The Creative Force Blog

News and ruminations from the Creative Force team.

Plus a Look Into the Future Before we talk about a few of my favorite highlights from 2022, I'd like to wish everyone out there a happy holiday and a wonderful new year from all of us here at Creative Force. We wouldn't be where we are without you. When I reflect on everything we've done this year, I'm amazed at just how much we've achieved. The list you are about to see is only a fraction of what the team built. We've doubled our dev team, ...
How Competitors-Turned-Friends Went From Lite Lagers to Luxury Looks. This is the story about how Creative Force came to life.
A recurring theme in Creative Force is easy access to information. Whether it's assets, samples, or production status, information on the platform is simple to find and understand. Few Creative Force tools model this as much as Kanban View. It's a simple but powerful way to visualize the state of production in your studio.
You're probably familiar with the technical information that your camera automatically captures and records when you take a picture. Things like camera make and model, lens information, and settings that were used to capture the image.   First, here's a quick intro video from me that discusses the tools in Creative Force that allow you to automate and customize metadata capture for your eCommerce studio. Who doesn't love things being made easier ...
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A Year in Review: Top 11 Product Highlights of 2022
The Story of Creative Force: Identifying a New Need
Kanban View Offers an Incredible Visual of Your Production Tasks
Customizing and Automating Metadata Capture for eCommerce Photo Studios
Creative Force now has over 100 employees and we thought it was the perfect time to introduce you to some of them from around the world! 
If you haven't already, check out our detailed post on Creative Force's end-to-end video management features. Now let's dive into the team behind the software: The people of ...
We're thrilled to share that Creative Force supports video management. Let's talk about exactly what that means, why it's important for studios today, and where we're headed in ...
Plus a Look Into the Future Before we talk about a few of my favorite highlights from 2022, I'd like to wish everyone out there a happy holiday and a wonderful new year from all ...
G2 just released their new Winter 2023 Grid Report and Creative Force has done it again. Across 3 categories, we received 9 badges highlighting the incredible work that we've been ...
We are happy to announce that Creative Force is now SOC 2 Type II certified! After over 480 different tests applied by our service auditor, A-LIGN, Creative Force has passed with ...
Content studios, retailers, manufacturers, and brands in fashion and apparel all have complicated workflows. There are multiple internal divisions that coordinate production ...
Since Creative Force’s start, 3 years ago, we’ve been moving through the industry like a running back, delivering updates and upgrades to our partners. Non-stop and right up the ...
In an age when studio operations teams are more distributed than ever and utilizing an even greater mix of full-time employees and freelancers, there's a need for digital tools ...
Customer feedback is highly valued at Creative Force—we've truly oriented our platform's functionality around input from our users—and news of customer satisfaction brings ...
The term "KPI" has become a bit of a buzzword over the last few years, sometimes even eliciting a few heavy sighs from colleagues when the topic comes up in meetings. While it's ...
Creative Force continued its streak of quarterly accolades from G2, the leading peer-to-peer review website for business software. In the category of product information ...
From all of us here at Creative Force to all of you talented people out there, we wish you a happy new year.
In G2's just-released Winter 2022 Grid Report Creative Force has been recognized with three awards: High Performer, Best Support, and Easiest to Do Business With. It's the third ...
To effectively operate a content production studio, you need to know what's going on in the process at any given time. Many studios rely on team members to self-report, or they ...
The teams that make up a high-level production studio look mostly the same in terms of general roles. But the nuances of how those teams are structured, and the specific ...
How Competitors-Turned-Friends Went From Lite Lagers to Luxury Looks. This is the story about how Creative Force came to life.
You've checked the samples, prepped the product, and created great images to support your brand or client. But your job isn't over. As a production studio, one of your most ...
If your studio shoots apparel on-figure, then you know there are unique tools and resources your team needs to produce the best possible imagery. One of those tools might be a ...
Creative Force, the leading workflow management solution for e-commerce content creation, has received High Performer, Best Support, and Easiest to Do Business With awards as part ...
When a product is checked into a high-volume production studio, things can move very quickly. So make sure your check-in process gives you the tools needed to ensure your product ...
Creative Force set out to build complete, end-to-end production software that helps you and your team not only streamline production but also bridge the gap in your software ...
When you are a high-volume retailer, using vendor imagery can be a great way to reduce the workload for your in-house studio and improve your speed to the web. Unfortunately, for ...
Creative production is an inherently physical process requiring space, organization, and an actual physical workflow. When managing a production studio, there's seemingly no ...
One of the original goals of Creative Force in the early stages of development was flexibility. The team understood that to truly support a studio and make the production process ...
We want you to understand what we mean when we say "file handling," and look at the tools Creative Force uses to keep images organized and reduce the possibility of errors. ...
One of the most common errors in any photo studio is the misnamed image. Whether it's forgetting to update the name for the next sample, using an incorrect name format, or just ...
A recurring theme in Creative Force is easy access to information. Whether it's assets, samples, or production status, information on the platform is simple to find and ...
Creative production can become an adventure in an organization. Taking physical samples and creating digital assets is a complex process, and it’s not uncommon for items and ...
  In another video summary article, we talked about   how Creative Force integrates post-production into your larger process   and provides valuable tools and automation to help ...
 Whether you are working with an internal team, a remote freelancer, or an external service provider, Creative Force has the post-production workflow to cover your needs and ...
Throughout the entire post-production process, the work lives within the same system — giving you all the visibility you need to make sure your images get where they need to go.
Styling an outfit for e-commerce photography requires layers of effort in an already complex process. Whether you use a styling closet, create outfits using production samples, or ...
Inventory management is a process unto itself, requiring its own tools and talent to do the job well. When you look at sample management as a single component of creative ...
Creative Force has developed several ways to upload, automate, and sync data that comes into our system to simplify the production process. Creating a production job in Creative ...
No matter what production management solution you have in your studio, there is no substitute for getting the right eyes on your images to determine what is on-brand and ready to ...
Using vendor imagery is a great way to save time and cut production costs but there are a lot of challenges that can come along with it.
One of my favorite features of Creative Force is its integration with industry-standard tools. It allows your teams to use the tools they know and love, all while taking advantage ...
From all of us here at Creative Force to all of you talented people out there, we wish you a happy new year. It's easy to forget where we were 12 months ago-a lot has happened. I ...
Workflows, one of the foundational settings in Creative Force, outline particular flows, or defined paths, that your samples and product records follow during asset creation. With ...
In creative production, there are tons of decisions to be made, from which images to shoot to what they should look like. In many studios, once these decisions are made, they are ...
Creative Force recently released the first version of our mobile app and we caught up with the mastermind behind it, our CPO, Tejs Rasmussen to learn more about the motivations ...
We are extremely excited to introduce the Creative Force Mobile Application. With the launch of the newest member of our application family, we are untethering your team with on ...
In creative production for an eCommerce business, assets are everything. The entire job of an eCommerce studio revolves around taking a product and creating images that can be ...
You're probably familiar with the technical information that your camera automatically captures and records when you take a picture. Things like camera make and model, lens ...
Partner Announcement: Creative Force and Bynder team up to increase speed to market for retailers in eCommerce.
The pandemic has meant significant changes to our ways of living and working, including a rapid shift to e-commerce as well as a forced examination of legacy processes in photo ...
In episode 3 of our Remote Studio Solutions Webinar Series, we checked in with our partners at The Line Studios, a full-service creative production company based in Brooklyn, New ...
Running a photography studio is no walk in the park. But responsibly executing a 1 week on-model shoot just 7 weeks after suspending studio operations due to COVID 19? That's a ...
April 2019 was the month when we flicked on the switches and went live with our first customer. So much has happened in the 9 months that have passed since then, and in this post, ...