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In the rapidly evolving landscape of creative content production management, artificial intelligence tools like Midjourney are not just assisting teams in ideating new projects ...
Creative Force Joins The MACH Alliance Today marks an exciting day for Creative Force, as we are thrilled to announce that we have officially joined the MACH Alliance. Standing ...
Every quarter, G2 - a peer-to-peer review aggregator for business software - releases a Market Report highlighting the world’s leading enterprise solutions as rated by their ...
Creative Force will exhibit at Henry Stewart Creative Operations New York on May 16, 2024. Visit our booth to discover our innovative SaaS platform for managing content ...
Everyone is talking about AI right now. Collins Dictionary even named 'AI' its 2023 word of the year.
As we close the book on 2023, let's look back at what has been a milestone year for Creative Force. It's been a year of innovation, collaboration, and transformation, and we ...
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We are excited to announce a significant milestone in Creative Force’s journey! We’ve successfully closed our Series A funding round, raising $8.9 million from the Export and ...
eCommerce content creation teams have to stay organized, agile, and ready for the unexpected. One essential tool for keeping your eCommerce content creation on track is a ...
At Creative Force, we understand that on-set photography teams want to get started shooting as quickly as possible and not be constrained by software limitations.
Organize, assign, and monitor your productions at scale and in real-time with Creative Force’s newest platform extension. Managing the production schedule for eCommerce content ...
Ensuring consistent colors across images for eCommerce products is an ongoing issue for retailers, studios, and brands. Our product team has already released multiple features ...
We are excited to welcome Juliana Vail, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in both the tech and fashion industries, to Creative Force.
We usually wait a few months after they've been hired before introducing you to our employees here at Creative Force, but one of our newest hires is already making waves and we'd ...
The eCommerce content production landscape is on the cusp of a huge transformation. And virtual models are at the core of all of it. In a field where traditional photography can ...
If you're into design, specifically the design here at Creative Force, you're going to love this one... It is a pleasure to introduce the one who makes us look so good, please ...
In this final blog post of our Studio Manager Series, we want to help you sustain the excellent foundational work you've carried out by setting tracking performance metrics within ...
Every second in an eCommerce photo studio can translate into money saved or money spent; time management is crucial. Ensuring that your eCommerce photo studio runs smoothly and ...
Staying on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence (AI) requires constant innovation and exploration of new tools and techniques. One tool that has stirred up interest and ...
We’ve talked about streamlining your workflows with automation - but what about your physical workflows? How your floorplan is physically arranged can have a huge impact on your ...
In the final theme of the series, we tackle one of the most pressing concerns of any studio manager: productivity. We’ve heard time and time again questions about how to generate ...
A lot of technologies have emerged recently in eCommerce that are attempting to redefine the industry's landscape. In particular, "Image to 3D" and "Text to 3D" have shown great ...
Having quality control processes, realistic budgeting, and successful client expectations management can steer your business toward success. However, despite the best-laid plans, ...
Over the past month, we’ve shared guides to help studio managers achieve thriving teams, smarter workflows, and more efficient eComm studio management. But who’s it all for? As a ...
As we all know, content production in the eCommerce world is continuously evolving. With the onset of advanced tools and applications, the task of creating high-quality, ...
Budget management is a priority for every eCommerce photography studio around the world. Understanding how to optimize costs while still delivering the utmost quality to meet Key ...
In eCommerce, great photography plays a crucial role in marketing campaigns and brand visibility. To gain a competitive edge, brands and retailers, and commercial studios need to ...
In eCommerce content production today, businesses are increasingly seeking advanced tools for effective data collection and validation. Amidst this quest for innovation, ...
In the lead-up to our Studio Manager Playbook, we've been sharing vital plays across our blog to bolster your studio management skills. So far, we've divulged the secrets to ...
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what about the information hidden within a digital photo? Enter image metadata, the treasure trove of information that is stored ...
As a studio manager, you’re familiar with all the necessary information, documentation, and data that goes into an eComm studio workflow (and how it all changes hands along the ...
In this blog, we’ll talk about what to consider – and two scenarios to keep in mind when choosing between integrating various project management, scheduling, and communication ...
As we head out of May and into the summer months, let's quickly stop through Oak Park, Illinois to say hello to this month's Employee Spotlight. Now introducing, the one, the ...
Ahead of the launch of our Studio Manager Playbook, we've been sharing tips and tricks for smoother studio operations that we’ve learned from our work with studio managers ...
To preface this for those who have worked in a large eCommerce retailer, you most likely know the bulk of what we'll talk about below. You're inundated with it every week (if not ...
No matter the workplace, disagreement happens. Especially in a creative space like a photo studio. But with some smart strategies, you can address a serious conflict before it ...
If you’ve been following along in our Studio Manager series, you’ve already read about how to build a strong, cohesive team and implement effective communication strategies - now ...
Emerging technology is transforming and simplifying workflows in just about every industry and eCommerce photo studios are no different. As a studio manager, it helps to stay ...
Whether you’re chatting on Slack or speaking face-to-face, every workplace interaction involves communication. And in a fast-paced eCommerce photo studio, doing it effectively is ...
As a Studio Manager, you know the secret to your eCommerce studio’s success are your colleagues - so how do you build a great team you can trust?
The end of the fourth month of the year can only mean on thing, this month's Employee Spotlight! This time we travel to the east coast of the US where we find our Lead Product ...
Today, we are excited to announce our new technology partnership that promises to accelerate the eCommerce content creation process for fashion retailers and brands. We're teaming ...
Can you believe that we're already three months in on our Employee Spotlights? We've traveled to Vietnam with Nga, Copenhagen with Jacob, and this month, we're headed back to ...
There's nothing better than a quarterly reminder that our customers are happy with our product. G2 just released their Spring 2023 Grid Report and Creative Force returns to the ...
Introduction Images have always been a powerful means of expression, from communication to documentation. But from the earliest cave paintings to oil paintings, from black and ...
Intro The world of high volume photography is one that demands exceptional efficiency, precision, and creativity. For photographers and studio managers alike, finding ways to ...
With so many questions about artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots like ChatGPT, we thought it was about time to start talking about a few of the new ways that AI is entering the ...
Before we dive in, we have to say just how excited we are to be Platinum Sponsors for Henry Stewart's inaugural Photo Studio Operations London 2023 on March 10th. This event will ...
Every year we all hear the same thing. We need things done faster, we need more done, and we need it all without any mistakes. If you're ready to speed things up and save some ...
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 our previous article, we talked about how Creative Force integrates post-production into your larger process and provides valuable tools and automation to help you put the ...
Whether 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 integrates ...
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.
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, ...