1 billion files
To be able to process and manage the enormous amounts of files, Bol.com has opted for the robust image bank of WoodWing Assets. It can manage up to 1 billion files. In addition, a user-friendly interface in combination with an open architecture and well-documented API (development interface) were requirements. Via the API Bol.com has created scripts that automatically make selections based on the metadata associated with the images.
PIM and DAM
The images are filtered on the basis of predefined criteria so that the selection process for the product managers is greatly simplified. Through an integration between WoodWing Assets (DAM) and the Product Information Management system (PIM), it is possible to work with data and files in real time. As a result, the processing and publication process is no longer a bottleneck for growth and ambitions.
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