ITC Infotech Introduces New Solution for the Media and Entertainment Industry

Company: Infotech
Published: 08 August, 2009
ITC Infotech, a global IT services company and a fully owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd., today introduced a unique solution for the Media and Entertainment Industry, aimed at enhancing the value proposition of companies operating in this space.

Metatag+(c) is ITC Infotech's unique solution and platform independent framework for metadata collaboration across the enterprise. Metatag+ provides a suite of tools to create, organize, search metadata and associate them with related assets in an organization. ITC Infotech also complements this solution with a diagnostic consulting approach around Information Architecture Modeling to enhance findability of assets and related metadata.

Mr. Khem Aithani, Vice President, ITC Infotech said, "Our intuitive and innovative approach to Metadata management can help organizations effectively manage taxonomy, and control vocabulary and schema management across assets. A comprehensive workflow allows ingestion of metadata into the assets, thereby facilitating a productive search environment and enhanced collaboration across assets and related metadata." Mr. Aithani further added, "We, at ITC Infotech, have tailored solutions and services to help our customers enhance revenue propensity and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO), while transitioning to the New Media world."

The company introduced this solution at the Henry Stewart Digital Asset Management 2009 Conference, in New York. Specialists from ITC Infotech also spoke at the event on "Managing and Massaging Metadata with Metadata as a Service," and illustrated the metadata management workflow and highlighted areas for efficiency and control.

"North America is a key market for ITC Infotech, and we are witnessing increasing traction in the region", said Mr. L N Balaji, President - US operations, ITC Infotech. "We work closely with leading Media and Entertainment companies in North America and have been providing solutions that address critical business needs. The Metatag+ solution will further enhance our value proposition to companies in this space."

ITC Infotech has a dedicated Media and Entertainment practice, focusing on building specific solution accelerators and cost take-out propositions. The practice has developed solution accelerators spanning across areas such as metadata management, asset life cycle management, and intellectual property management, besides cost take-out propositions in digitization, cataloging, technology operations and testing services.