MESA 2018 Spring Journal: 5 Benefits of a Single Source of Truth

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In the past, it was common for businesses to utilize spreadsheets and legacy systems to perform critical functions pertaining to rights and availabilities. But in today’s fast-paced world, having multiple incongruent systems results in excessive manual data entry, double keying, and reconciliation issues. As digitalization continues to redefine the M&E space, investing in a single source of truth is no longer optional –– it’s mandatory.

In the 2018 spring-summer edition of the M&E Journal, our CRO, Michael McGuire, dives into:

  • The common problems that arise from disparate technology systems.
  • The current and future state of rights & royalties processes.
  • The key benefits of working with a single, unified platform for rights management.


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Watch this DEW2021 discussion from Feb. 11 about fin-tech's role in modernizing payment of royalties and residuals.