealth of ingest specific reports and statistical information that help you manage you workflows, media assets and facility resources more effectively.