- Unified, robust platform to create, manage and distribute news content via multiple channels
- Categorization and classification based on IPTC standards
- Implement a system with reasonable TCO
Polish Press Agency (PAP) is the single largest source of news from Poland with over 250 reporters and 40 photojournalists
delivering accurate and comprehensive news to leading media outlets, government and financial institutions, investors and
entrepreneurs in and outside of Poland.
content. Moreover, they were looking for a single, easy to use, platform for handling all types of multimedia to secure
operational improvement, along with reliable remote access capabilities for regional corresponders.
In 2008, the Polish Press Agency (PAP) selected newsasset platform (Agency edition), and replaced the old
editorial system (KWAZAR) with a common Content Hub that converges editorial production for Print, Digital, Radio, TV and News
Agencies and fully supports the production, management and distribution of news.
A specialized Events module played a vital role for PAP users to handle all news stories planning process.
Via this module, the users have the ability to assign Events to Departments and People, accompanied with the
capability to monitor news production according to deadlines set. In addition, users had the chance to exploit sophisticated
technology for searching, retrieving, filtering, shorting, previewing and monitoring digital and news assets across the platform.
Several APIs used to allow integration with other existing systems and a web access subsystem was implemented, providing full
editorial and news coverage functionality even remotely.
PAP teams now enjoy a complete and secure system for management, delivery and storage, of sensitive information,
handling large volumes of data in various forms, while also exploiting events handling and news planning process. Moreover,
newsasset platform allows PAP teams to meet the demands of both traditional customers and electronic media,
since it supports powerful content reception and automated distribution to multiple channels.
Last but not least, the PAP acquired a system with reasonable TCO; an agile, open architecture platform, fully expandable to
meet any additional future requirement, that ensures a quick return on the investment and its long lasting duration.
As Mr Ryszard Niżewski, Head of the Operational Committee of said, “we [i.e. PAP] were very satisfied with the
customer- oriented attitude in our everyday cooperation. The newsasset editorial IT system allows PAP’s journalists, editors
and sales staff not only to make full use of IPTC metadata, but also to develop our internal workflow with all of its traditions,
habits and new ideas. Our partners are always ready and eager to help us in creating new functionalities and new possibilities.
When we look for new solutions, we can be sure that they will understand our needs perfectly.”