To create new metadata fields for use in your DAM system, you first need to create a new namespace to contain them.
Creating a namespace
Open the metadata configuration from the FotoWare program group in the Start menu.
Right-click on the Namespaces node and choose Add namespace...
Name: Give the namespace a descriptive name.
Alias: Assign an alias to the namespace. Use lowercase letters only and no spaces.
Tip: If you're uncertain about the alias, look at the other namespaces to see what their aliases look like.
URL: Enter a unique url that nobody else has. It's a good idea to use your business domain as part of the url. For example it can look something like this: http://ns.fotoware.com/academy/1.0/ (Don't use this url precisely)
Click on OK to store the namespace.
Next you can start adding fields to the new namespace.