Insights, Tips, and How-To's
for Creative Operations

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How Truly Great Creative Production Teams Get Work Done On The Go

Posted by Krissie Harrigan on January 18, 2016

Review & Approval On The Go

Mobile is essential for today’s distributed creative production teams. Regularly communicating with everyone you work with (internal or external, in-house or contracted) is an integral part of managing large complex design projects - whether it’s through your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Our team has worked tirelessly on our latest release, which not only offers better performance, but more excitingly includes a fully responsive UI for review & approval on the go.

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Topics: Creative Operations, Product Info and Updates

Leaders in Creative Operations: DirecTV

Posted by Krissie Harrigan on December 16, 2015

Leaders In Creative Operations is a new series of interviews and profiles of Creative Operations executives from the biggest companies in the world. Get the best insights, expertise, and advice in this exciting and quickly growing industry. 

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Topics: Creative Operations,  Creative Operations Management, Creative Operations Leaders

Getting Assets Approved While Minimizing Re-work

Posted by Kiefer Uuksulainen on December 15, 2015

Creative operations professionals need to know their numbers. Metrics such as Volume of Assets and Review and Approval Time provide context and grounds for better-informed decision-making. Tracking Versions/iterations Per Asset can help to highlight internal efficiencies that are slowing your production down.

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Topics: Creative Operations, Asset Production, Metrics that Matter

Leaders in Creative Operations: Oakley

Posted by Krissie Harrigan on December 09, 2015

Leaders In Creative Operations is a new series of interviews and profiles of Creative Operations executives from the biggest companies in the world. Get the best insights, expertise, and advice in this exciting and quickly growing industry. 

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Topics: Creative Operations,  Creative Operations Management, Creative Operations Leaders

The Anatomy of The Creative Operations Role [Infographic]

Posted by Krissie Harrigan on December 08, 2015

Since hosting the Creative Operations Summit in New York last month, we've received all kinds of feedback from the community about how valuable it was to be able to meet, network, and learn with others in the same role trying to solve the same problems. 

Creative Operations is a relatively new field, and takes people with a unique combination of specific skills and backgrounds. 

Curious if Creative Operations is right for you? Looking to create that role at your organization but not sure what skills and attributes to look for? Check out our Infographic: 

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Topics: Creative Operations

Leaders in Creative Operations: Prudential Financial

Posted by Krissie Harrigan on December 02, 2015

Leaders In Creative Operations is a new series of interviews and profiles of Creative Operations executives from the biggest companies in the world. Get the best insights, expertise, and advice in this exciting and quickly growing industry. 

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Topics: Creative Operations,  Creative Operations Management, Creative Operations Leaders

More Reviewers? More Delays.

Posted by Michaela Green on December 01, 2015

There are numerous metrics that matter to creative operations professionals. We previously covered Volume of Assets, and the next big one to highlight is Review and Approval Time.

The length of time between a review’s creation and completion doubles when there are 8 or more participants. That’s the result of a recent study that ConceptShare conducted across customers spanning several industries. 

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Topics: Creative Operations,  Creative Operations Management, Asset Production, Metrics that Matter

2400 Assets in a Month?! Why Metrics Lead to Creative Ops Success

Posted by Kiefer Uuksulainen on November 30, 2015

Metrics = Success. Savvy creative operations professionals are increasingly becoming aware of this and starting to track the numbers that matter most. Knowing your numbers, like Volume of Assets, creates a better understanding of current workloads, production capacity and allocation of resources. Do you know YOUR Volume of Assets?

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Topics: Creative Operations,  Creative Operations Management, Asset Production, Metrics that Matter

What You Missed At The Creative Operations Summit

Posted by Michaela Green on November 25, 2015


Last week we hosted “the largest gathering of creative operations professionals in the history of mankind” - our first Creative Operations Summit in NYC.

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Topics: Creative Operations

Creative Operations: WHAT, WHERE, & WHY?

Posted by Kiefer Uuksulainen on November 23, 2015

Creative Operations is the field responsible for increasing timeliness, capacity and compliance in the creative production process.


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Topics: Creative Operations

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