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Technical News August 2020

27. August 2020

brix cross media service GmbH becomes brix IT Solutions GmbH!

Our 20-year company anniversary has caused us to question whether the name "brix cross media service GmbH" still represents the company in a contemporary way. More about the name change and product updates can be found in our newsletter.

Read the August 2020 Tech Newsletter
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Business Newsletter July 2020

23. July 2020

In our latest brix Business News edition, we cover the new CELUM Connectors for Adobe CC and Microsoft Office from CI HUB, as well as Akeneo's informative global B2B Survey 2020 about Product Experience. We also have new CELUM Connectors and cool new features for brix:anura / CELUM ContentLand.

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Clariant chooses CELUM ContentHub with brix as their implementation partner

06. July 2020

We are pleased to welcome Clariant as a new customer after an intensive evaluation phase.

More about the evaluation phase can be found in the news article.
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Webinar Recap – Digitization before, during and after the lockdown

26. June 2020

We wanted to know what challenges our customers had to face before, during and after the lockdown and what key learnings for the future resulted out of it.

Click here for the webinar summary
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Technical News June 2020

18. June 2020

We are pleased to announce our newest business area Business Process Management (BPM). In addition, our developers have been working diligently on new extensions and interfaces that might be of interest to you.

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Business Process Management - the path to the digital future

04. June 2020

Gain a competitive advantage in the digital era with Business Process Management.

Read the Business Process Management press release
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Business Newsletter May 2020

26. May 2020

We are pleased to announce our newest area of expertise - Business Process Management (BPM). Learn more about the new version of Akeneo's Product Experience Management Platform and how Ricola provides all brand and communication content worldwide with the CELUM ContentHub.

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Simple tools for agile collaboration in your teams

23. April 2020

Increase productivity in your teams - CELUM Workroom® and FlowBoard® for better collaboration

More about the webinar: CELUM Workrooms and FlowBoard

Coronavirus and Customer Experience Webinar

21. April 2020

The coronavirus presents us all with new challenges. Stationary business has collapsed in many industries, which is accelerating the digital transformation. But what will the world look like after the coronavirus?

Take part in this exclusive SAS Webinar. 

Note that the Webinar will be held in German.

Register here for the SAS Webinar
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Technical News April 2020

21. April 2020

We would like to share with you the latest technical developments that we worked on, even in times of Corona. Perhaps the one or another information about our products might prove to be helpful to you, especially during this time.

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Customer Experience 2030

14. April 2020

Together with SAS, the world's leading analytics provider, we had the pleasure of holding our webinar on April 8, 2020 on the topic of "Customer Experience 2030 - Bring Empathy to Your Customer Relationships".

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Webinars instead of Meetups in April 2020

27. March 2020

We invite you to participate in our free webinars in April 2020. Gain new insights and use new options.

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We remain at your service!

19. March 2020

Our team will do everything in its power to continue to assist you at full brix power. For our part, we have moved our entire operation to the home office in order to protect ourselves and others.

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Technical News February 2020

20. February 2020

The brix «Technical News» provides a compact overview of all relevant developments around the products CELUM DAM, CELUM Extensions and Connectors, Akeneo PIM, brix:papilio and others.

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brix Breakfast Meetup February 2020 – Dynamic Database Publishing

14. February 2020

On February 12th, 2020, we had the opportunity to open the doors for a fourth time for our brix Breakfast Meetup at the brix Academy. The topic Dynamic Database Publishing was the focus of the event.

Read the post event review

Akeneo PIM Summit 2020 (APS)

10. February 2020

Let us present you the highlights of this year's Akeneo PIM Summit.

More about the Akeneo PIM Summit Highlights
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With drive into the brix anniversary year 2020

21. January 2020

What was best in 2019?

Our customers! We would like to thank everybody for the very interesting and challenging projects and for the very pleasant collaboration. The year 2019 was a successful year for us in every aspect.

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brix continues to contribute to the development of disabled sports in Switzerland in 2020

15. January 2020

With a donation for the benefit of PluSport we would like to make a small contribution to the support of physically impaired athletes.

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brix Breakfast Meetup December 2019 — Manage your Workflow

17. December 2019

Thanks to our guests, customers and speakers for the great brix Breakfast Meetup on December 10, 2019 regarding the topic "Manage your Workflow". Not only did we learn a lot about agile project management and had interesting discussions, Michael Sahlender from CELUM was also able to introduce us to the brand-new CELUM FlowBoard Workflows in his presentation as a guest speaker — pertinent to the topic.

Click here for the event summary
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Akeneo PIM Summit (APS) 2020

16. December 2019

As Akeneo Bronze Partner we will be at the APS 2020 from 5 to 6 February.

Register today. We are looking forward to presenting CELUM DAM and the new version of celum-akeneo:connect at the CELUM booth.

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Ho Ho Ho...

12. December 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your appreciation and cooperation as the year draws to a close.

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We love Software Engineering

11. November 2019

Developing software that perfectly meets your needs and integrating it seamlessly into your system environment has been one of our main focuses for many years. Now you can find all of our software engineering services on our website.

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Technical News October 2019

29. October 2019

Find out more about the latest brix development "Smart Collection" in our "Technical News" issue of October 2019 and get a sneak preview of the new CELUM NOVA UI. On top of that, we will keep you informed about the latest updates to our CELUM Extensions and Connectors.

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brix Breakfast Meetup October 2019 – PXM

21. October 2019

The second Breakfast Meetup on October 17th 2019, together with our guests and our guest speaker Maël Roth, Marketing Manager Central & Eastern Europe at Akeneo, gave us the opportunity to highlight the most important aspects for the use of a PIM (Product Information Management System).

Click here for the Breakfast Meetup review
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CELUM Partner Day 2019

30. September 2019

We will be presenting translation management with Microsoft Azure on the CELUM Partner Day 2019 and, together with Akeneo, the CELUM Akeneo Connector, which combines the two innovative solutions. In addition, brix is a sponsor of the CELUM Partner Day 2019.

More about our contribution to the CELUM Partner Day
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Exciting topics and events in the fall

05. September 2019

After our first brix Breakfast Meetup in August, more interesting brix events will follow in autumn. We want to discuss why a great customer experience - in a rapidly developing retail world - has become an essential need and how a PIM system can help you create it. In the Digital Asset Management section you can find out more about Agile Teamwork Management with CELUM Workrooms®. You will also receive an update on our own solutions such as brix:anura.

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4th CELUM Usergroup Meeting

04. September 2019

On 18 & 19 November 2019 the fourth CELUM Usergroup meeting will take place at the webXpert Conference in Cologne. The aim of the CELUM Usergroup is to create a platform that gives both customers and partners of CELUM and its products the opportunity to exchange ideas and support each other.

Further information and link to registration
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Technical News August 2019

29. August 2019

With our "Technical Information", you as a customer or partner will receive information about relevant developments around the products CELUM DAM, CELUM Extensions and Connectors, Akeneo PIM, brix:papilio and others in a compact format.

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New and improved CELUM Extensions & Connectors

28. August 2019

A lot has happened since our news from March 2019. Several new and improved Extensions & Connectors, developed by our brix Software Engineering Team, are available to all customers and partners on our brix CELUM Extensions Store.

More about the Extension Updates in August 2019
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New features of brix:anura / CELUM ContentLand

15. August 2019

The CELUM portal integration brix:anura offers new user-friendly features.


More about the brix:anura features
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No summer low at brix cross media

24. July 2019

Summer break — Nevertheless, we don't want to miss the chance to present our latest news in a summer newsletter — for all those who have stayed at home and for all those who are back from their vacation and are back in business again.

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Simple catalogue production for Paul Ullrich AG

01. July 2019

We are happy to announce Paul Ullrich AG as our latest customer in the area of Dynamic Database Publishing (DDP). The spirits and wine retailer Paul Ullrich AG owns six stores located in Basel, Bern and Zurich and is aiming to become the "Liquid Leader" of Switzerland.

More about the project implementation for Paul Ullrich AG
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Central Media Hub connects the New Apostolic Church across Europe

27. June 2019

The New Apostolic Church (NAC) integrates its complex architecture with decentralized systems and isolated solutions: The new NAK Media Portal brings together the ministers and functionaries throughout Europe on a unified platform.

More about the topic in our NAK Case Study.
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brix:papilio 7.0 – New Release

13. June 2019

We are pleased that with brix:papilio 7.0 we were again able to realize numerous customer requests and optimizations of our W2P application.

At this point we present only an excerpt. All new functions and optimizations can be found in our brix:papilio 7.0 Release Notes.


More about the brix:papilio 7.0 release
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With brix cross media into the summer

03. June 2019

With our new newsletter format, we would like to inform you about our company, our solutions and our services. We hope you enjoy reading it and are looking forward to your feedback at any time.

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New and improved Plugins on our CELUM Extension Store Mar 2019

28. March 2019

There are new and improved extensions available on our CELUM Extension Store due to our customer needs.

More about the CELUM Extension Updates in March 2019
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New Extension "Focal Point Setter"

11. February 2019

Set the focal point on images and save image details for further use.

More about the Extension Focal Point Setter
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Special Olympics Donator

23. January 2019

We are socially engaged

Special Olympics is the world's largest sports movement for people with mental disabilities, with 4.7 million athletes in 169 countries.

More about the Special Olympics Foundation
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Product Information Management (PIM) with Akeneo

18. January 2019

Following the best of breed approach, we offer an excellent Product Information Management (PIM) system including the matching connector. Akeneo PIM acts as the perfect complement to CELUM DAM.

Manage high-quality assets as well as the excellent product data centrally and create the perfect product experience for all channels.

More about Akeneo PIM
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New CELUM Extension "Auto Translate"

10. October 2018

More efficiency in setting metadata thanks to automatic translations.

More about the CELUM Extension Auto Translate
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Coming soon: New PIM connector akeneo:connect

11. September 2018

Just in time for the DMEXCO we present the pre-release of our newest connector. With akeneo:connect you synchronize product information from akeneo PIM and product assets (images, videos, documents) from CELUM DAM in order to provide third-party systems (e.g. e-commerce or publishing systems) a unified view on your products.

More about the Akeneo Connector
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Terrific Tuesday at Victorinox – MediaHub meets Swiss Army Knife

10. September 2018

For the sixth time after SBB, Lindt & Sprüngli, Transa, AlpTransit and Ricola, we were able to hold our popular Terrific Tuesday on 4 September 2018 at Victorinox, our customer of many years and world-famous pocket, household and professional knife manufacturer. 28 participants followed the call, which meant that this years event was practically fully booked.

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Read our review of the Terrific Tuesdays hosted by Victorinox
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New and improved Plugins on our CELUM Extension Store Aug 2018

28. August 2018

Once again, there are four new extensions available on our CELUM Extension Store, as well as many improved extensions based on the needs of our customers.

More about the CELUM Extension Updates in August 2018

Exciting autumn for CELUM customers, partners and interested parties

22. August 2018

In autumn 2018, exciting events for exchanging experiences and networking will take place.

More about our autumn events
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New CELUM Extension "Asset Validation"

10. August 2018

Validate assets according to specific criteria and mark them with bullets and tooltips.

More about the CELUM Extension Asset Validation
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New CELUM Extension "Share Listing"

09. July 2018

Keep track of all PIN codes, Smart Views and Upload Requests!

More about the CELUM Extension Share Listing
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New CELUM Extension "Asset Order"

06. July 2018

For users that don't have permissions to download assets from CELUM DAM, we introduce our new extension "Asset Order" for ordering assets.

More about the CELUM Extension Asset Order
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New CELUM Extension OneDrive Connect

31. May 2018

If you need mobile access to optimized files from CELUM, we recommend our new backstage module OneDrive Connect.

More about the OneDrive Connector

brix cross media & CELUM at the Strategy Days Sales & Marketing in Zurich

09. May 2018

The StrategyDays Sales & Marketing take place on June 5th and 6th in Zurich at Dolder Grand again.
Use this opportunity for a lounge-talk/discussion with brix cross media and CELUM and visit our "Best Practices for Efficiency in Marketing & Distribution" workshop.

More about the Sales & Marketing Strategy Days in Zurich

brix:anura - now with faceted search

08. May 2018

Our CELUM portal integration brix:anura now also offers faceted search. The extended anuraSearch component provides a user friendly way to refine your selection criteria step-by-step and reset them with a single click.

More about the brix:anura faceted search

Dynamic Database Publishing (DDP) with dox42 for MS Office

22. February 2018

In addition to Xactuell for the automation of the DTP publishing processes with Adobe InDesign and QuarkXpress, we now offer dox42 for the flexible, powerful and intuitive data integration and document automation for Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

More about the partnership with dox42

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16. November 2017

The annual CELUM customer and partner event CELUMIUM took place this year in London on November 2nd and in Frankfurt on November 9th 2017. As one of the longest existing partners and sponsors, brix cross media attended the CELUMIUM in Frankfurt.

Review of CELUMIUM 2017
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Duplicate cleansing made easy

31. October 2017

Do you want to efficiently clean up the duplicates in your DAM system without losing metadata?

More about duplicate cleansing
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New member of staff in the role of CELUM DAM Consultant & Developer

30. October 2017

We are proud to have Fabienne Kaufmann joining our team as CELUM DAM Consultant & Developer. She successfully completed the CELUM Partner Training course in September and passed the certification. Congratulations to Fabienne!

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CELUM TYPO3 Connect now also available for TYPO3 CMS 8

27. October 2017

Our standard plugin TYPO3 Connect is now also available for TYPO3 CMS 8.

More about the TYPO3 standard connector
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CELUM Magnolia Connect available as standard connector

17. October 2017

Magnolia Connect is another standard plug-in developed by brix cross media for seamless CMS integration. This allows CELUM assets to be placed directly in Magnolia CMS components so that they are linked there and thus always up-to-date.

More about the Magnolia Connector
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Terrific Tuesday at Ricola - exclusive guided tour of the Herbal Centre

15. September 2017

After SBB, Lindt & Sprüngli, Transa and AlpTransit, we were able to continue our well-known and much appreciated Terrific Tuesday series this year with another well-known customer. The worldwide well-known candy manufacturer Ricola allowed us an exclusive visit of the Herbal Centre.

Terrific Tuesday review at Ricola
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Successful projects with CELUM DAM and brix:anura

11. September 2017

What do the Canton of Basel-Stadt and Zurich Tourism have in common?

Read more about the brix:anura integrations
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CELUM Toolbox - Powerful Features for CELUM 5 as Cloud Services

10. August 2017

Create, view and export listings of metadata, nodes, user information, permissions and much more.

View information at a glance and export with a single click.

More about the CELUM Toolbox
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Revolutionary ways to upload assets

23. June 2017

Users without a CELUM login can now also fill their DAM system using a definable upload request.

More about the upload widget